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How to book

Book a knowledgeable UVic expert to speak to your community group, school, club or other Greater Victoria organization from September to April—for free!

Read the fine print. When you're ready, follow these steps to book a speaker.


Search this year's topics online or download PDF.


Select the   button to add topics to the request form.


Submit the request form or call us at 250-721-8587 for help.

What's next?

After we've received your completed request form, we'll contact you as soon as possible to finalize booking details.

Details & disclaimers

Expert and professional topics offered by the Speakers Bureau reflect the professional practices or research areas of the faculty, staff and graduate student speakers.

Presentations based on the personal interests of Speakers Bureau members also appear on the topics page (select "Personal Interests" from the "Topic areas" drop-down list).

  • although the Speakers Bureau operates as a volunteer service to the community, we ask that you cover any travel expenses outside the CRD that our speakers may incur
  • if it's the normal practice of your group to offer an honorarium to speakers, we ask that you extend the same courtesy to our speakers
  • we reserve the right to limit the number of speakers provided to any one group
  • please acknowledge the UVic Speakers Bureau when introducing speakers to your group, and in any advertising and media interviews related to the speaking engagement
  • the views and opinions expressed by members of the UVic Speakers Bureau do not necessarily reflect those of UVic