middle east

international student studying in Pakistan

Nocturnal studying, disconnection, and stress: The life of an international student studying online from South Asia

Time differences have disrupted my body clock, social life, and connection with Canadian culture  Like many students, I started online classes in September 2020. However, unlike most of my classmates…

Three UVic students share how recent conflict with Iran touches close to home

Over the course of a few days, the world’s attention has turned to two countries in the Middle East — Iran and Iraq. While many students in Canada can look…

Distinguished Middle East correspondent visits UVic on cross-Canada tour

Robert Fisk, acclaimed Middle East correspondent, visited UVic on Nov. 15. In front of a packed David Lam Auditorium, Fisk spoke about the effect of Donald Trump on the Middle…