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UVic planning for a full return to face-to-face learning in the fall

After optimistic news from the provincial health officer (PHO), UVic has announced that they are planning for a full return to in-person classes in September. Although the full timetable won’t…
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We can’t let our sense of community be another casualty of COVID-19

For first-year students, the start of the semester is often seen as a critical time to dive into campus life and find new friendships at clubs day, in the quad,…
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Coffeehouse Theatre Festival shows the benefits of online festivals

In the wake of COVID-19, the arts have had to adapt and adapt quickly in order to still create and profit from their art. With cancelled shows and tours, many…
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Vikes to begin esport intramurals for Rocket League, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

After plans for e-sports leagues stalled in 2019, the pandemic has led Vikes to trial two esport leagues As part of the Vikes at Home initiative, Vikes Athletics and Recreation…
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UVic announces undergraduate classes will be “predominantly online”

Many undergraduate students won’t be returning to in-person classes in the fall as UVic will provide “predominantly online” instruction. Further clarification will come with the fall timetable at the end…
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UVic refusing to refund annual parking passes, offering credit for CARSA memberships

With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting normal life across the globe, the University of Victoria is receiving criticism from students for not refunding the 12-month annual parking pass after classes for…

Grading anonymity in UVic Course Experience Surveys

While the new electronic system does require a NetLink ID, Dawson says the previous system was not ideal as procedures thought to be university-wide were not uniformly implemented.

‘Sell Your Old Clothes’ Facebook group thrives on fast fashion

As Victoria Facebook group ‘Sell Your Old Clothes’ celebrates its second year anniversary this spring, creator and University of Victoria Business alumna Fiona Morrison will be stepping down as administrator.…