student governance

UVSS ELECTIONS | All Candidates Forum focuses on diversity, representation

The forum focused mainly on representation of Indigenous and international students Only a day after aspiring student politicians laid their heads down to rest, Thursday, Feb. 28 saw candidates running…

UVSS ELECTIONS | Slates battle it out for top spots at Lead Directors debate

Sustainability, student consultation, and inclusive representation primary debate issues The Lead Director Debates on Feb. 27 saw an afternoon of spirited discourse, revealing questions, and according to the results of…
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UVic declines to take stance in support of Unist’ot’en

Your Feb. 25 UVSS Board meeting Tweet-cap This week’s University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) Board meeting — held on Feb. 25 due to a snowy cancellation two weeks prior…

LETTER | UVSS referendum on VIPIRG sets terrible precedent

As a former University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) director, I’m appalled at the actions taken by the UVSS board in pushing through a last minute referendum to defund VIPIRG.…

VIPIRG threatens legal action against UVSS Board for libel

On the evening of Monday Feb. 25, the law firm Velletta & Co., acting on behalf of the Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group (VIPIRG), threatened legal action against the…

UVSS ELECTIONS | Peer Support Centre referendum

This March, students will have the opportunity to vote on a referendum that would establish a fee to fund the Peer Support Centre (PSC), a student-run mental health resource that…


In the upcoming 2019 UVSS election, students will have the choice of voting whether $3.00 of their annual student fees (or $1.50 for part-time students) continues to support the Vancouver…

UVSS ELECTIONS | Student Advocate position referendum

On Jan. 14, the UVSS approved four sets of questions to be held in a referendum in conjunction with the 2019 elections. Among the four referenda questions students can vote…

UVSS ELECTIONS | Campus Community Garden referendum

One of the referendum questions on the ballot this year asks students if they are in favour of increasing the portion of their student fees that goes toward the Campus…

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