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Return-to-campus fall primer B.C.

B.C., UVic release plans for fall semester

UVic hasn't released specific information about how these recommendations will impact the fall semester on campus, but the primer gives the university community a first look into the fall.

UVic’s year of COVID-19

How the university responded to the pandemic For the majority of the 2020-2021 academic year, the UVic campus was essentially deserted — slackliners were absent from the quad, there was…
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The university shouldn’t pass the costs of the pandemic onto students

As we approach the time of year when the UVic Board of Governors decides whether or not to raise tuition, we’re asking UVic not to pass on the costs of…
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Student athletes navigate training, teambuilding, and restrictions throughout the pandemic

Student athletes face the challenges of shifting province-wide restrictions As national competitions and races are cancelled due to the pandemic, many student athletes have had to shift their focus while…
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Graduating into a pandemic: Amid a time of helplessness students are also hopeful

This past year has shifted the student experience of university Many of us began our university degrees sitting in a classroom filled with new faces. We scrambled to get to…
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What your mask says about you

Frankly, it's also illegal not to wear a mask.
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When it comes to COVID-19 guidelines, students are rightfully confused

For almost two months, B.C. has had tightened restrictions in place to control the spread of COVID-19, including a ban on social gatherings. On Jan. 7, these restrictions were extended…
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UVic anticipates more in-person classes in summer semesters, adjusts key dates and re-opens general bursary for spring semester

Here are some updates on what we can expect regarding an eventual return to face-to-face classes, an update on those key dates, and how to apply for financial aid through…
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Local religious and spiritual groups continue to provide community, companionship, hope

With the holiday season approaching, religious groups are having to navigate worship at a distance. For many people in Victoria, these groups aren't just people to pray or meditate with…