Posts Categorized: News

U.S. election night in Victoria, B.C.

Felicita’s pub was packed with people out to watch the election Tuesday night and the room erupted in celebration as Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States. http://storify.com/lizmedia/uvic-watches-the-u-s-election#publicize

New web portal makes finding climate data a breeze

A new web portal is now open that allows anyone to access weather observations from over 6000 locations in B.C. UVic’s Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) launched the portal on Oct. 24th as a means of providing easily accessible weather and climate data from as far back as 1872. “The achievement is bringing together all… Read more »

UVic wants to meet demand for more residence beds

Earlier this year, UVic’s Five-year Capital Plan came out. The plan outlines the university’s recent physical changes, including upgrades to six of its oldest buildings and a nod to one of its biggest priority projects: CARSA (Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities).

Lack of student participation hinders UVSS

The UVic Student Society’s (UVSS) Annual General Meeting took place Oct. 18 in Cinecenta. It was enjoyable; there was free pizza, and facilitators explained the agenda and procedure for the meeting clearly and concisely. Not enjoyable: fewer than 50 people attended. For the UVSS to be able to pass any motions or resolutions at an… Read more »