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Eight student senator positions filled by acclamation

The first eight spots for elected student representatives on the UVic Senate — which governs the university’s academic matters — have been filled by acclamation. The university will call for…

TWEETCAP | Feb. 7 Senate meeting

President Cassels faces tough questions as one Senator calls UVic’s lack of public support for the Wet'suwet'en “morally reprehensible.” The Senate hears a presentation on UVic’s (not great) place in…

EDITORIAL | What would you do with 15.5 million dollars?

With the deadline for UVSS election nominations coming up on Feb. 10, it’s time for students to step forward. But year after year, we watch as very few people run…

Tweetcap | Jan. 10 UVic Senate meeting

The Jan. 10 Senate meeting heard reports on Canada Research Chairs and the Victoria Forum. However, administrators could not guarantee a Board of Governors vote on Divestment this month.

Tweetcap of Dec 6 Senate Meeting

At the last UVic Senate meeting of the decade, senators talked divestment and made amendments to the Faculty of Education policy.
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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…

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…

EDITORIAL | Why lack of student engagement is in UVic’s best interest

As students shuffle about, UVic laughs All across campus last week, students  walked past the larger-than-life images of aspiring student politicians on posters half-falling off buildings and — let’s face…