News and events

New Role - Dr. Penny Bryden

Our colleague Penny Bryden, already serving as Vice President of the Canadian Historical Association assumed the mantle of President of the CHA at their annual general meeting in Vancouver. Dr. Bryden will serve as President for two years and then a year term as past-president. Congratulations! Your success makes all of us shine a little brighter.

Notice of the Final Oral Examination - JAMES KEMPLING

for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy of JAMES KEMPLING MA (University of Victoria, 2011) MPA (University of Victoria, 1978) BA (Royal Military College, 1965) “A City Goes to War: Victoria in the Great War 1914-1918” Department of History Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:00 A.M. Clearihue Building Room B007 Supervisory Committee: Dr. David Zimmerman, Department of History, University of Victoria (Supervisor) Dr. John Lutz, Department of History, UVic (Member) Dr. Jentery Sayers, Department of English, UVic (Outside Member) External Examiner: Dr. Tim Cook, Department of History, Carleton University Chair of Oral Examination: Dr. Feng Wu, Department of Political Science, UVic Dr. David Capson, Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Degrowth in Canada: Critical perspectives from the ground

Final Oral Examination for the Degree of Master of Arts: Claire O'Manique

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.

IYENGAR: The Man, Yoga, and the Student’s Journey

Iyengar Yoga is universally respected, practiced worldwide and credited by multitudes aslife transforming, but because its founder B.K.S. Iyengar is famously reclusive, little is known about the man who invented this powerful practice…until now!

BC Parks iNaturalist project underway!

Check out what Environmental Studies professor Dr. Brian Starzomski and his team areworking on in summer 2019: see link below, BC Parks Big Summer iNaturalist project.

Mental Wellness in the Age of Advocacy: volunteers needed!

Environmental Studies Students Association (ESSA) need student volunteers to help preparea workshop on the subject of mental wellness in the age of climate action advocacy. This introduction session will profile a short presentation and proposed guide to creating the workshop to beheld in fall 2019.

3D Scanning with Qlone Workshop



Two years in the making, this is the explosive, hilarious documentary history of the legendary film centre featuring over 50 interviews and packed with rare archival footage, dynamic film excerpts,and great interviews with everyone from Guy Maddin to Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan.