The GSS is seeking a graduate student representative to serve on UVIC’s Sexualized Violence Education & Awareness Committee. Interested students should review the Sexualized Violence Education advisory cttee TOR. Graduate students interested in serving on this committee should submit a candidacy using this form.

The Humanities Faculty Council is the body responsible for setting the policy and procedure for all Humanities departments. Serving on this Council gives you the opportunity to be the voice of Humanities graduate students at UVic! The Humanities meets once monthly on Tuesdays, 2:30-4:00pm. The first meeting is September 25th (next Tuesday)!  If you have […]

Returning GSS Health & Dental Plan members don’t forget to fill your prescriptions before the black out period begins on Sep 1 and ends mid-October. The Blackout period happens every year while the GSS figures out who should be on the Extended Health and Dental plan for the coverage year. Extended Health and Dental expenses […]

Nominations are open for graduate student representatives to UVIC’s Faculty of Graduate Studies Council. Deadline to submit your nomination has been extended to August 17th. This is the council that guides the Faculty, and it is a very important committee as it will review all policy proposals that affect graduate students and programs. The Council […]

The electoral officer has reviewed the preliminary results and approved them to be posted. The referendum failed to meet the 5% quorum required to pass a change in fees. As a result, there will be no change to the GSS Extended Health and Dental fees in September 2018. The Extended Health plan will be changed […]

The UVIC Graduate Students’ Society will be holding a referendum on a proposed fee increase to the society’s Extended Health and Dental insurance plans. The Extended Health and Dental Plan insurance plan fees are mandatory fees for all full time on-campus graduate students Voting days: Polling opens: 9 am Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Polling closes: […]

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 […]

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 […]