Consent Workshops

Our consent workshops run at least once a month from September to April. The workshop is two hours long and will be held at the University of Victoria. They are free of charge, open to students and community members, and have a no late-comer policy.

Consent Workshops 

Find Support

Asking for help is one of the hardest things to do. When you are asking for help about an issue that might feel really private, confusing and/or embarrassing, it is important to get support that is judgemental, without pressure, and informed.

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Supporting a Survivor Workshops

This workshop provides some foundations for supporting survivors of sexualized violence. Throughout the workshop we will discuss different approaches and tools that can be used when supporting someone. Workshops are offered several times throughout the fall and winter semesters, are open to everyone, and are free of charge.

Workshop dates and registration

The Men’s Circle

The Men’s Circle at UVic aims to challenge gender-based violence and dominant constructions of masculinity. These gatherings are open to all men and masculine identified people (not just students!) so come and bring a friend or two!

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9th Annual Amnesty International Film Festival

David Lam Auditorium University of Victoria Friday November 19, 7:00PM – H2OIL followed by The Devil Corporation Saturday November 20, 2:00PM – The Big Sellout followed by a panel discussion Saturday November 20, 6:30PM – Nero’s Guests followed by Pray the Devil Back to Hell Sunday November 21, 2:00PM – Twitter Generation followed by Sounds like a Revolution For more...

Transgender Day of Rememberance

Saturday, November 20th 2010 Garry Oaks Room, Fairfield Community Center 1335 Thurlow Road (Accessible, Family friendly, Safer Space, Non-gendered Washroom) 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., ceremony at 7:30 Facebook Link: Members of our communities with various identities and experiences have been invited to speak at this year’s Transgender Day of Remembrance. Through sharing our stories, we hope to raise awareness...

Looking for something fun and exciting to do Halloween?

The Homospun collective and the Anti-Violence Project present: A homopumpkin costume dance party! Friday October 29 Norway house 9pm to 1am* 19+ id please $5-10 sliding scale Time to look for your Halloween costume! When you choose your costume please be aware of cultural appropriation. It is the taking or using of anything related to another community without full permission...

New Team is Set!

The staff positions are now filled and we are just about to start this year’s training program. It is with great pleasure we announce the newest members of our team: Soumya Natarajan, Public Relations Coordinator Josey Ross, Outreach and Education Team Leader Jarrad Marani, AVP Workstudy Stay tuned for future updates: introduction of new staff, new campaigns, and upcoming workshops....

Seeking Outreach Team Leader

The hiring continues here at AVP. We have successfully hired a new Public Relations Coordinator and are now looking for someone to fill the role of Outreach Team Leader. This position is open to folks of all genders, but you must be a current undergraduate student at UVIC in September. Email, call, or drop by with questions or to see...

This year our #ConsentComesFirst team has expanded to include Yami Msosa & Jiaqing Wilson Yang. I love learning with them. @kitjiaqing & @YamiJMsosa.

From the Martlet Archives: A 1998 news story detailing the first paid coordinator for the AVP (what was once known as the Open UVic Resource Sexual Assault Centre). Recently students voted on increasing the AVP's fee levy for the first time since 1998.

3955 students voted in the referendum (~21%). 74% of those who voted voted “yes” to the few increase.

The results are in: the @AVP_UVic referendum has passed. 21 per cent of eligible students voted, 74 per cent of whom voted in favour.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS NOW OPEN! Apply today to present at #MTHF18! #uvic #yyj #trans #CFP #research #archives

No classes on Monday - it's #UVic #ReadingBreak Nov 13-15 #SleepIsGreat

Voting has closed in the UVSS 2017 Fall Referendum. Results will be posted later today. Sincere thanks to all UVSS members who voted!

Polls are closing in about an hour. We want to thank our supporters and volunteers and also our tweeps. This has ben a huge team effort. You are appreciated. #campaigntrail

Thank you Cynthia! Your support, and your vote, on a chilly autumn day means a lot. #heartwarmed #UVic

You still have time to vote in the Fall Referendum to support @AVP_UVic! Go go go!
C'mon @uvic, do the thing! #uvss #uvic @UVSSElections

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