UVic rushes to compete for millions in research dollars

MONEY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND RESEARCH Due to successful fundraising, UVic students wishing to travel will receive new funding from the President’s Asia Partners Fund and the President’s Excellence Fund. Over…

UVSS AGM exceeds quorum, divestment goes to referendum

On Oct. 16, the University of Victoria Students’ Society’s (UVSS) held their Annual General Meeting (AGM). Preliminary figures indicate that over 220 people attended, well over the 108 required to…

Student referendum lacks specifics

I was pleased to attend Thursday’s annual general meeting of the UVSS. To see Cinecenta filled to capacity with hundreds of students passionate about issues which affect our university was…

In support of divestment

Acclaimed professor and environmentalist David Orr once said: “Students hear about global responsibility while being educated in institutions that often invest their financial weight in the most irresponsible things.” UVic,…

UVic Board of Governors meeting summary: Sept. 30

Campus planning, fossil fuel divestment, and community engagement updates were on the docket for UVic's BoG on Sept. 30.

Fossil fuel divestment on upcoming UVSS AGM agenda

Following a heated debate at the Sept. 22 UVSS board meeting, the motion to introduce a divestment referendum question to the Annual General Meeting was approved, and scheduled to take…

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