News and events

Call for Proposals

Despite the ongoing and emerging challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue collectively to find new forms of community collaboration, experiential learning, and professional development. With this in mind, the Centre for Indigenous Research and Community-Led Engagement (CIRCLE) and the Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE) Program are excited to announce the first annual joint CIRCLE and SAGE Indigenous Graduate Student Conference. The conference will take place via Zoom on April 6th and 7th, 2021, and the theme for the inaugural conference relates to The Resilience of Indigenous Nationhood.

Call for Proposals

The Centre for Indigenous Research and Community-Led Engagement (CIRCLE) and the Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE) Program are excited to announce the first annual joint CIRCLE and SAGE Indigenous Graduate Student Conference: The Resilience of Indigenous Nationhood. The conference will take place via Zoom on April 6th and 7th, 2021.

Call for Proposals

The Centre for Indigenous Research and Community-Led Engagement (CIRCLE) and the Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE) Program are excited to announce the first annual joint CIRCLE and SAGE Indigenous Graduate Student Conference: The Resilience of Indigenous Nationhood. The conference will take place via Zoom on April 6th and 7th, 2021.

IJIH: A special thematic issue

IJIH and FNHA are pleased to present "Wellness-Based Indigenous Health Research and Promising Practices" - an extensive collection of exceptional papers in such areas including, community-based traditional healing and knowledge sharing, the role of Elders in wellness and learning, First Nation community-based palliative care, Indigenous youth leadership, and Inuit youth mental health intervention.

UVic Wind Symphony: (RE)PLAY

What's old is new again in a concert featuring works by composers who have taken a tune, a place,or a concept, and reimagined it, presenting it in a new form or from a different perspective. With works by Satoshi Yagisawa, Morton Gould, Jennifer Jolley, John Mackey, Ryan George, Ron Nelson, anda world premiere by UVic School of Music composition student Liam Catarina.

Dead Man’s Cell Phone

UVic's Phoenix Theatre presents Dead Man's Cell Phonewritten by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Fran Gebhard.

Samosa sale for the World Partnership Walk

Do you love samosas? Why not treat your tastebuds while supporting the World Partnership Walk, a global initiative led by theAga Khan Foundation Canada to fight poverty and improve the quality of life for millions in Africa and Asia.

This year, the walk is being supported by UVic's Office of Global Engagement and we're hoping to maintain our position as the top Canadian post-secondary fundraising team again this year.

University Club specials

For the month of November, support the United Way when you dine on campus! $2 from each lunch or dinner special ordered at the University Club will go to the United Way.

Eric Metcalfe: Pop Anthropology

Pop Anthropologyis an exhibition of multimedia artist Eric Metcalfe's oeuvre, spanning over sixty years, in celebration of the artist's honorary doctorate from UVic (UVic DFA 2021, BFA1970).

Qw’an Qw’anakwal - To Come Together

Qw'an Qw'anakwal - To Come Togetheris the 10th anniversary celebration of the Visiting Artist Program hosted by the Department of Anthropology at the University of Victoria featuring newworks by the participating artists.

Ungasittuq - Something that is Far Away

A project by Barry Pottle. Ungasittuqis an exploration of distance, space, acceptance and pushing boundaries.