Native Students Union

NEWS UNSETTLED | Selling our relations: Indigenous profiteers

For Indigenous peoples living within Canada, there is no victory without sacrifice. While our cultures, homelands, languages, and protocols have all been trampled on and disrespected within the descent of…

UVSS Advocacy Relations Committee donating $6 000 to Unist’ot’en legal fund

And the Native Students Union are independently donating an additional $200 from their own organization The Native Students Union (NSU) have announced they will be donating a total of $200…

NEWS UNSETTLED | Lawless colonialism in Canada

In the wild west of Aboriginal law, Canada shoots first and asks questions later. For several hundreds of years, the Crown has disregarded Indigenous sovereignty in order to access land…

NEWS UNSETTLED | Understanding Unist’ot’en

And B.C.’s legacy of undermining Indigenous governance What is happening on Unist’ot’en territory is not just about pipelines and fossil fuels. It is about how Canada continues to infringe upon…

UVSS to donate $1 000 to Unist’ot’en Camp legal defense fund

Your Jan. 21 UVSS board meeting recap On Monday, Jan. 21, the University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) Board of Directors met for the third Monday in a row to…
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UVSS board puts funding of non-profit research group VIPIRG to a referendum

Board and audience members engaged in an impassioned debate during an almost five-hour meeting On Monday, Jan. 14, the Upper Lounge of the Student Union Building (SUB) filled with over…

Get to know the UVSS advocacy groups and the Native Students Union

Who they are and how to get involved Working from inside the Student Union Building, there are four advocacy groups — Students of Colour Collective, Feminist Collective/Third Space, UVic Pride,…

A newbie’s guide to UVSS advocacy groups and the Board of Directors

For those of you who are new to UVic, or are otherwise unaware, this campus has a particularly active political culture. Aside from the UVSS board of directors, the Students’…

R.I.S.E. Summit gathers students to ‘support, nurture, and heal’

Two University of Victoria students, Sue Bishop and Simone Blais, will be attending the inaugural Racialized Indigenous Student Experience (R.I.S.E) Summit, hosted in Scarborough, Ont., from March 19–21. The summit…