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Voter turnout 2.97 per cent for UVic Senate student elections

On Monday, April 8, the Office of the University Secretary released the election results from the race for student senators on the University of Victoria website. Of the 21 042…

Voting for UVic student senators open until April 5

Until Friday, April 5 at 4:30 p.m., UVic students can vote for four representatives who will sit on the University Senate for the 2019-2020 academic year. Although student senator is…

The Students Strike Back: UVic students take over Senate Chambers

On Tuesday, March 26, a mass of students — estimated between 100 and 200 people — rallied outside the University Centre Building at the University of Victoria to protest the…

Six students take seats on UVic Board of Governors and Senate

On Jan. 18, six Student Representatives ran unopposed and were acclaimed to the UVic Board of Governors and the Senate. The lack of opposition was due in part to the…

Students to rally against UVic’s proposed 15 per cent international student tuition hike

On Tuesday, Mar. 26, students from the University of Victoria will be rallying in front of the UVic Senate Chambers in the University Centre Building to protest a proposed 15…

LETTER | To the UVic Board of Governors on international tuition hikes

I am writing in advance of your March 26 meeting, [having] learned that UVic is proposing to increase the tuition fees of international students. At a time when xenophobia, racism,…

A quick guide to voting in the UVSS elections

Voting in the UVSS elections is open from today until Friday at 12 p.m. The University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) controls $14 million per year to run businesses, services, and events…

UVic unveils Strategic Enrolment Management Plan (SEM)

Your March 1 Senate meeting Tweetcap Friday’s Senate Meeting was short and sweet. Senate members seemed happy about the Seven Layer Dip — who wouldn’t be? Jamie Cassels, Chair of…

Everything you never wanted to know (but probably should) about the UVSS

The multi-million-dollar question: Why should anyone care about student politics? With University of Victoria Student Society (UVSS) elections right around the corner, you might be wondering what the point is…