campus security

UVic releases review of Bamfield crash that killed two students last year

Miscommunication, poor planning, and lack of empathy relayed in review’s comments UVic publicly released a review of the Bamfield crash today, conducted by Ross Cloutier, an expert in outdoor-related risk…

LETTER | Re: UVic Campus Security officer photographs Divest protesters outside Michael Williams Building for ‘personal interest.’

"As standard operating procedure, Campus Security members photograph, record and take notes during numerous events on campus to provide an accurate record and to assist in further inquiries as needed.…

LETTER | Peaceful protests on campus

"Activities on campus by any persons is not considered a security threat except in the most serious circumstances," writes Keith Cascon, Security Manager with UVic Campus Security. "If that phrase…
Protesters gathered outside the Michael Williams Building on Dec. 3. Photo by Joshua Ngenda, Photo Editor

UVic Campus Security officer photographs Divest protesters outside Michael Williams Building for “personal interest”

On Dec. 3, students were photographed taking part in a pro-divestment protest outside of the Michael Williams Building — many without their consent — by Campus Security Manager of Parking…

Students barred from entering Michael Williams Building, labelled a “security threat” after Board of Governors meeting and protest

Shortly after a student rally for UVic’s divestment from fossil fuels at the Nov. 26 Board of Governors meeting, seven students walked to the Michael Williams Building to deliver letters…

UVic’s new SafetyApp is simple but smart

The university recently announced the launch of the UVic SafetyApp, a new mobile resource for students. But how easy is the app to use? What are its features? Is it…

Police seeking information on suspect over indecent exposure at UVic

A UVic student was flashed by a man in the Engineering Building on Wednesday morning, Oak Bay Police reports. Police seek assistance locating suspect over indecent act on campus, April…

Is Campus Security making students feel less safe?

On the tail ends of the new Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response draft policy, students have come forward to report their dissatisfaction with the way UVic Campus Security (CSEC) has…

Lock your bike in designated areas, says campus security

UVic students face the threat of having their bikes impounded by campus security if they fail to secure them to designated bicycle racks on campus. With the large amount of…