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United Way events

From annual favourites like the plasma car races and the UVic Artisans Market, to new events for this year, there are lots of ways to get involved in UVic's United Way campaign.

UVic pub quiz

Last year you helped us raise over $2000 in one wild night of music, trivia and camaraderie.

Get your quiz on this year! Register your teams of up to 5 people.

  • Thursday, November 16
  • Grad House
  • Doors open: 4:15 p.m.
  • Quiz starts: 5 p.m.

Last March’s event was sold out, so don’t wait to register. And of course, there will be prizes, including one for best team costume.

Artisans market

An artisan painting a wood ornament
An artisan painting a wood sign

The UVic Artisans Market is back for 2023. If you are an artisan, register to become a vendor and showcase your talents using this Google form

This event is open to all students, staff and community members. Purchase handmade items created by talented local artists.

  • Thursday, November 30, 12 - 6 p.m.
  • Michèle Pujol Room at the SUB on UVic campus

Free admission. Donations are appreciated!

Plasma car race

Four UVic employees wearing costumes race plasma cars across a room.
UVic Faculty and staff race plasma cars to raise money for the United Way

You won’t want to miss UVic’s most anticipated, self-propelled goofy car event! Plans are underway for the 2024 Plasma Car Race. Check back for details.

Missed the 2023 event? Check out the video below.

Samosa sales

Samosa with chutney
Samosa with chutney

We’ll be offering samosas again this year. Stay tuned for details.

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