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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


Show Your Pride

As part of Pride Month activities, VIU and the Positive Space Alliance invite all members of the VIU community to a picnic in the quad on June 7. Wear your...


Suddenly 50 , a play reading & fundraiser to tour to Shuswap Theatre

Join us for an intimate theatre evening in the lobby of VIU's Theatre Department to raise funds to cover travel, rehearsal & touring costs &...


Artful Resilience

Films, a collaborative hands-on art project, tree-planting demo, and a tour of VIU’s Garry Oak Restoration project are all part of this FREE collaborative...


Artful Resilience: Building Climate Resilience through the arts

Join us for an afternoon/evening of film and art! Films, a collaborative hands-on art project, tree-planting demo, and a tour of VIU’s Garry Oak Restoration...


Sarah Raymond Dance

Sarah Raymond Dance - June Recital


Brigadoon Dance Academy presents “Scots on the Rock”

Brigadoon Dance Academy is proud to present “Scots on the Rock” Brigadoon’s own 2022 Junior World Champion, Annalise Lam, will be performing! There will be a...

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Fighting for Justice exhibit and book display in the library

As part of Asian Heritage Month activities, VIU’s Nanaimo campus library is hosting the Fighting for Justice exhibit...

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course

Participating in MBSR can help reduce stress, lower anxiety and live with greater ease. MBSR was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn and...

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...


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.