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Welcome to the Events calendar! This is your guide to what’s happening at VIU, from lectures and plays, to Mariners games and guest speakers. VIU students and employees can submit their events at the tab below. If you need to make any changes, simply email with the change and we'll make sure your event is updated! 

We also have a series of info sessions for both parents and students, and webinar information about specific programs.


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Are you interested in learning more about programs at Vancouver Island University? Join us for one of our information sessions.

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Events Calendar

VIU's calendar for events is for students and the community. Things happening on-campus and online can all be found here.

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Have a VIU sponsored event happening soon?  Students and Employees can submit events to the calendar.

VIU Events


Photography show: Guardians of Life, Land, Seeds, and Love

In 2023, Queen Elizabeth Scholar and photographer, Kashmir Lesnick-Petrovicz spent three months in South Africa documenting the work of the non-profit Trust...


Community Dialogue on Racism and Prejudice (Students Only)

A "World Cafe" style event, where participants will share their experiences and perspectives on racism and prejudice at VIU and in our community, in a safe and...


Lunchtime Concert

Global Music from students and others. ______________________________________________________________________________ What does it mean to be a global citizen...


Culture Couch: What does it mean to be a Global Citizen at VIU?

"Global Citizen" is a big, broad term. What does it really mean? Come to the "couch" to an informal, enlivening discussion with other students. Refreshments...


Playback Theatre Workshop: Home and Migration

Playback Theatre is spontaneous - it is theatre created through a unique collaboration between performers and audience. Someone tells a story or moment in...


A Sorry State: Film Screening and Artist Talk

A Sorry State (2013, 42min.) is the story of “the most apologized-to family in Canada – maybe the world”. Filmmaker Mitch Miyagawa’s family received three...

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Adventures in Mind - Cultural Czechia: Sept 10 - Oct 3, 2023

Adventures in Mind is VIU's educational travel program for the community. It will appeal to life-long learners who are...

New Food Security Program: Give a Meal

Access to quality, nutritious food is fundamental to human existence. That’s why Ancillary Services and ...

#MyVIU photo contest

Show us your VIU for the chance to win a $100 gift card to the Campus Store We want to see VIU through your lens: Your...


Speaker Series

Vancouver Island University organizes several annual speaker series as well as visiting guest lectures, one-off talks and other speaker events of interest to the wider public. Learn more and view the upcoming calendar on our Speaker Series website.