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Divest UVic blocks university executives and administrative staff from accessing the Michael Williams Building

“We feel that the administrators who work in this building are a threat to the security of our future,” said Juliet Watts, Divest BC Chair. “So, we’re not allowing them…

Protesters, university officials tight-lipped at May Board of Governors meeting

Over a dozen students attended the May Board of Governors meeting to protest the university’s continued investments in fossil fuels. Students, including many members of the student group Divest UVic,…

EDITORIAL | Activism shouldn’t take a summer holiday

As classes end and exam season wraps up, students head back home, jet off to Southeast Asia, or relocate for a four-month internship or co-op in a new city. The…

LETTER | To the UVic Board of Governors on international tuition hikes

I am writing in advance of your March 26 meeting, [having] learned that UVic is proposing to increase the tuition fees of international students. At a time when xenophobia, racism,…

UVic can expect a series of new projects and partnerships coming soon

Your latest Board of Governors meeting recap Nov. 27 saw the second UVic Board of Governors meeting of the year and highlighted a suite of projects and partnerships that the…

A look at one year of UVic’s sexualized violence policy

UVic Board of Governors approves EQHR report recapping and analyzing a year of the new policy The University of Victoria’s Board of Governors approved the office of Equity and Human…

May 29 Board of Governors Tweetcap

Tuesday, May 29’s board meeting was a casual one, held in a boardroom in the Michael Williams Building, rather than the typical location within the Senate Chambers. Still, an important…

Tuition hikes hurt our university

“When public colleges and universities operate under a knowledge/education regime informed by academic capitalism, they begin to see students as revenue sources and products. Instruction is redefined as workforce preparation…

It’s time to really protest, UVic

Students must get radical to stop ever-rising tuition fees With it being the Martlet’s 70th anniversary, we’ve been doing a lot of digging through archives. What’s remarkable is how similar…