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Iranian protest at the BC Legislative Building, photo by Isabella Kennedy.

UVic students speaking out, raising awareness for Iran

In September, massive protests began in Iran and have spread like wildfire throughout the world.

What you need to know about monkeypox on Vancouver Island

Multiple countries have seen an uptick in monkeypox cases this summer, causing the World Health Organization to declare the monkeypox virus an international health emergency in late July. With infections…

“There is so much uncertainty”: UVic student describes life at Ukrainian refugee hub

Grey and green cots line the walls of the Przemyśl Humanitarian Aid Centre’s mom and baby room.

UVic’s school of business to host world’s first MBA in Indigenous Reconciliation in 2023

On July 8, UVic announced a new Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in Indigenous Reconciliation. It is the second specialized MBA at UVic, after the MBA in Sustainable Innovation,…
Vancouver Protesters raising the Ukraine flag.

Community shifts focus to help Ukrainian refugees coming to Vancouver Island

One third of Ukrainians have been forced to leave their homes due to the conflict, with an estimated 20 million people displaced within Ukraine, many of whom are unable to…

Repatriating travellers face uncertainty during journeys home

As travel restrictions are being implemented worldwide to slow the spread of coronavirus, those living or working abroad are facing uncertainty returning to their countries of origin.

Tough decisions for international students during COVID-19

Facing an ever-growing list of flight cancellations and border closures, international students studying at the University of Victoria face difficult choices amidst the uncertainty caused by the global pandemic. Do…

UVic group part of Canada-wide Bernie Sanders support movement

Calvin Simpson was a massive Bernie Sanders supporter in 2016, however, he didn’t get involved in outreach for a simple reason: he didn’t know how as someone living in Canada.…

UVic-led graphic novel project aims to inform new generation about Holocaust

Over 70 years on from the Holocaust and with antisemitism rising across the globe, a UVic-led project aims to inform a new generation in order to prevent a repeat of…