UVic Board of Governors

Kevin Hall

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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Jonathan Granirer and David Foster to represent students on UVic Board of Governors

The only candidates, seasoned representatives, step onto the board without an election Jonathan Granirer and David Foster will represent UVic undergraduate and graduate student voices respectively on the 15-member Board…

Your candidates for the 2020-2021 Board of Governors elections

The 15-member board has two student representative seats open — one for a graduate and one for an undergraduate student. All students can vote on webvote.uvic.ca, from 9 a.m. on…

Students barred from entering Michael Williams Building, labelled a “security threat” after Board of Governors meeting and protest

Shortly after a student rally for UVic’s divestment from fossil fuels at the Nov. 26 Board of Governors meeting, seven students walked to the Michael Williams Building to deliver letters…
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Vote on potential divestment from short-term fossil fuel investments moved to January

A Board of Governors vote on whether to change UVic’s short term investment strategy to include options for divestment from fossil fuels has been moved to Jan. 28. This vote…

Students protest UVic fossil fuel investments at September Board of Governors meeting

Several dozen student protesters attended the first UVic Board of Governors meeting of the year to speak out against the university’s investments in fossil fuels. In the meeting, the BoG…

UVic President Jamie Cassels announces resignation effective June 2020

Earlier today, UVic President Jamie Cassels announced that he will be stepping down from his position at the university next year, on June 30, 2020. According to the university, the…

EDITORIAL | Activism shouldn’t take a summer holiday

As classes end and exam season wraps up, students head back home, jet off to Southeast Asia, or relocate for a four-month internship or co-op in a new city. The…

Students blockade Michael Williams Building at UVic

A group of students formed a picket line at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, blockading UVic’s primary administrative building to protest the #UVic Board of Governors' international tuition hikes and continued…