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What makes an A? Grading patterns vary widely across campus

Grading at UVic differs between departments, making comparison for scholarships and grad school difficult Since 2012, close to 45 per cent of course grades at UVic have been an A-…

UVic cancels large classes, restricts travel amid COVID-19 pandemic

Classes over 250 are cancelled effective Friday, March 13 as the province advises against all public gatherings over 250. The university will also temporarily halt all plans for travel outside…

Petition to close UVic due to coronavirus garners over 1 300 signatures overnight

Within hours of the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, University of Victoria students decided to take matters into their own hands. At 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday,…

A brief taxonomy of why people raise their hands in class

Students often raise their hands in class, for an assortment of reasons. We offer here a record of our writer’s observations to provide a taxonomy of the phenomenon.