News and events

School of nursing hosts Judy Darcy, Canada's first Minister of Mental Health and Addictions

Judy Darcy, B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, joined student nurses and faculty with UVic’s School of Nursing to share an announcement on campus April 4, 2018 to advance the scope of practice for all Nurse Practitioners in the province to prescribe therapies for those with opioid addiction.

VITA & VIRGINIA

This exploration of Virginia Woolf's (Elizabeth Debicki) 10-year, up-and-down affair withnovelist and socialite Vita Sackville-West (Gemma Arterton), loosely organizes itself around the writing of "Orlando," a novel inspired by Sackville-West in which the title character, born a man,spontaneously changes sex at about 30 years of age. [SEE AUG. 20]

Candlelight Compline

This is a traditional monastic service that completes (compline) the day's cycle ofprayer. Compline offers a time of meditative quiet and monastic chant in candlelight.


July/August and August Courses End

Learn to Meditate

Our core practice is Meditation and Mindful Awareness. These are key tools in the development of conscious and compassionate ways of being present to the complex and stressful reality of our lives.Free. Drop-in when you can. No experience necessary.

VITA & VIRGINIA

This exploration of Virginia Woolf's (Elizabeth Debicki) 10-year, up-and-down affair withnovelist and socialite Vita Sackville-West (Gemma Arterton), loosely organizes itself around the writing of "Orlando," a novel inspired by Sackville-West in which the title character, born a man,spontaneously changes sex at about 30 years of age. [SEE AUG. 20]

Neuroscience Seminar: Dr. Robert Gaunt

Dr. Robert Gaunt
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Pittsburgh

ORLANDO

Rarely have source material, director, and leading actress been more in alignment than inthis adaptation of Virginia Woolf's novel, directed by Sally Potter and starring Tilda Swinton, who slips effortlessly into the role of the male nobleman who awakens halfway through the film to findhimself a woman.