Get local discounts

Many local businesses offer discounts to UVic ONECard holders. Take advantage of deals on everything from groceries to hotel stays by showing your card or using the discount codes below.

Grocery stores

Pepper's Food Mart

Located in Cadboro Bay, Pepper's Foods is 100% locally owned.

They have a passion for food and are committed to offering locally and ethically sourced products. They offer same-day home delivery and have been the Gold Medal Winner for Best Grocery Store in BC and in Canada for two years in a row in their category.

Open 7 days a week, located 5 minutes from UVic.

Discount: 10% off groceries (restrictions apply)

Peppers Storefront

Urban Grocer

Urban Grocer is reviving the grocery tradition at The Junction of Oak Bay Ave. and Fort St! The people behind Urban Grocer have been in the grocery business on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands for more than 50 years.

Urban Grocer is a neighbourhood grocer with a strong focus on local produce, a deli with in-house chef creations, full service coffee counter and a full selection of everyday grocery items at great prices.

Instagram: @urbangroceryyj 

Students are required to show their ONECard at checkout to receive a discount.

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Restaurants and food

Felicita's Campus Pub

Felicitas

Show your ticket (or stub) to our Felicita’s server on any UVic Vikes game days after 3 pm and receive 20% off your food item (dine-in only).

At Felicita’s, we strive to provide students with a tasty and affordable food menu, a diverse selection of food options with fast, friendly service.

FreshCoast Health Food

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Located in the Shelbourne Plaza, FreshCoast is 100% locally owned.  They are committed to providing delicious, health conscious food and beverages to the people of Victoria. 

Everything is made from scratch by their dedicated team ensuring that you are getting the freshest, tastiest food possible.

FreshCoast’s mission is to provide you with fast, healthy, forward thinking food so you can keep pace with your busy life while maintaining a balanced, nutritious diet and a clean conscience.

Open 7 days a week from 9am – 9pm. 

Discount: 10% off on all food and beverage with your student card.

 

Swans Pub

Come down to Swans any day after 9pm and show your UVic ONECard and all burgers on our menu are only $10. Every burger comes with your choice of house salad or fries. To see our burger menu check out our menu online at https://swansbrewery.com/pub/food-menu/

All of our burgers are made in partnership with Two Rivers Specialty Meats. Two Rivers Specialty Meats offers natural meat products that connect farmers who care about animals with people who care about food. Two Rivers is a collection of local BC farms which focus on grass fed animals and are hormone free and antibiotic free.

We also have an extensive Vegan menu including a vegan burger which you can check out online also at

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  https://swansbrewery.com/pub/food-menu/

Hotels

Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet

Blackrock HotelLocated on a dramatic headland above the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean, Black Rock Oceanfront Resort is surrounded by the Wild Pacific Trail and the rugged rocky coast of West Vancouver Island.

Our stunning Ucluelet resort is minutes from Vancouver Island’s amazing beaches, forests, restaurants and attractions, including Pacific Rim National Park, Long Beach, Ucluelet Aquarium and Barkley Sound.

Only 40 km from Tofino. Experiences with these wild shores and dense temperate rainforest, take your spirit to a deeper level.

Individual reservations can be made by email to with “UVic Rate” on the subject line or by calling 1-877-762-5011, ext. 1, and requesting the UVic or University of Victoria partner rate. Requests for groups of 5+ rooms or catering & events, can be sent to .  Our discount is valid for stays subject to availability, between October 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022.

For a sneak peek at our oceanfront resort, please visit us at www.blackrockresort.com.

Howard Johnson Hotel and Suites

Howard JohnsonThe Howard Johnson Hotel & Suites is ready to welcome you to Victoria!

Stay with us and discover why we have won several awards for friendly and professional service.

Conveniently located next to the Commonwealth Rec center (4670 Elk Lake Drive), 15 minutes from downtown Victoria. 

At the Howard Johnson Hotel & Suites – you will be greeted with a warm welcome every time you stay!

