Events & Ceremonies


Indigenous Recognition Ceremony Spring 2022 Graduates


UVic students, staff and faculty gathered in the quad to witness the 215+ event in June 2022

victor underwood

Respected elder "Old One" Victor Underwood receives his Honorary Doctorate.

ceremonial hall

A group gathers in the ceremonial hall.

career fair

Exhibitors showcase possible job opportunities at the career fair in the ceremonial hall.

Throughout the year we offer a number of programs and events designed to build community on campus and connections between campus and communities. 

To learn more about our programs and events, visit our Facebook page at, follow us on Instagram @uviciace or contact the IACE Events Coordinator.


IACE publishes a quarterly newsletter with news about Indigenous programs, services and events. Please check back soon for the most recent newsletter. 

Indigenous Week of Welcome

Every September and January, IACE holds a series of events and activities to orient and support self-identified Indigenous students. The Fall 2023 Indigenous Week of Welcome will take place the second week of September. Learn more at UVic Orientation.

Week of Wellness

IACE sponsors a week of events to support students during what can be a particularly stressful time of the semester. 

Indigenous Recognition Ceremony

IACE organizes a special Indigenous Recognition Ceremony (IRC) for Indigenous students in the spring and fall. The next IRC is planned for June 2023. Please contact for more information.

Noon Working

Noon Networking takes place most Wednesdays during the fall and winter terms. IACE offers students an opportunity to share lunch and connect with different UVic faculties, departments and service providers on topics such as motivation, study skills, job searches and wellness.