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UVic’s fall COVID-19 plans and policies

What you need to know about COVID-19 at UVic this fall With the fall semester quickly approaching, students may be wondering what policies and strategies UVic has in place to…

Students a major part of UVic’s impact on the local economy, but who supports students?

On June 20, a report was released detailing the economic impact of the University of Victoria on the provincial and local economies. The independent report by Emsi Burning Glass (now…
The outside of the Uvic Campus Bike Centre

SPOKES bike program reopening and rebranding as the BikeHub under UVic management

After more than two years since the closure of SPOKES, students will once again have access to a bike loan program on campus. The new BikeHub, the rebrand of SPOKES,…
The UVic campus during summer. Photo by Isabella Kennedy.

Five UVic electives you can take this summer

Taking summer courses can be a great way to get an elective out of the way and lighten your course load for the upcoming school year. With a variety of…
Sofia Donnecke, Trinity Kettyls, and Katie Martens. Photo via UVic Vikes.

Three female student athletes spilt prestigious Vikes Provost Award

At the 17th annual Vikes Honour Roll Luncheon, three female student athletes were surprised to hear their names called for the distinguished Provost Award. Trinity Kettyls from the women’s soccer…
Photo of a person getting a flu shot, via Island Health.

UVic has set up more flu clinics after running out of vaccine

As the days get shorter and the air gets colder, the provincial government is urging people to get vaccinated against influenza, more commonly known as the flu. While COVID-19 restrictions…
Screenshot from Nav Bessi's cyber security Q&A on UVic's YouTube.

UVic CyberAware campaign promotes cybersecurity

UVic’s CyberAware initiative is occurring the entire month of October. The initiative, which coincides with Canada's Cyber Security Awareness month, gives students the opportunity to equip themselves with the tools…
Queenswood UVic childcare

UVic announces 37 new child care spaces at the Queenswood campus, hopes to lessen 1-3 year wait times

The federal government recently announced a significant investment in childcare in B.C., with the aim of making daycare $10 per day by 2027. This announcement promises a financial boost to…
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New SSD campaign pushes for accessible online options in fall return plans

UVic has announced a full return to in-person classes, the SSD says they need to accommodate students who are immunocompromised or living with a disability The University of Victoria recently…