High school counsellors

There are a number of ways for high school counsellors to keep up to date on the latest news from UVic. We do our best to keep in touch, and value the feedback you provide on how best to meet students' needs.

If you have specific questions, contact the recruitment officer for your region or email to arrange an appointment (in person, on the phone or online).

Counsellor events

UVic Counsellor Conference

Join us at UVic's annual Counsellor Conference on Friday, October 12, 2018. It's a great opportunity to connect with UVic recruiters, learn about our programs and services, and get the latest news from UVic.

Registration closes on Thursday, October 11, or when capacity is reached.

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Tentative schedule

Time Activity
8:30 a.m. -- Check-in --
8:45 a.m. Continental breakfast (complimentary)
9:00 a.m. Student Awards & Financial Aid
9:30 a.m. Undergraduate Admissions (including updates on new BC curriculum)
10:30 a.m. -- Break --
10:45 a.m. Spotlight: Science
11:30 a.m. UVic Orientation: Online Pre-arrival Program
12:00 p.m. Co-operative Education: Leading Edge Program
12:30 p.m. -- Lunch (complimentary) --
1:00 p.m. Spotlight: Smoke & Mirrors Coffee Company
1:15 p.m. Discussion: UVic Scholars Program
1:30 p.m. -- Conference ends --

UVic Counsellor Breakfasts

Come to a UVic High School Counsellor Brunch to meet the recruitment officer working in your area, find out what's new at UVic and get answers to your important questions. You'll enjoy a delicious buffet-style breakfast while we update you on all things UVic, including important dates and deadlines, new scholarship opportunities and more!

Registration closes the day before the event, or when capacity is reached.

City Event details Registration
Lower Mainland BC December 5, 2018
8:45-11:00 a.m.
Executive Plaza Hotel Metro Vancouver
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Kelowna, BC December 6, 2018
8:45-11:00 a.m.
Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport
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Parksville, BC January 16, 2019
8:45-11:00 a.m.
Tigh-Na-Mara Conference Centre
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Victoria, BC February 13, 2019
8:45-11:00 a.m.
UVic - Cadboro Commons
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PSI-BC Counsellor Updates

Every fall, PSI-BC (Post-Secondary Institutions of BC) holds counsellor updates across the province. Visit the PSI-BC website for the latest information, including event dates and other resources for counsellors.

Get important updates in your email

Join our counsellor mailing list to receive timely updates on admissions, events and other changes in the UVic campus and community.

Sign up today by e-mailing us at with your name, email address, school name and province. Please use "e-bulletin sign-up" as the subject line.

Tours and campus visits

Encourage your students to visit UVic and talk to us in person. Options range from daily campus tours to our Discover UVic recruiting events.

Teachers and counsellors can also arrange customized school group tours through our Welcome Centre.

Take a virtual tour of UVic

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