Events and activities

Global Community Events
New and current UVic students at the Global Community May Beach Social

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 Events

Social Drop-ins

Stop by our weekly GC Social Drop-Ins on Tuesdays, from 12:30 - 2:30pm, now until April 4th, for some tea, games, and new connections! Check out the March events calendar for more details. 

Beach Social

Join us on Thursday, May 18th from 2:00 - 5:00pm at the beach to play games, enjoy some snacks, and make friends! Connect with new international students, Global Community volunteers, and campus partners to start off your summer in Victoria. A volunteer will meet you at UVic and together with a group you will walk down to Cadboro Bay Beach. We look forward to seeing you there! Click here to RSVP for this event.


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