Three referenda in upcoming UVSS fall electoral event, but no in-person campaigning

Voting in the fall electoral event will take place online from Nov. 4-6. Campaigning will be entirely online, due to COVID-19. In order for the referendums to pass, they must…

New Public Interest Research Group conditionally accepted by UVSS

It’s been a long road to the formation of a new public interest research group (PIRG) at UVic, and it’s not over yet. Here’s a brief breakdown of the situation…

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.

VIPIRG terminates lease with UVSS, moves to Fifth Street office

On August 26, VIPIRG announced that they terminated their lease agreement with the University of Victoria Student Society (UVSS) due to what they felt was an increasingly unsustainable partnership. The…

Mar. 25 UVSS Tweetcap: Ratification of election results, confusion on VIPIRG

Mar. 25 was a beautiful day and the sun was still covering campus in a warm glow by the time the UVSS meeting rolled around at 6 p.m. As the…

UVSS CEO recommends second VIPIRG referendum

Just when you thought the UVSS elections were done for the year, a recent investigation from the UVSS Chief Electoral Officer has called for a second VIPIRG referendum “as soon…

VIPIRG referendum fails

Yet results remain unofficial due to serious complaints to Electoral Office On Monday, Mar. 11, the University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) Electoral Office released the unofficial results of the…

UVSS ELECTIONS | Hear UVic sweeps, VIPIRG referendum results unknown

The Peer Support Centre and Campus Community Garden referenda pass, the Student Advocate position referendum fails, and results of VIPIRG referendum are pending release on Monday, March 11 On Friday,…

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