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Newly-launched BACK program aims to support BIPOC students’ mental health

Belonging, authenticity, communities of care, and knowledge — these are the pillars of the new mental health initiative BACK that was launched to support BIPOC students at UVic. BACK is…
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Saanich Police Department expands presence on campus in response to Halloween parties

Students face stops, searches on campus Following Halloween parties on campus that saw fireworks launched into a crowd, Saanich Police Department (SPD) has increased its presence on campus during weekends.…
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UVic wards off phishing attack

In an email to staff and students, UVic's Associate Director of Desktop Support Services (DSS) David Street said that anyone who receives the email should avoid clicking the link and…
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UVic has set up more flu clinics after running out of vaccine

As the days get shorter and the air gets colder, the provincial government is urging people to get vaccinated against influenza, more commonly known as the flu. While COVID-19 restrictions…
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UVic Foundation announces new responsible investing policy

The UVic Foundation has announced that their equity portfolio no longer invests in companies involved in the extraction and processing of coal, oil, or natural gas.
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“Divest the rest”: Divest UVic rally calls for university to drop remaining fossil fuel investments

Chants from a crowd of close to 30 people supporting Divest UVic caught the attention of passersby as the quad filled with the bustle of students midday on Friday, Nov.…
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Indigenous jurist Marion Buller will be UVic’s new chancellor

"UVic law school mentors lit a fire in me that set me on my legal path," Buller said. "Education transformed my life and because of my education I was able…
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UVSS says motion to change DaLs to faculty representatives invalid

Society will form working group, consult with students regarding changing board structure Previously known for struggling with attendance, this year’s Oct. 28 University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) annual general…
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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.