Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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Government website gives students a chance to critique college policy

January 8, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under January 10, 2017, News

The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training recently launched a new website for students to give feedback about their post-secondary institution’s sexual violence and misconduct policy, as well as to give feedback about provincial ministry guidelines around the policies. In a press release dated December 4, 2017, provincial minister of advanced education, skills, and […]

News Briefs: January 10, 2018 issue

January 8, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under January 10, 2017, News

Camosun part of local education initiative Camosun College, Royal Roads University, and UVic, along with three high-school districts, recently signed a memorandum of understanding to work together as Education Victoria, a partnership that highlights academic cooperation and educational growth on the island. The long-term vision of the partnership is to make Victoria and Vancouver Island […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: January 10, 2018 issue

January 8, 2018 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under January 10, 2017, News

1. The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) held its semi-annual general meeting from November 17 to 20, 2017 in Gatineau, Quebec; student delegates from the Camosun College Student Society attended. At the meeting, the CFS denied a motion that would have allowed students to be able to view the financial audit detailing over $260,000 withdrawn […]

Camosun student says college not following its own fee policy

November 29, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under November 29, 2017, News

Camosun student Justin Lee says that the college is not following its own regulations for its fee structures. The second-year Post-Degree Diploma in Business Administration-Accounting student noticed that Camosun is charging the same amount for 42-hour courses as it is for 56-hour versions of the same course; Lee says that this is not in line […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: November 29, 2017 issue

November 29, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under November 29, 2017, News

When Camosun students pay their student fees, $2.25 goes toward membership in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) and British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) every month. The fee is collected from students by the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS), which then splits the money in half and remit the funds to the two organizations. […]

News Briefs: November 29, 2017 issue

November 29, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under November 29, 2017, News

Camosun students excel in scholarships Camosun College students received the most Irving K. Barber Scholarships of all students in British Columbia this year. These scholarships are awarded to students who complete a year of post-secondary studies and then transfer their earned credits to a second institution where they intend on completing their education. Since the […]

News Briefs: November 15, 2017 issue

November 15, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under November 15, 2017, News

New award in Camosun trades  The founder of Kinetic Construction has a new Camosun College award named after him. The William Gyles Award in Civil Engineering Technology recognizes a Camosun student who has completed their first year and has aspirations of a career in construction. Kinetic Construction and the Camosun College Foundation created the award, […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: November 15, 2017 issue

November 15, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor   
Filed under November 15, 2017, News

1. When Camosun students pay their tuition each semester, $2.25 goes to membership in the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) and the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). That fee is collected by the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS), which remits it to the organizations. However, between 2014 and earlier this year, the CCSS remitted […]

Eye on the National Student Movement: November 1, 2017 issue

November 1, 2017 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under November 1, 2017, News

As previously reported in this column, the Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) collects fees from Camosun students every month for membership in the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) and the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). The CCSS collects $2.25 per student per semester, which is split in half between the two organizations. However, between […]

Camosun College Student Society elections bring in new board members

November 1, 2017 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under November 1, 2017, News

The Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) held its fall elections from October 23 to October 25. This was the second round of elections where voting was conducted online, and it resulted in another voter turnout larger than the CCSS usually gets in its elections. Of 9,431 eligible student voters, 960 voted; during its last elections, […]

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