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Discarded single-use coffee cup on campus. Photo by Mary Heeg.

Surfrider UVic launches petition for a plastic-free campus

If you’ve bought a coffee on campus recently, chances are it came in a paper cup with a plastic lid on top. Surfrider UVic wants to change that.
Return-to-campus fall primer B.C.

B.C., UVic release plans for fall semester

UVic hasn't released specific information about how these recommendations will impact the fall semester on campus, but the primer gives the university community a first look into the fall.
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Students deserve to know about COVID-19 cases on campus

While COVID-19 numbers surge on the island and elsewhere in B.C., the provincial government and UVic are still withholding statistics that could help people resist pandemic fatigue and combat institutional…
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What makes an A? Grading patterns vary widely across campus

Grading at UVic differs between departments, making comparison for scholarships and grad school difficult Since 2012, close to 45 per cent of course grades at UVic have been an A-…
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UVic planning for a full return to face-to-face learning in the fall

After optimistic news from the provincial health officer (PHO), UVic has announced that they are planning for a full return to in-person classes in September. Although the full timetable won’t…
Sarina de Havelyn tabling at Campus Kick Off

UVSS Campus Kick-Off provides a mixture of online and in-person entertainment

Favourites Bands on the Roof and Movie Night joined by new Instagram challenges and e-sports tournament Under normal circumstances, the first few days of school would see the student union…
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UVic Students ticketed after partying for a second weekend in a row

For UVic students, the party doesn’t stop for a pandemic. In a press release, Saanich PD said they issued 11 tickets for lack of physical distancing and 14 tickets for…
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On the first weekend back on campus, UVic residence students party on during pandemic

Around nine p.m., UVic students started trickling out of their residences and began gathering in the quad. The crowd quickly

Underrated things to do on campus in fall

It’s time to start thinking about ways to feel good throughout the second half of the semester. Here are some underrated activities to do on campus this fall.