accessibility

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Access4All continuing push for accessible learning

As the fall semester witnessed the return of face-to-face instruction on UVic’s campus, the #Access4All initiative states, “international and disabled students are being left behind.”
A tinkerine employee shows off a face shield, in front of boxes of face shields for the deaf and hard of hearing

B.C.-based company partnering with non-profit to provide face shields to deaf, hard of hearing community

Initiative aims to overcome communication challenges posed by traditional personal protective equipment In response to COVID-19, two B.C.-based organizations are producing face shields, a type of personal protective equipment (PPE)…
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Upcoming Accessibility Town Hall to help form province’s legislation on accessibility

The B.C. government is creating accessibility legislation, and wants students’ input. On Nov. 27, the UVSS and the Society for Students with a Disability are hosting an accessibility town hall…

Accessibility means being able to park on campus

Students with physical disabilities or mental health barriers often rely on cars to get to campus, but by 10 a.m., general parking lots are full. It should be a priority,…
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Your UVSS Tweetcap for November 18

On a cold and rainy evening in November, the UVSS Board of Directors met to discuss their recent initiatives, upcoming events, and hummus.

New system to help students schedule accommodated exams

A new enterprise is in production at the Resource Centre for Students with a Disability (RCSD). The system, named Clockwork, is a database that will allow students with disabilities to…

New bus exchange to neighbour the SUB

A new set of 10 bus bays, like the set of 11 bays in front of the UVic Bookstore, is in development for beside the Student Union Building (SUB). B.C.…

Student with marijuana licence barred from machinery

UVic student Bruce Dean’s Bachelor of Fine Arts has been put on hold, as he participates in a human rights case against Facility and Production Manager of Fine Arts Daniel…