VIU Cowichan Campus Group of Students

Campus Life Activities

Watch the digital display opposite the Welcome Centre, check the bulletin boards on the second floor and outside Student Affairs, read the PDF iconStudent Newsletter, and check back for exciting events for VIU students!

Fall 2018 Semester

Fitness for $1

Your campus life activity program subsidizes your use at the Cowichan Aquatic Centre, 2653 James Street, Duncan.

Fitness for only $1 when you get your vouchers!

  • $3.35 voucher available for students by showing student card at Student Affairs
  • Must be enrolled in current semester and paying activity fees; non-transferable

The Aquatic Centre includes the 25 metre pool, 3 metre diving board, wave pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room, and the Fitness Centre featuring the Technogym equipment.


  • Every Monday from 5:00-6:30 pm, room 380
  • Drop-ins welcome.  FREE

Indigenous Lunch and Learn


  • Tuesday, December 4, 11:30 am - 1:30, ROOM 225

Come and learn the stories of the Cowichan Elders. A delicious lunch of chicken noodle soup and baked bread will be included.

Hosted by your Student Ambassador Christina.

Students Unplugged

  • Thursday, December 13, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Gibby's Café

Join us for a totally unplugged evening of entertainment in the cafeteria.

Create some crafts, play your musical instrument, recite some poetry, sing for joy, be part of the audience. Friends and family welcome.

Hosted by your Student Ambassador, Brianna.

Cowichan Rideshare is now available!

Cowichan Rideshare is being sponsored the Cowichan Elder Care Co-op. It is a free, online service that links people who want a ride with people able to offer a ride at the same time and to the same location. A contribution to gas costs is suggested based on the distance and number of riders, but the actual amount – if any – is agreed on by the people involved before the ride takes place.

Learn how to register on Rideshare for a ride - or for riders - to  Kelowna or Calgary,  VIU Nanaimo main campus, Departure Bay, and maybe even Mill Bay Terminal to pick up your travelling friend.   Use your car or ride in theirs.  Let’s save money, wear and tear, traffic congestion and the environment - and make some new, diverse  acquaintances of all ages who could use/offer a lift and a trip contribution.