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UVSS Statement in Support of Ukrainian Students

Dear University of Victoria Students, As a student union, we have always firmly defended the rights of students to be free from harassment and discrimination on our campus. We are making a statement in light of the acts of harassment directed towards the Ukrainian Students Society during UVSS Clubs and Course Union days. These acts […]

Pride AGM: A Fresh Start for the Queer Community

Mark your calendars! The Pride Annual General Meeting will be taking place on February 2, 2023, from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. We are exclusively inviting current students in good standing to participate in the Pride AGM, either by joining us in person at the Michelle Pujol room or online via Zoom. Community members and […]

Statement On The Dissolution of UVIC Pride

Dear UVSS Members, At the November 14th board meeting, the UVSS Board of Directors voted to dissolve UVIC Pride and hold their funding in trust, after requesting the resignation of the Pride Representative. This decision was made for the following reasons: A General Meeting had not been held in over a year and six months; […]

Housing Now! Public Letter

October 7th, 2022 British Columbia New Democratic Party Parliament Buildings Victoria, British Columbia, V8V 1X4 Dear BCNDP, We, the students of the University of Victoria, are calling on your government to take rapid and radical action to address the ongoing housing crisis. New and current students are unable to access education or are being pushed […]

UVSS Endorsement of UVic Parking Petition

Dear University of Victoria Student Society (UVSS) Members, NOTE: Since the time this petition was endorsed, the University has made significant concessions regarding the increased costs to workers resulting from its new parking policy. To learn more about why the UVSS endorsed this petition, read on! At our recent board meeting, the UVSS Board of […]

National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. This date was chosen as it’s the summer solstice, the longest day of the year when many Indigenous peoples and communities celebrate their culture and heritage. This day celebrates the dynamic, robust, and diverse culture, outstanding contributions, and communities of Indigenous, Métis, and Inuit peoples across […]

International Trans Day of Visibility

The International Trans Day of Visibility is an annual event committed to celebrating trans+ people and raising awareness of the prejudice and bigotry faced by transgender people across the world.  Being able to exist as your true self is something that most people do every day without a second thought. However for trans+ people living […]