Business | Tech

Sustainable business challenges can be an opportunity for students

Companies reaching out to the public to get new ideas and input through competitions is not a new concept. However, with sustainability becoming the key word of the last decade,…

Business minors can round out degrees

In the current shaky job market, students are sometimes pessimistic about their career outlook post-graduation. According to staff from UVic’s business school and a major employer in Victoria, certain undergrads…

Time to play: Build brick by brick

Video gamers can be judgmental, just like anybody else. And by gamers, I mean me. In my last column, I sarcastically mentioned that millions of Tetris clones exist in the…

“What do you think of online course material being used in classes?”

Charmaine Chard First year Geology “Online materials are better than textbooks. Basically because textbooks are very very very expensive and online materials are provided free for you . . . And if you…

All stuff tells a story

In my last article, I asked you to do an exercise: to take a sheet of paper and divide your monthly expenditures into what you need to spend your money…

Uncommon Cents: Financial swear words worth saying

This article concerns a set of related concepts behind three swear words. “F—.” No, no, not that one. They are naughty financial words, unspoken in polite conversation and considered gauche…

Shoes: this year’s sound investment for retailers

Shoes are in this year; for those who don’t speak the language of fashion, this means they are this year’s moneymakers in Canada’s fashion retail industry.

Beyond PowerPoint and YouTube

Technology in today’s classrooms is a better beast than ever before

Uncommon Cents: Opportunity cost of post-secondary education

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re a student at UVic this year. Today is a great time to make decisions and develop resolve.