Stay Happy - Stay HoJo! 

  • Steps away from scenic Elk Lake
  • Lakes Grill house & Bar located within the Hotel
  • Wyndham Rewards
  • Heated outdoor pool with a 180-degree view of the Olympic Mountains
  • Medical rates available

Book with the UVic partner’s rate

Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn ExpressThe Holiday Inn Express & Suites (318 Wale Rd, Colwood) is the only IHG property in Victoria – meaning rewards members can earn points towards free night stays!

From the moment of arrival, guests can experience a beautifully appointed hotel featuring 80 guest rooms including family and Jacuzzi suites!

  • Located 10 minutes from downtown Victoria in the peaceful Westshore
  • Complimentary Express Start buffet breakfast served daily
  • Indoor heated saltwater pool
  • 328 Taphouse & Bar located on-sitenew menu!
  • Meeting room availability
  • IHG Rewards Program

Book with the UVic partner’s rate

Motel 6 - Victoria Airport

Motel 6At Motel 6we want you to “save more for what you travel for.” We are proud to be able to offer clean, safe accommodations at an affordable rate! We’ll leave the light on for you!

  • Newly renovated 87 room property in the heart of North Saanich
  • Weekly and monthly rates available
  • Airport parking and shuttle available
  • Brand new kitchenettes
  • Breakfast packages available in partnership with White Spot
  • Restaurant located on-site.
  • Located 15 minutes from Victoria International Airport and
  • 10 minutes away from the famous Butchart Gardens

Book with the UVic partner’s rate

Swans Hotel

For friends and family visiting from out of town we are happy to offer holders of ONECard a 15% discount from our regular room rate. Simply call the hotel at 250-361-3310 to make a reservation and mention that you have a UVic ONECard to receive the discount. We will add your name to the reservation as the card holder. If you are booking for someone else that is great we will ensure the reservation is under their name. We do require a credit card to hold the booking.

www.swanshotel.com

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Sports and recreation

Boulderhouse - Climbing Experience

imageBoulderHouse is situated in a 5,000 ft facility that features the 100ft long Bouldering World Cup wall used at the 2015 World Cup in Toronto. With varied simple angles, they transform the face of the wall with over 70 Dimension Volumes. BoulderHouse is a simple facility, with all the focus on 8 finely crafted bouldering circuits, designed to deliver the very best climbing experience.

Semester pass $200 for 4 months and tons of other student discounts!

Flying Squirrel Trampoline Park

imageFlying Squirrel is Victoria’s largest indoor fun centre. 20,000 sq feet of sweat inducing fun including, trampoline dodgeball, slam dunk hoops, foam pits, Olympic, super trampolines and more. Catch the 15 down and experience it for yourself. 

Cost: $15 for two hours (62.5% off) !  All jumpers must complete a liability waiver, 18 and under must have waiver completed by their parent/guardian.

Jump time cannot be split.

Popeye's Supplements Canada

Popeyes LogoPopeye's Supplements Canada was the very first sports nutrition retail outlet in Canada, and today it is Canada's largest sports nutrition retailer. Popeye's Supplements Canada's growth and success rate throughout the years can be attributed to servicing customers' needs by offering optimum results and solutions with superior service, accurate information, real knowledge, the best of the best in products on the market for a great value.

Large selection & free samples, open 7 days per week.

14% off, Lowest Price Guaranteed!

Sports Rent

Sport Rent offers a variety of sport equipment rentals and so much more!  We can suit you up with a surf package for a day playing in the local surf spots. Or when the snow falls, fit you with a ski/snowboard package to hit the slopes. Bike rentals, to tour around town or down the galloping goose trail. We can help you out with your camping or mountaineering needs to go exploring. If its games you’re looking for, we carry a selection of game sets, including disc golf.

