Author Archive for: Brent Parrish

Entries by Brent Parrish

November Update

Hey folks, How’s everyone’s November going? Looks like it’s my turn to spread around some good ol’ fashioned UVSS Board propaganda. Campaigns always has a lot on the go but this November has been a doozy. Your new Peer Support Center is doing absolutely fabulous. I’ve been sneaking down to the space during my lunch […]

The Lead Directors Weigh-In on Faculty Representation

For: No one’s ever surprised by the lack of engagement in UVSS elections. You can find Martlet articles dating back to the sixties talking about student apathy and a general distaste for student politics. One aspect of apathy is the consistent lack of candidates running from different faculties and areas of campus. While certain groups […]

UVSS Monthly Update – Student Affairs Edition

Knock knock? Who’s there?…Boo… Boo Who? Don’t cry! I know summer is over, but Club and Course Union Days is coming up! It has been a bustling summer around the office. From handbooks to strategic plans, we’ve done it all. The most exciting perhaps have been the changes made to Clubs and Course Union policy, […]

UVSS Monthly Update – Finance & Operations Edition

Woah, is it July already? I can’t tell from my windowless office…   What’s the Board of Directors been up to this month? Well, even with a few board members on vacation, I’ve been hard at work on two important projects during the summer: strategic planning and annual budgeting. In early June, the board went […]

Announcing Monthly UVSS Updates!

Allo UVic! Welcome to a new board term, complete with new goals! Starting this month, we’re launching monthly updates from the Board of Directors, straight to your screen! We have an incredibly exciting year ahead of us, as we’ll be launching plenty of new initiatives such as a Student Advocate position, as well as revitalizing […]

A statement regarding TERFs

It has come to the attention of the UVSS Board of Directors that in recent weeks, trans-exclusionary radical feminists (TERFs) have been targeting and harassing members of our community. Such behaviors must not be tolerated on our campus, and in society as a whole. The Board of Directors condemns the horrid actions of the TERFs. […]

Media Advisory – September 26, 2016

UVic students set to host counsellor, educator, and artist Farrah Khan as a part of Sexualized Violence Awareness Month Victoria – This Wednesday, the UVic Students’ Society (UVSS), Anti-Violence Project (AVP), and UVic will be co-hosting “We Begin By Listening” – a keynote presentation by Farrah Khan. Khan is nationally recognized counsellor, educator and artist with […]