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Campaigns Update – September 20, 2016

Hey everyone, We are super excited right now coming off the launch of our campaigns during Campus Kick Off 2016! During CKO 2016 we launched #TextbookBroke (textbook affordability), ReThink Mental Health (mental health awareness) and we continued work on the Let’s Get Consensual campaign (sexualized violence awareness). Our #TextbookBroke social media contest to win $300 […]

Free textbook adopted by Earth & Ocean Sciences course at UVic

Free textbook adopted by Earth & Ocean Sciences course at UVic Students continue to advocate for more open educational resources Victoria – As the UVic Students’ Society gets set to launch its textbook affordability campaign ‘TextbookBroke’ in September, some faculty at UVic are already moving forward to adopt free textbooks for their courses. Earth and […]

Students are #TextbookBroke

Hi! The UVSS is currently ramping up to launch our 2016-2017 campaigns and we are very excited to launch #TextbookBroke – a campaign focussed on textbook affordability and the movement to adopt free open textbooks at colleges and universities in BC. Textbook affordability has reached a crisis point – prices have risen four times the […]

JOINT PUBLIC STATEMENT TO UVSS MEMBERS

Last week, a matter came to the attention of the UVSS Elections Office and the University of Victoria Students’ Society (“UVSS”) that we would like to address in the following joint statement. An unknown individual, likely through the use of an online simulator, fabricated a conversation on Facebook. The forged conversation purported to be between […]