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Board of Governors approves budget, 20% hike for incoming international students

Ignoring the shouting from the 50 or 60 students gathered outside the University Centre and eventually inside the Senate Chambers, the UVic Board of Governors passed their 2018–2019 budget which…

Board of Governors to vote on 20% fee hike for incoming international students

UVSS International Student rep says 20% hike took him by surprise It’s happening again. After raising international student tuition fees by four per cent last March, the University of Victoria…

Senate and Board of Governor candidates forum fails to draw audience

Reform and engagement big talking points at poorly attended forum If students had come to the Senate, Board of Governors, and Referenda forum held Feb. 26 at Cinecenta, they would…

Sexualized violence policy gets final approval

After months of consultation, feedback, and review, the UVic Board of Governors voted to approve a finalized Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response Policy on March 28. The policy will now…

Board of Governors approves international tuition hike

The UVic Board of Governors (BoG) has voted in favour of increasing international student tuition fees by four per cent effective May 1, 2017, during open session at their meeting…

Students poised to protest international student fee increase

On Tuesday, March 28, the UVic Board of Governors (BoG) will be asked to approve an increase of four per cent to international student fees. The proposed increase is part…

Here are your newly elected Senate and Board of Governors reps

  The University Secretary released the results of the UVic Senate and Board of Governors (BoG) election results this week following the election that took place March 1–3. Voter turnout…

Residence fee increases continue as planned

The rent is too damn high, and is only going to get higher, driving students and UVSS directors to stage a protest at the Board of Governors meeting last Tuesday,…

Board of Governors discuss provincial lobbying, potential tuition increases

At the inaugural 2015-16 UVic Board of Governors meeting on Sept. 29, members were briefed on the university’s response to a recent sexual assault as well as August’s employee harassment…