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Considering becoming a teaching assistant? Here’s what you need to know

As a first-time teaching assistant (TA) this past semester as a graduate student, I went into the experience without knowing what to expect. Coming out the other side after four…
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Looking back on first year

Moving into second year, I am excited to continue to open my heart and mind to new experiences and embrace what university has to offer, both challenging and joyous.
The Rainbow Crosswalk outside of Student Union Building at UVic. Photo by Sarah Roberts.

A beginner’s guide to navigating UVic

Navigating UVic can be a tough task, especially for first years. Locating your classes on the first day, getting from one place to another, and trying to find the best…

Campus Kick-Off returns to in-person format this year

UVSS excited, nervous about returning to campus for a week of events Every year, the University of Victoria Students Society (UVSS) holds an inaugural series of events at the beginning…

What’s up with the UVSS? Introducing new directors and their campus-wide initiatives

Students will be back on campus this fall and so will their student government. The University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS), which represents over 19 000 undergraduates and operates independently…
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How to budget as a university student

Especially in a city like Victoria, one of the most difficult parts of university can be simply affording to live here.
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Events, clubs, and supports for Indigenous students

UVic’s campus is buzzing with the frenzied commotion of the start of the fall semester. As a new or returning Indigenous student, you might be wondering where you can find…
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Three tips for healthy student meals

Eating healthy as a student is almost an ironic statement. From studying late at night to attending lectures on campus all day, it's hard to find time to eat healthily…
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A UVic student guide to the library’s support services

The library expects to return to business as usual this fall For many students, the library is a space to study. But beyond the desk spaces and dusty books, the…

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