Alumni Week 2017

UVic Alumni Week

Alumni Week 2017 – from February 6 to 12 – is all about the positive impact that so many alumni have on communities worldwide.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Alumni Week and we can't wait to see you at an upcoming event and to celebrate the vital impact of UVic grads.

6 February

Alumni Week 10th Anniversary Kick-off

11:30 a.m. | Welcome Centre 

Join alumni who work on campus for a special launch of the 10th annual Alumni Week celebration.


Alumni Week: It's for Students Too!

1:30 p.m. | Petch Fountain

Drop by for proof that Alumni Week really is fun and games – and UVic martlet cookies!


UVic Legacy Art Galleries 

Three shows continuing during Alumni Week. 

7 February

Hi Tech Co-op & Career Fair

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Engineering Lab Wing Lobby

Learn about opportunities for alumni and students of engineering, computer science and math.

Built Heritage:
UVic's Architectural Archive of the Pacific Northwest

3 p.m. | Mearns Centre for Learning (Rm. 129)

Presentation by 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient selected by the UVic Libraries, Martin Segger, BA '69.


Child & Youth Care Alumni Reception

4:30 p.m. | University Club

Join fellow child and youth care alumni together with faculty, staff and current students for a late afternoon Alumni Week gathering.


The Etiquette of Networking

5 p.m. | Continuing Studies Atrium

Networking. Are you doing it right? Up your game with presenter Terry Cockerline, UVic Alumni Relations director.


Beyond Differences:
How to engage with the world's greatest challenges

7 p.m. | Continuing Studies Building (Rm. 280)

A lecture by Moussa Magassa, UVic Human Rights Education Advisor.


8 February

School of Health Information Science
Alumni Luncheon

11:30 a.m. | University Club of Victoria

A special lunch gathering for grads of Health Information Science.


Distinguished Alumni Awards

7:30 p.m. | Songhees Wellness Centre

Feel the pride and inspiration from the life stories of this year's group of amazing award recipients.


Paint Nite

6:30 p.m. | Venue details coming soon

Grab a brush, find your inner visual artist, and join other young alumni for an Alumni Week paint-in.


9 February

In Conversation, with 
UVic Chancellor Shelagh Rogers:
Reconciliation: A Personal Journey

7 p.m. | First Metropolitan United Church

UVic Chancellor Shelagh Rogers will answer the questions instead of asking them as the CBC radio journalist – and keen observer of Canadian life – talks about reconciliation and the country's future in an intimate and personal conversation with CHEK TV news anchor and UVic Alumni Association board member, Stacy Ross, BFA ’97.


Regional Alumni Events

We're planning special gatherings for alumni in three cities in one night. Click the city for registration information:

Calgary | 7 p.m. | National on 10th

Seattle | 7 p.m. | Rhein Haus

10 February

Vikes for Life Basketball Night

6 p.m. | Women's game
8 p.m. | Men's game

It's alumni night at CARSA as the Vikes men's and women's squads take on the Winnipeg Wesmen.


11 February

Victoria College Alumni Chapter
Lunch and Learn: Victoria Hand Project

11:30 | University Club of Victoria

Join fellow Victoria College alumni (from Craigdarroch and Lansdowne campuses) and Provincial Normal School  alumni for our annual Alumni Week event, this year featuring the tremendous work of the Victoria Hand Project.


Valentine's Day Dinner

5:30 | University Club of Victoria

All UVic Alumni are invited. Alumni ONECard holders are eligible for a free, one-year University Club membership. 250-472-5302 for membership information.


12 February

Thanks for supporting Alumni Week 2017!