Sports Rent is offering a 10% discount on all Sports Rentals when you show your UVic ONECard.  www.sportsrentbc.com

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We Are Sno

WE ARE SNO are a leading provider or ski and snowboard instuctor courses.  Choose from award-winning ski resorts in Canada, Japan, Switzerland or New Zealand to train and become qualified instuctors. Or, choose our ski instructor internship programmes to experience a season working as an snowsports instructor. All programmes include comprehensive training, accommodation, a season lift pass and more.

Get up to 15% of courses and internships by referencing the code "10OFFUVIC" in the booking process. Start your enquiry by heading to the website and checking if you're eligible. 

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Miscellaneous

Art Backpacks

At ArtBackpacks, we believe in the power of the moments that shape us. Our collection of backpacks are stylish and sophisticated which are ideal for personal use or as gifts to that special person in your heart.

Available in different sizes, colors, styles, materials, and texture, they are ideal for school, travel, date night, vacation and every day in between. 

UVic Student discount: 15% off using code SAVE15artbackpacks

Capital Iron

About us: Capital Iron stands in one of the oldest buildings in Victoria, British Columbia, with a long and rich history on the Inner Harbour. Second to none for selection and quality, Capital Iron is the place all Victorians go! It is something akin to a traditional General Store, with hardware, clothing, housewares, fishing, marine, camping, barbecues, garden, patio furniture, hot tubs and more.  There’s really no store like it!

Discount Details: 15 % off Regular Priced Items except 10% off BBQs, Hot Tubs and Fireplaces (manually apply exceptions). Outdoor Kitchens by Quote Only and No discount on Service or GCs

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Chirp

ChirpAt Chirp, we discount audiobooks—up to 95% off—that you can purchase and own with no subscription or membership fees! 

Wondering how Chirp is different from sites like Audible, Scribd, and other subscription services?

While a subscription service may be right for some, other listeners may not want to be locked into a monthly commitment, or to deal with managing a credit system. Buy only what you want—and the audiobooks are yours to keep.

By using the custom discount code UVIC5, all University of Victoria community members will be able to get $5 towards their first audiobook on Chirp.

Custom Neon

Custom Neon is helping make art accessible with easy to design, stylish neon lights. Whatever your neon needs are, Custom Neon has got you covered! We're offering ONECard members 10% off our entire product range, no minimum spend required.  Now there's no excuse not to turn up the brightness!" 

All you need to do is enter promo code "UVIC10" at checkout.  

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CXSbands

Cxsbands is a leading online retailer of Apple watch bands.  Check out dozens of high-quality, fashionable and affordable apple watch designer bands that we have carefully prepared for you. They are available in different materials, styles and colors. This is undoubtedly the best gift for yourself, your family and friends.

Discount: 15% off using discount code CXSBANDS

Esource Parts

Esource Parts offers all kinds of accessories compatible with Android smartphones, iPhones, and other iOS devices along with their spare parts and repair services.

Discount: 5% on cell phone accessories for UVic students using coupon code 5OFFNEWesourceparts

Galen Leather Co.

Galen Leather handcraft leather notebook covers, pen casesMacbook casesiPad sleevesleather journals made with high quality Tomoe River Paper and travel accessories, to inspire you on your adventures and in your creative pursuits. Designed and handmade in Turkey, our products add a touch of luxury to your travels and provide the guarantee of a long lasting accomplice you can trust to last the test of time while on the road.

Galen Leather Co. is offering UVic Students 8% off our range of unique handmade leather journals, notebook covers, stationery, iPad covers, laptop covers and brass stationery. 

Students can access the discount here: https://www.galenleather.com/pages/exclusive-discounts

Visit our website:  https://www.galenleather.com/

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Good Planet Company

The Good Planet Company was founded as a small green gift store in 2003 in beautiful downtown Victoria BC, Canada. 

The Good Planet Company's mission is to help you live a simpler, greener, healthier life! We aim to empower you with the most up to date information and the best green and organic products on the market. We are located at 764 Fort Street, Victoria, BC.

