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UVSS board faces online backlash for party photos, fees and governance structure called into question

One petition demands the resignation of current board members while another calls for bylaw changes following a slew of Reddit posts.
Student Union Building at UVic, photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

UVSS Semi Annual General Meeting sees two motions passed

The University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) Semi Annual General Meeting (SAGM) was held on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 at 2:30 pm. Like the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the…

UVSS SAGM Tweetcap: UVSS continues to value fun, despite best efforts

The proposed changes to the UVSS’ values involved removing “FUN!!” from the list of values and adding two values, environmental sustainability and decolonization. At the SAGM, multiple students expressed their…

Tweetcap | Jan. 20 UVSS Board meeting

During the brief Jan. 20 meeting, the UVSS Board heard reports from directors and approved the agenda for the Semi-Annual General Meeting on Feb. 6.

EDITORIAL | We’ll do fine without the UVSS’s AGM ads. But will they?

At the UVSS Annual General Meeting, the UVSS board passed a motion to eliminate requirements for UVSS AGMs and SAGMs to be advertised on notice boards and in the Martlet.…

UVSS talks annual report, divestment at Semi-Annual General Meeting

On Feb. 6, students met for the University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) Semi-Annual General Meeting (SAGM) in the Vertigo lounge of the Student Union Building (SUB). To clarify (or…

UVSS gets quorum at SAGM, loses it 30 minutes later

Board passes small policy language clarifications For the first time in five years, the UVSS’ Semi-Annual General Meeting [SAGM] reached quorum. Then, almost exactly 30 minutes later, they lost it.…

Poor turnout strikes again, limits SAGM agenda

The UVSS semi-annual general meeting (SAGM) came and went with little fanfare after failing to meet quorum on Thursday, Feb. 2. For the membership to vote on any resolutions amending…

General assembly fails to reach quorum . . . again

The wheels of democracy didn’t stop turning but certainly slowed down a bit on Thursday, Feb. 4, as the UVSS’s Semi-Annual General Meeting failed to meet quorum — a problem that has…

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