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UVic to consider extending winter break after student petition

Over 1 500 people have signed a petition requesting a longer winter break As exam season approaches, many UVic students feel that they need a longer break over the winter…
David Strong Building with COVID-19 notices on the doors

Give students a break

But although reading break is a welcome breather, the reality is that students and professors need more than just three days — we need less work.

EDITORIAL | For students struggling with work, debt, and mental health, reading break isn’t enough

As we come back from reading break, let's be real: for how many students was it actually a real, stress-free "break,"and for how many was it a much-needed few days…
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Global Brigades club sending students to Honduras

While other students kick back, relax, and maybe even study over reading break, 50 students will go on one of a medical, business, or engineering brigade to work on sustainability…

Senate exploring options for fall reading break extension

If you wish the three-day reprieve from classes in the middle of November was a little bit longer, you may be in luck: consultations are underway to determine the fea-…

Campus briefs: spring break moved, pipeline motion stalled

In response to the potential loss of another Monday in the spring term for B.C.’s new statutory holiday, Family Day, the UVic Senate voted on Oct. 5 to move spring…

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