Earth Science Field School (EOS 300)

Note: expressions of interest to participate in this course should be directed .


2023 dates:

Section A01: May 14 – May 25, inclusive.

Location: Southern Vancouver Island

Instructors: Dr. Rouhong Jiao

Co-ordinator: Duncan Johannessen (

Pre-requisites: EOS 201 (Sedimentary), 202 (Structural) - strictly enforced

Participation fee: To be determind (likely $1000-$1300, exclusive of tuition)

Application: via webform – Deadline: December 9, 2022.
Deposit $100 via online payment – Deadline: January 11, 2023.


Balance Deadline: March 17, 2023.

Registration: An invitation to register will be sent to participating students by email.


A portion of the program will involve daytrips in and around Victoria and the Gulf Island. Students will be picked up from Parking Lot #1 each morning and dropped off there each evening. Accommodation and food on those days will be the student’s responsibility.

A portion of the program will take place based out of Strathcona Park Lodge.  Hostel style accommodation will be provided as will meals for the days we are there. Please be aware that this accommodation requires all guests to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19. An itinerary of these activities will be provided in the new year.


The department will provide transportation to and from parking lot #1 for the duration of the program. Multi-passenger vans or busses will be used.


Assumption of Risk Form

* in addition to regular tuition. Cost for external students, if accepted, will be higher.