UVic's new residency building, photo by Sydney Lobe.

UVic annual residence fee increase reaches new heights

While landlords in Victoria are subject to rent control under the Residential Tenancy Act, the university does not.
Letter to the editor

Letters: UVic housing is in its flop era

While trying to take the UVic housing survey, I was kicked out on question three for being a “homeowner.” Instead of moving on to the next question, I was informed…

Victoria’s housing crisis: An update and resources for students

Finding accommodations as a student this fall may prove complicated As we enter the third summer following the COVID-19 pandemic and as the dust seemingly begins to settle, the rental…
UVic residence buildings

Students left without housing as classes start

Unable to find housing, students ask whether or not to defer  For many students, starting school at UVic in September also meant finding housing in Victoria. In a city notorious…
residence UVic students partying shut down

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…
on campus party at UVic during pandemic being shut down by SaanichPD

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

Mysterious lounge fridges, modified cafeteria policies, daytime parties: life on residence during the COVID-19 pandemic

A day after the University of Victoria began asking students to move out early from residence, Residence Services began to implement government-recommended social distancing policies on students. Despite these efforts,…

UVic pushes up residence move-out date, closes most food outlets

In the latest efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, the University of Victoria has advanced the default move-out date for campus residents up to March 27, and is limiting…

Timeline for UVic housing project reduced by 16 months

The largest capital project in UVic’s history — the creation of two residence buildings that will house student living, dining, and classroom facilities — is now scheduled to be completed…

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