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Changes coming to UVic’s Faculty of Humanities and English Department

The English Department will be offering an online version of their MA program, and a new Media Studies program has been proposed.
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How to ace a humanities exam

University humanities courses often earn bad reputations for being impossible to study for. As a graduated English major, I get asked how people can study for humanities courses when the…
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Robyn Maynard headlines 2021 UVic Humanities Literacy Week

This year’s Humanities Literacy Week aimed to centre BIPOC voices and non-traditional forms of humanities research.
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HUMA 295 is bringing experiential learning to the humanities

The most recent addition to the humanities curriculum, HUMA 295, offers students an opportunity to gain research assistant experience at UVic. The new course focuses on introducing students to the…

UVic Bounce aims to help combat student burnout

Student burnout is a serious issue, but UVic Bounce hopes to combat it by decreasing the stigma associated with seeking help.

The importance of valuing the humanities

Hundreds of articles denounce the study of the humanities as a pursuit of “worthlessness” or even “elitism.” So then, why do some people continue to pursue these studies in an…

The Zen of Street Fighter

It was a cold day at UVic’s inaugural Virtual Ninja Street Fighter Tournament, despite the fact Room 308A in the McPherson library was packed with students and staff of all…

Cassels leads charge on strategic plan revamp

Also, can humanists swim? The UVic Senate met for the final time this academic term on Friday, May 7. And while many of the motions were regarding smaller procedural matters,…

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