Finance

Valery Heckel chosen as new director of finance and operations for UVSS

After an emergency board meeting on Nov. 26, Valery Heckel, a former director-at-large, has been chosen as the interim UVSS Director of Finance and Operations. Heck el replaces Anas Cheema,…

UVic Board of Governors meeting summary: Sept. 30

Campus planning, fossil fuel divestment, and community engagement updates were on the docket for UVic's BoG on Sept. 30.

It’s not what you earn, it’s what you save

Jeffrey Schwartz is the executive director of Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada and president of the Credit Association of Greater Toronto. Well, you have probably been at your summer…

Out of the classroom and into the real world

Jeffrey Schwartz is the executive director of Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada and president of the Credit Association of Greater Toronto. Well, that was fun, wasn’t it? The last…

Tax tips for students

It’s that time of year, when we’re reminded there are some good things that go along with being a university student—likely a low-earning one, who may be living at home.…

Five simple ways to have more cash, fast

Forget taking raincheques and pinching pennies. At home, school, or on the go, there are always ways to make and save some easy cash. Scoop up some of these tricks…

UVSS allies with Divest UVic

The UVSS Board of Directors recently voted unanimously in favour of fossil fuel divestment at UVic. Along with the group Divest UVic, the UVSS is asking the university to immediately…

Delving into the cryptocurrency phenomenon

Anyone who’s ever tried to send money electronically knows that it can be a huge hassle. Wire transfer fees are outrageous; currency brokers like Western Union might charge as much…

Victoria crowdfunds movies and more

Correction: This story has been edited since publication to reflect that a four per cent fee is collected from successful fixed funding campaigns, not those that fall short.   Entrepreneurial…