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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 […]

UVSS Governance Review

The UVSS is run for students, by students. We strive to continually improve how the UVSS supports students — the students who run it, and the students who are served by it.  This means ensuring that the work we do is sustainable, represents students, truly supports student well-being, and is guided by equity, diversity, and […]

Statement against transphobia on campus

To the UVic students, staff, and faculty, It is with great sadness and pain that we must respond to a spree of transphobic and transmisogynistic graffiti across campus.   This type of hate is not welcome on our campus. Collectively as the University of Victoria Student Society’s (UVSS) Advocacy Groups, we exist to support the diversity […]

UVSS Statement on UVic’s decision to shift to online exams

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the UVSS has continued to advocate for the safety and accessibility needs of students at the University of Victoria. We support UVic’s decision to shift from in-person exams to online exams or alternative arrangements — something that students have been asking for since last week’s rise in COVID-19 cases on campus.  […]