Safer Use – Residence staff began requesting naloxone training in 2022

It took the death of a student for UVic to listen.

UVic Community Leaders are not naloxone trained despite being first point of contact in emergencies

Make Transit Work – BC Transit seeks feedback on RapidBus expansion

We talk to Isabelle Easton from the University of Victoria Students’ Society about BC Transit’s proposed plans for RapidBus expansion and their response for students’ calls to reinstate a route connecting UVIC with the Swartz Bay ferry terminal.

Make Transit Work – Your bus might not show up

Safety recall sidelines natural-gas buses, about 11 per cent of the Greater Victoria fleet is being removed from service for repairs.

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Safer Use – What is a university’s role in preventing overdoses?

In light of a recent death at UVic, a student and a health researcher share their thoughts on how universities can help prevent drug-related tragedies on campus. Read more

Safer Use – Students seek naloxone kits in UVic dorms after fatal OD

The group is looking into having mandatory training for all students during orientation at UVic, in partnership with university administration

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‘Everybody is exhausted’: UVic unions speak out against budget cuts

A letter presented to Post-Secondary Education Minister Lisa Beare expressed concern about an estimated $13-million operating-budget cut that could see more than 100 positions eliminated

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UVic unions pen letter to province urging funding reform

A coalition of unions from the University of Victoria has penned a letter to the province urging immediate action to address budget cuts.

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UVSS election sees highest voter turnout in over 20 years

In addition to the Board of Directors election, fee-increase referenda have been passed

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UVic students’ society wants more provincial investment to avoid budget cuts

The society says it has raised concerns for years about the unsustainable reliance on international student tuition for revenue

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