Performance / Ceremony / Event

Feb
04
When: Friday, Feb 4, 2022, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Nanaimo Campus

The Asia Pacific region is characterized not only by unprecedented economic growth, but also as a bastion of authoritarianism where co operation between states is increasingly difficult. Deep political tensions persist in the region, and many questions remain surrounding the uncertainty of the Asia Pacific's geopolitical future.Join Dr. Mark S. Williams, Chair of Political Studies and Professor...


Feb
07
When: Monday, Feb 7, 2022, 9:30AM - 11:30AM
Nanaimo Campus

Join this fun and interactive world climate simulation, a role-playing exercise that uses an interactive computer model to rapidly analyze the results of mock-negotiations among international delegations, climate activists, and the fossil fuel industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


Feb
07
When: Monday, Feb 7, 2022, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Join us in starting the week off in a good way. Featuring music, free coffee courtesy of VIUSU, and treats!


Feb
07
When: Monday, Feb 7, 2022, 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Nanaimo Campus

A presentation by Horst Backé on the persecution and potential resettlement of sexual and gender-diverse people, and what you can do to help as a person and professional. Horst volunteers with ROAR (Reaching Out and Assisting Refugees), a local community organization supporting LGBTQI+ newcomers.


Feb
07
When: Monday, Feb 7, 2022, 1:30PM - 4:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Indigenous students are invited to join the Education Abroad team and Tsatassaya White, a Snuneymuxw community member with 23 years’ experience at a major airline, as we explore Indigenous perspectives on international student travel in Shq’apthut. Add your voice to the discussion as we work to identify barriers to participation and devise creative solutions. Valuable insights gathered from this...


Feb
08
When: Tuesday, Feb 8, 2022, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Online/Virtual

VIU Visiting Fulbright Scholar Maria Williams brings her UAlaska students to join in a discussion on the relationship of Indigenous peoples to their respective lands in British Columbia and Alaska. Speakers include: Dr. Georgina Martin (Secwepemc), Dr. Laura Cranmer (Kwakwala/Haida), Dr. Maria Williams (Tlingit), Dr. Sharon Lind (Unangax), and Dr. Rosita Worl (Tlingit), and the event will feature...


Feb
08
When: Tuesday, Feb 8, 2022, 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

The TARDIS will allow anybody to telecommunicate with international students from many different countries. Just step inside (or join via Zoom) during the posted times and you will be able to ask questions, chat with your fellow global citizens and discover what connects us!


Feb
08
When: Tuesday, Feb 8, 2022, 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Join VIU WUSC (World University Service of Canada) for a simulation that takes participants on a journey through the difficult decisions that refugees encounter in the face of conflict and forced migration.


Feb
08
When: Tuesday, Feb 8, 2022, 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Nanaimo Campus

What are the unintentional consequences of crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)? How do we create places that are safe but inclusive for people? This student-led panel discussion will pair planning and criminology perspectives to examine just alternatives.


Feb
08
When: Tuesday, Feb 8, 2022, 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Online/Virtual

How can public or community art tackle social issues? Humanity in Art, queer public art advocates who have been rehabilitating blank walls of Central Vancouver Island since 2013, will share how to incorporate messages of social and environmental justice and create inclusive public spaces.