Student communications

In collaboration with departments and student groups across campus, the Office of Student Life (OSL) runs several communications initiatives for students to learn about important resources, connect with peers and find out about awesome events and activities on campus. Get more connected to UVic student life and make sure you're never missing out.

Inside the Ring student newsletter

Inside the Ring is UVic's student newsletter, sent to all students by email every two weeks on Tuesday morning. The newsletter shares timely information for students from across the university, including important dates and deadlines, major announcements, upcoming events and opportunities and relevant resources and supports. All undergraduate and graduate students are automatically subscribed to the newsletter.

Faculty and staff who wish to subscribe to the newsletter can do so using the form below.

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Meet Me in the Quad podcast

Meet Me in the Quad is a podcast created for UVic students that shares the UVic experience through interviews with students, staff and faculty. While the podcast is focused on new students, many episodes are applicable no matter what stage of your degree you are in. You can find the podcast on most podcast platforms, including Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Three seasons of the podcast have been recorded to date. The podcast is currently on pause and no new episodes are being recorded.

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Student mental health blog

The Student Mental Health blog was run by a group of UVic student bloggers who are passionate about promoting wellness and self-care practices, increasing awareness of topics related to mental health and decreasing stigma towards mental illness on campus. Although the blog has ended, posts are still available to read.

Check out the student mental health blog