Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education

Tanya MacDonell & Jaymie Elder

Award recipients: Tanya MacDonell & Jaymie Elder

Congratulations to Tanya MacDonell & Jaymie Elder recipients of 2015 CIHR Health Professional Student Research Awards.

Kristy Inouye & Kaitlin Nelson

Award recipients: Kristy Inouye & Kaitlin Nelson

Congratulations to Kristy Inouye & Kaitlin Nelson recipients of 2015 CIHR Health Professional Student Research Awards.

Phil Hiscock

Previous graduates: Phil Hiscock

After I graduated from UVic's Bachelor of Education program with a Major in Physical Education in 2005, I moved to Fort St. John and have worked here for 9 years. Currently, in the mornings I teach math and science at the Energetic Learning Campus. Afternoons I work for Pacific Sport Northern BC as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist as part of the BC Sports school program.


Katelyn Conway, Jared Hidber and Samanatha Nault in Venice

BA (Recreation and Health Education) students Katelyn Conway, Jared Hidber and Samanatha Nault meet-up to eat icecream on the streets of Venice, Italy after completing co-operative education work terms in Denmark, Sweden and Italy.

Alex Inglis  (Berger)

Previous graduates: Alex Inglis (Berger)

I live in Kamloops, BC and teach both French and PE (Girls in Motion). I am currently working on my Masters of Education while enjoying my maternity leave.

Coaching Studies

MEd (Coaching Studies)

EPHE MEd (Coaching Studies) students pose for a photo at the end of their Summer studies.

Healthier people, healthier places and healthier society

Real life learning


Programs offered by the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education provide opportunities for you to immerse yourself in the exciting field of exercise science, physical and health education, to study abroad on international exchange or combine work with study to help prepare you for life as a responsible global citizen.

Events and important dates

Celebrating W.B. Yeats at 150 - 2015-10-06


Curated by the University of Victoria's Special Collections and Archives staff

2015 marks 150 years since the birth of Irish poet and Nobel laureate William Butler Yeats. This exhibit explores Yeats’ work as a poet and playwright with artwork, rare books, and printed ephemera drawn from the Legacy Gallery and Special Collections and University Archives. The exhibition also features unique items documenting the artistry of his family, including father John Butler Yeats, brother Jack Butler Yeats, and sisters Susan Mary Yeats (Lily) and Elizabeth Corbet Yeats (Lollie), all of whom were noted artists.

 ///  Mosada: A Dramatic Poem (Dublin: Printed by Scaly, Bryers and Walker, 1886).

Times:All Day

Free & open to the public


Celebrating W.B. Yeats at 150 - 2015-10-06


2015 marks 150 years since the birth of Irish poet and Nobel laureate William Butler Yeats (1865-1939). This exhibition explores Yeats' work as a poet and a playwright with artwork, rare books, and printed ephemera drawn from UVic's Legacy Gallery and UVic Library's Special Collections and University Archives.

Times:All Day

Free and open to the public.


US Visa Information Session - 2015-10-06


Nancy Biasi, Chief of Consular Services at the US Consulate General in Vancouver, will talk about the different kinds of non-immigrant visas available for visiting, working and studying in the US and the requirements for each. She will also provide information about the visa waiver program and ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization).

Times:15:00 - 16:30



**CANCELLED** GUEST MASTERCLASS: Ilya Poletaev, piano - 2015-10-06


**Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.**

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents

Ilya Poletaev, piano(Montreal)

Pianist Ilya Poletaev, Assistant Professor at McGill's Schulich School of Music, is quickly becoming recognized as one of today’s most original and compelling artists. Poletaev will conduct a masterclass with School of Music piano students.

Poletaev will also present a piano concert on Monday, October 5 at 8:00 p.m. in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Location: MACLAURIN BUILDING- Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing
Times:15:30 - 17:30

Free admission


Decoding #Elexn42 - 2015-10-06


A Panel Discussion of Social, Fiscal and Environmental Policy Platforms.

Party Commitments and Claims in the 2015 Federal Election: Cutting Through The Spin


Lindsay Teddds, Associate Professor of Economics, School of Public Administration

Michael J. Prince, Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy, Faculty of Human and Social Development

Jamie Lawson, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Moderator; Richard Zussman, Legislative Reporter for CBC Radio


Location:Ambrosia Ctr, 638 Fisgard St -
Times:19:30 - 21:00

Admission Minimum $5 to help cover venue costs.

Space is limited. Please reserve a seat: community@uvic.ca

More info: http://publicadmin.uvic.ca/



YVES ENGLER: Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation - 2015-10-06


Please join Canadian author and activist Yves Engler as he discusses his just released critical overview of Canadian policy towards the African continent, entitled Canada in Africa: 300 years of aid and exploitation .  Q&A to follow Mr. Engler's presentation.

Based on an exhaustive examination of the public record as well as on-the-ground research, Canada in Africa documents Canadian involvement in the trans-atlantic slave trade, the "scramble for Africa", the missionary movement, and European colonialism, as well as Ottawa's opposition to anti-colonial struggles and its promotion of neo-liberal economic prescriptions that have benefitted Canadian mining companies who have extracted much of the continent's mineral resources and are often bitterly resisted by local communities. 

Engler sheds light on Canada's part in the violence that has engulfed Somalia, Rwanda and the Congo, as well as how Canada's indifference to climate change means a death sentence to ever-growing numbers of Africans. 

"This should be required reading for every human with a conscience and all those that desire to join the forces fighting for change." - Nnimmo Bassey, winner of the Right Livelihood Award ("alternative to Nobel Prize") and author of To Cook a Continent: Destructive Extraction and the Climate Crisis in Africa.

This event is organised and sponsored by:  Victoria Peace Coalition; Social Justice Studies Program, University of Victoria; Council of Canadians, Victoria Chapter; Social and Environmental Alliance; Friends of Western Sahara; Barnard-Boecker Centre Foundation; Central American Support Committee (CASC); Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid (CAIA), Victoria; Victoria Friends of Cuba; Mining Justice Action Committee (MJAC); and the African Awareness Committee.

Yves Engler is the author of eight books:
Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation(2015),
The Ugly Canadian: Stephen Harper's Foreign Policy(2012),
Lester Pearson's Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt(2012),
Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism On the Road to Economic, Social and Environmental Decay(2011) with Bianca Mugyenyi,
Canada and Israel: Building Apartheid(2010),
Black Book on Canadian Foreign Policy(2009),
Canada in Haiti: Waging War on the Poor Majority(2005) with Anthony Fenton,
Playing Left Wing: From Rink Rat to Student Radical (2005).

For more details on Yves' work, please visit http://www.yvesengler.com
Yves can be reached at yvesengler@hotmail.com

Location:HICKMAN BUILDING - Room 105, Harry Hickman Building
Times:19:30 - 21:30

Free admission.
Donations to assist book tour welcomed and gratefully appreciated.


Open Word: Readings and Ideas: Jordan Abel - 2015-10-07


maps the terrain of the public domain, searching ninety-one western novels for words that relate to the political and social aspects of land, territory, and ownership. Each query represents a study in context – How was this word deployed? What surrounded it? What is left over once that word is removed?

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Location:MACLAURIN BUILDING - D-Wing Room 283
Times:All Day

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Alyssa Weninger (left), Lauren Bernardi (centre) and Joe Thomas (right) participate in the Victoria Kindness Challenge as part of Dr. John Meldrum's management in recreation and health course.

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