Show your ONECard and receive 10% off at the till (some restrictions apply)


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Hentschman

Hentschman has high-quality men's bomber jackets and accessories, including personalized products and services.

Use the discount code HENT15OFF and enjoy a special UVic discount of 15% off.


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Homelody

Homelody is a leading manufacturer and seller of bathroom shower set and kitchen faucet sets in Europe and the United States. 

New and fashionable products and professional customer service ensure customers get quality service. Shop the online store for kitchen faucets, bathroom sink faucets, rainfall shower systems, stainless steel fittings, handheld shower heads, etc.

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Lashing Out Victoria - LOV

At LOV you will have all your lash extension needs met. A comprehensive intake is conducted to ensure we can create your desired look.

Our products are medical grade and proper application procedures are followed to help maintain your lash health. We offer Classic, Hybrid, Volume, and MEGA Volume lash styles. All volume fans are handmade and customized for your lashes during the course of your appointment. We also offer lash and brow tinting, and organic spray tans.

In partnership with UVic, LOV is offering:

  • lov15% off regular priced full lash sets and spray tans.

Additionally, LOV will soon be offering Lash Extension Education. If you are ready to become a lash artist, LOV is offering: 10% off of private lash extension training sessions.

To receive your discount, please mention your student status upon booking and bring your ONECard to your appointment.

lashingoutvictoria@gmail.com or call us: 250-588-4202

L’eau et Terre Beauty Bar

L’eau & Terre Beauty Bar is a sustainable beauty bar in downtown Victoria established in 2020. Visit them at 536 Herald St., Unit 202, in the back of Lavish Salon.

Using only top quality local and Canadian products they offer a full range of esthetics services including:

  • waxing
  • lash lifts
  • brow laminations
  • tinting
  • manicures  and pedicures 

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Book online or call 250-641-0975 today!

LeatherNeo

Shop handmade leather backpacks, messenger bags, portfolios, laptop bags, custom iPad cases, journals, leather Macbook cases and other leather goods. We offer personalized monogramming options across most of our products.

LeatherNeo are offering UVic students 10% off. Enter CONCL21 at checkout!

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Lyre's Spirit Co.

Lyre's Spirit Co. is a non-alcoholic spirit company, which has a delicious range of spirits all created to pay homage to the classics.

Completely vegan and created for embracing mindful drinking, with Lyre's you can drink your drink your way. Indulge in a completely non alcoholic free cocktail with friends.

Grab 10% off all products excluding the bundles with the discount code 10OFFUVIC online.

Obscure Belts

At first belt-making was just a hobby for me. I started off rigging up a simple buckle out of scrap materials in my workshop, then made a few more for friends who liked my design.

From there, the designs got more elaborate and a business was born. At Obscure Belts we make one of a kind leather belts, we start with full grain Leather and add our unique patented buckles. Made to order in a variety of sizes and colors. Handcrafted in the USA since 2005.

We offer a 10% discount to all UVic ONECard holders using promo code UVIC10 at checkout.

Bryan Schultz
Owner/OperatorObscure Belts

Wash Workz Car Wash

Wash Workz was started with a passion for cars, now specializing in car washing and detailing services.  Our goal is to provide you with the highest quality service and peace of mind, guaranteed.

We want you to enjoy the comfort of knowing your vehicle is in good hands and a safe environment; we will pick up and drop off your vehicle at no additional charge.

As a UVic ONECard holder you will receive a 10% discount on all of our services!

Owned and operated by a local entrepreneur, we work from a private lot with no overhead of an office.  Feel free to contact:
Ricky Yiau: 
Phone: 250-881-3866WashWorkz

5amily

5amily is an online shop that makes it possible for people to create a perfect Gift!  Mother's Day or Father's Day present, let Grandma express her craze for her grandchildren, or hobbyists to show the world what they love.

Enjoy a 20% discount on all https://5amily.com products by entering the code EDUDISCOUNT at check-out.

 

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Become a partner

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Do you already offer a discount to UVic students? Let us know at .