Students of Colour Collective backs out of social media deal with university after content was “policed”

In February, UVic’s Students of Colour Collective (SOCC) backed out of a social media takeover for the university’s Instagram account.
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Newly-launched BACK program aims to support BIPOC students’ mental health

Belonging, authenticity, communities of care, and knowledge — these are the pillars of the new mental health initiative BACK that was launched to support BIPOC students at UVic. BACK is…

A Tweetcap of the December 2 UVSS meeting

While many students were curled up in the library to study for their finals, the UVSS Board of Directors met in Vertigo to pass a handful of motions that included…

SOCC sends formal request to move into VIPIRG’s old room in SUB

The Students of Colour Collective (SOCC) has issued a formal request to the University of Victoria Student Society (UVSS) to move into room B122 of the SUB.

The most diverse library in Victoria is inside the SUB

This library pales in size comparison to the towering bookshelves residing in the McPherson library or the vast foyer of the Law library. When you walk into the SOCC office,…

Advocacy group policy scrapped at tense board meeting

Consultations will take place before policy is reintroduced / Interim Director of Outreach and University Relations Pierre-Paul Angelblazer had barely started to introduce the agenda for the March 26 UVSS…

Advocacy groups respond to proposed policy changes

Most reps concerned with lack of consultation process, group responsibility for legal fees   Many of the UVSS advocacy group representatives are troubled about a proposed policy that dictates how…

UVSS to discuss sweeping social media rules for advocacy groups, clubs, and course unions

Policy would change how advocacy groups, clubs, and course unions are responsible for legal fees EDIT: This article has been edited to clarify a section of the policy which would…

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’…

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