university of victoria students society

UVSS seeks to rebrand with new strategic plan

Thirty-page document illustrates student society’s direction for the next two years At the UVSS’s Board of Directors meeting on Monday, Aug. 13, there wasn’t much time spent discussing the 2018–2020…

UVSS Board considering embezzling money to raise student awareness of union

“If it worked for the SFUO, why can’t it work for us?” Late last week, shocking allegations were levelled at members of the University of Ottawa’s student union (SFUO), as…

2017–2018 Elections budget ran a $23 000 deficit, UVSS reports

Cause of the overspending still unclear, Director of Finance and Operations says In an executive report at the latest UVSS board meeting on Monday, June 18, Director of Finance and…

Your vote still matters!

In fact, it might even be more important than it was before In any “normal” year, the UVSS election would have somewhere between a 15–20 per cent turnout rate; the…

Exposé: UVSS finds alternative source of income by running underground petting zoos

The 2017 election for the UVSS was an eternity ago. There’s no practical reason for anyone to remember the campaign promises made so long ago. However, I do. One campaign…

There’s only one full slate running in this year’s UVSS election

Envision slate to nominate any Directors-at-Large; two Lead Directors running unopposed The candidates for the upcoming UVSS election have been announced, and there is only one full slate running in…

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.…

Student unions across Canada are being mailed sex toys and nobody knows why

Dalhousie University. St. Francis Xavier. Ryerson. Wilfrid Laurier. Royal Roads. University of Manitoba. Lakehead University. Camosun College. And, now, the University of Victoria and the UVSS. Student unions at universities…

Jan. 22 UVSS Board meeting recap

Tensions were high at the latest board meeting, which dealt with board personnel and potential name changes. The meeting commenced with the addition of Isabella Lee, who was added to…