The kids aren’t alright: It’s time to get serious and invest in student mental health

Posted on March 19th, 2018

Here’s an unsettling fact. One of Canada’s most-renowned universities, with a student population the size of a small city, is chronically reliant on philanthropic donations to meet the demand for […]

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UVic, Indigenous partnership to receive $567K from federal government

Posted on March 16th, 2018

The fledgling Songhees Innovation Centre received $93,410 in federal funding on Tuesday, its share of more than $27.8 million being disbursed among 45 projects to support First Nations economic development […]

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College of New Caledonia launches sexual assault awareness campaign

Posted on March 13th, 2018

The administration of the College of New Caledonia hope a recently launched campaign will get students talking about sexual assault and consent. On Thursday, staff at CNC launched the Red […]

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New UBC public health program will train Indigenous health leaders

Posted on March 12th, 2018

A new public health program offered at the University of British Columbia aims to address health inequities by training Indigenous health leaders working in communities across the country. The Certificate, […]

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Study finds “strikingly high” rates of depression and anxiety among graduate students

Posted on March 9th, 2018

Several studies suggest that graduate students are at greater risk for mental health issues than those in the general population. This is largely due to social isolation, the often abstract […]

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Campus workshop brings trauma-informed training to front-line staff

Posted on March 8th, 2018

Sexualized and domestic violence can be difficult subjects to talk about, but 300 members of the UVic and Greater Victoria communities came together on campus last month to do exactly […]

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Canadian Federation of Students wary of Liberal threat over campus sex assault

Posted on March 7th, 2018

The largest organization for post-secondary students in Canada is not quite ready to get behind a Liberal threat to consider withdrawing federal funding from universities and colleges that are not […]

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Student-led project reflects passion to help people do what they do, only better

Posted on March 6th, 2018

With a natural aversion to change, humans often have the mindset that if it’s not broken, why fix it? But if we aren’t making a conscious effort to continuously improve, […]

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MHCC creates discussion guide on recovery-oriented services for youth

Posted on March 1st, 2018

The Mental Health Commission of Canada’s (MHCC) Youth Council has created a video and discussion guide to help service providers understand the needs of youth when it comes to recovery-oriented […]

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