The Side Project has added a few new board games to the shelf for your enjoyment. By popular demand, we got a copy of Ticket to Ride; Europe (the best version, with the stations!) We also acquired two games that are easy to learn, social, and quick to play: Ghost: A logic puzzle and quick […]

The GSS celebrated the completion of our renovation with a ribbon cutting on February 14. Executive Board and Grad Council reps past and present were there, along with representatives from Cascadia Architects, contractors, and the UVIC team who helped us navigate this major project. We were lucky to have May Sam give a welcome and […]

The GSS will be attending Victoria’s annual Lion Dance on February 18th from 12-3pm in Victoria’s historic Chinatown district! More information available at this link. 

Join the GSS for board game night on Thursday, February 15, from 5-8pm at the Interactivity Board Game Cafe downtown! Details    available at this link . 

Thanks to the efforts of graduate students organising a diverse array of graduate student events across campus, the GSS Department Grant Fund has been fully allocated, with $13,000 in grants issued. Review the full list of 2017-2018 GSS Departmental Grants issued. This is the first time the full budget for the grants has been expended in […]

Side Project Coffee is open. Located in the Grad Centre,  Side Project offers a place to relax by the fire, study, and write.  Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy an espresso as well as the snacks and light meals. Hours of operation: Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 7:00 pm, Saturdays: 10 am – 2 pm Eat […]

Are you a January start student? The Opt-in and Opt-out (eligible students only) deadline for our Health and Dental plans is January 31st 2018. If you were registered in Graduate Studies in Fall 2017, your next opt-in/opt-out period is September 1-30th, 2018. Opt-in and opt-outs must be renewed every September for the duration of your graduate […]

You still have time!  We’ve extended the registration for the Three Minute Thesis Competition to Friday, January 26.  Don’t miss out on the opportunity to Gain skills and confidence in public speaking Focus on the message and impact of your research and how to communicate it Network with other graduate students Showcase your research across […]