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UVSS Annual General Meeting votes to lower threshold to propose referenda 

This year’s UVSS AGM held on Oct. 27 was comparatively less exciting than last year's. The night started with James Coccola being ratified by the Board of Directors (BoD) as…

Increase in UVic annual parking pass rates an “ableist green-washed money grab” says UVSS

A petition advocating against the upcoming changes to parking passes at UVic has received over 1 700 signatures and UVSS Board of Directors' endorsement. The petition, started by unions on…
Graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

UVSS elections sees lowest voter turnout ever, delayed Board nominations

“[E]lections aren’t cool,” reads this year’s UVSS electoral report — a document created by the independent Electoral Office to analyze the outcomes.
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…
Photo of overflowing recycle bins in the UVic student union building, photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

UVSS starts Ecofoot working group with goal of carbon neutrality

The UVSS is beginning the long road towards carbon neutrality. In spring 2021, the previous Board of Directors promised to make the SUB carbon neutral by 2040.

UVSS Elections Results: Referendums fail, Pollard elected in only contested seat

Voter turnout was 6.6 per cent, all uncontested candidates confirmed Voting has ended, and the results are in: with low voting turnout, current board members won big, and all the…

UVSS elections: 11 directors-at-large acclaimed

All candidates were acclaimed due to a lack of nominations In this year’s UVSS elections, all directors-at-large (DaLs) were acclaimed due to a lack of nominations. Although they won’t be…

Letter to the Editor: UVSS ties fees to economic/inflationary uncertainty

Letter to the Editor submitted by Jacob Macauley: As a past member of the UVic Bank of Canada (BOC) Challenge team that’s presented in front of the Bank’s leading economists,…

UVSS All Candidates Forum faces low attendance and limited disagreement

With most candidates acclaimed or running unopposed, contestation was low as referenda proponents push for quorum The All Candidates Forum is a staple of UVSS elections. Each year, prospective candidates…

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