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An illustration of a Kwetlal (camas) field by Jon Miller.

UVic’s new Climate Action plan opts for Indigenous knowledge inclusion

With the first words of UVic's new Climate and Sustainability Action Plan (CSAP 2030) going to Songhees Nation Elder Dr. Skip Dick, environmental discussions appear to be shifting in an…
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To mask or not to mask: That is the question for UVic students this year

As students, faculty, and staff return for the school year with no mask mandate in place, there seems to be a mix of people at UVic choosing to either consistently…
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Meet your UVic Advocacy Groups

During the second week of the fall semester the five UVic advocacy groups came together for the first Advo Week. The week allowed the advocacy groups to show UVic students…
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…
ONECard, photo by Sie Douglas-Fish

NSU advocates for cost-free ONECard name changes for Indigenous students

In November 2021, the University of Victoria began reimbursing students who wanted to update their ONECards to reflect a change in name for their gender identity. This news was a…
Person sitting beside a bike on a mountain, photo by Dó Castle via Pexels.

The Martlet’s beginner’s guide to biking

With UVic’s BikeHub reopening this summer, and parking fees at an all-time high, it’s never been a better time to get around Victoria on two wheels. The saying goes, “it's…

New West Shore campus expected to increase opportunities for UVic students

UVic has announced its collaboration with Royal Roads University and Camosun College in a new campus set to open in 2024 in the West Shore area of Langford. 

UVic’s fall COVID-19 plans and policies

What you need to know about COVID-19 at UVic this fall With the fall semester quickly approaching, students may be wondering what policies and strategies UVic has in place to…
The outside of the Uvic Campus Bike Centre

SPOKES bike program reopening and rebranding as the BikeHub under UVic management

After more than two years since the closure of SPOKES, students will once again have access to a bike loan program on campus. The new BikeHub, the rebrand of SPOKES,…