Events and activities

Global Community Events

The UVic Global Community initiative coordinates events that are open to all international and domestic students, staff, and faculty! These events aim to share perspectives, celebrate diversity, foster intercultural connections, and cultivate an inclusive and globally minded campus.

Upcoming events


Global Community December Events 


The Global Community offers many opportunities to connect with others virtually and in person this fall semester. From connecting with others in our casual drop in sessions and cheering on the VIKES together, to informative workshops with our campus partners, we sure think there is something for everybody! 

Check out our December Events calendar here! 


Global Community Social Drop Ins

 GC Student Social Drop-In

  • When: Every second Tuesday 7:30pm – 9:00pm (Pacific Daylight Time)
  • What: Our Global Community Social Drop Ins continue this fall! Join this bi-weekly session from 7:30-9:00pm to meet and hang out with other students in a casual online Drop-in Social! This will be a great opportunity to meet your peers, make new connections, play online games, and socialize. For each session, ICS Student Staff, will plan fun activities that encourage connection and getting to know new friends from around the world. Please note the Zoom link will be the same each week!
  • Where: Online Zoom Meeting. The link will be the same each week! Please see below for details:
    • Join Zoom Meeting here !
    • Meeting ID: 859 1531 7284
    • Password: 124424
  • List of Fall Social Drop In Dates: 
    • Tuesday, Sep 14, 2021
    • Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021
    • Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021 
    • Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 
    • Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 
    • Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021 
    • Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021 

Additional Online Activities

The below videos and resources have been compiled from previous workshops, information sessions, and webinars that pertain to your success as a student at UVic:

Academic success for international students

Getting to know your community

International Student Welcome

The below links highlight some of the many online activities, articles, videos, and additional opportunities for entertainment that you can participate in during self-isolation, a lockdown, or in your spare time.

Explore Victoria virtually

Explore online entertainment options

Health and wellness