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April 6 UVSS Board Meeting Recap

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the UVSS Board of Directors met for nearly three hours through the online video conference app Zoom — and discussed events from the 2020 UVSS election,…
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Tweetcap | Feb. 24 UVSS Board meeting

The board welcomed Kai Richins and (sort of) Jasmine MacGregor as Co-Directors of Events, replacing Shay Lynn Sampson who recently stepped down. Lead Director Juliet Watts encouraged everyone available to…

Tweetcap | Feb. 10 UVSS Board meeting

Many board members attended the legislature to assist land defenders in their protests against pipeline expansion in Indigenous territories. Meanwhile, the UVSS Board of Directors meeting addressed sustainable food on…
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TWEETCAP | UVSS Board of Directors Feb. 3 meeting

On the evening of February 3, the UVSS Board of Directors met for the final time before their Semi-Annual General Meeting (SAGM) on Thursday, February 6.

TWEETCAP | Feb. 7 Senate meeting

President Cassels faces tough questions as one Senator calls UVic’s lack of public support for the Wet'suwet'en “morally reprehensible.” The Senate hears a presentation on UVic’s (not great) place in…

UVSS SAGM Tweetcap: UVSS continues to value fun, despite best efforts

The proposed changes to the UVSS’ values involved removing “FUN!!” from the list of values and adding two values, environmental sustainability and decolonization. At the SAGM, multiple students expressed their…

Tweetcap | Jan. 20 UVSS Board meeting

During the brief Jan. 20 meeting, the UVSS Board heard reports from directors and approved the agenda for the Semi-Annual General Meeting on Feb. 6.
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UVic passes new investment strategy amid Divest UVic protest

This morning the UVic Board of Governors (BoG) passed a motion on the Responsible Investment policy, which proposes reducing the "carbon intensity" of their short-term investment and bonds portfolio by…

Tweetcap | Jan. 10 UVic Senate meeting

The Jan. 10 Senate meeting heard reports on Canada Research Chairs and the Victoria Forum. However, administrators could not guarantee a Board of Governors vote on Divestment this month.