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.

Emergency contact info

Our office hours

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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Public Relations Coordinator Job Posting

AVP is hiring! We are seeking out a new addition to our team. Applicants should be energetic, motivated and have a combination of crisis support and leadership skills. Knowledge of an intersectional analysis of sexualised violence and feminism a must. To apply or for more information please email us or drop by the office. POSTING CLOSES: July 19 at 4pm.

Summer Office Hours

Starting June 21, 2010 our office hours will be: Monday 9-5:30pm Tuesday 10-2pm Wednesday 10-3pm Thursday 10-2pm Friday 9-5:30pm Please note that due to vacation and reduced shifts hours may vary. You can always email or phone our office for an appointment time.

Summertime at AVP

Summer is an exciting time here at AVP. The sun is shining (we hope), new collaborations are growing, and planning for the upcoming academic year is in full swing. This is a time for reflection and dreaming outside the box. Some of you may be interested in volunteering with us this year. The new Volunteer Information and Application package will...

This year our #ConsentComesFirst team has expanded to include Yami Msosa & Jiaqing Wilson Yang. I love learning with them. @kitjiaqing & @YamiJMsosa. https://t.co/40sD3leKl4

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! https://t.co/Ns3fXCtAsp #uvic #yyj #trans #CFP #research #archives

No classes on Monday - it's #UVic #ReadingBreak Nov 13-15 #SleepIsGreat https://t.co/2kmaFBMUmS

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 https://t.co/d1NZt0Wsfm

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