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Campus Life Activities

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VIU Co-Curricular App

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The Co-Curricular Involvement App is created for students to utilize and transform their university experience. Students can use the different features to get involved on campus, find helpful VIU resources, and communicate with their peers. Both VIU faculty and employees have access to the application to ensure that all events, resources, and other important information is found within the app.

Hot Drinks & Hot Topics

Hot Drinks and Hot Topics

Join the Talk to Me team for another Hot Drinks Hot Topics event on

March 18th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm.

Join us for great conversation and connection – all details can be found here.

Consent and the Impacts of Pornography

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March 29th from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm 

Join the Thrive team at this free event to learn more about consent and the impacts of pornography. This event will be a great opportunity to learn more for yourself, but also a great opportunity to learn skills for talking to young people about sexuality and sexual health. Feel free to join anonymously and register here.

Digital Survival Kit

A collection of different de-stressing links and resources, some recipes, a playlist. And some kitten cams ... because what else is the internet for!

Poetry for Mental Health - Liberating our Thinking about Masculinity

Poetry for Mental Health on March 30

March 30th, from 8:30 - 10:30am

Join the Thrive team at this virtual workshop that uses the power of poetry and film to unite folks in community, connection, and conversation around mental health topics related to the culture of masculinity. VIU students of all genders are welcome at this free event. For more details and to register click here.  

Movies for Mental Health - Creating Supportive Communities for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Movies for Mental Health on March 30

March 30th from 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Join the Thrive team at a virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films, mindfulness activities, & panel discussion with students & mental health resources, related to the mental health impacts of sexual violence. All VIU students welcome at this free event. For more info and to register click here.

Upcoming Events

Oct
18

Fair Employment Week: Monday, October 18th--Friday, October 22nd

Fair Employment Week--Monday the 18th until Friday the 22nd--is almost here. VIU faculty, staff, and students can participate in the following two activities...

Oct
18

IAS/Writing Centre Workshops for the Fall 2021 Semester

A list of IAS/Writing Centre Workshops for the Fall 2021 Semester

Oct
19

Fair Employment Week: Monday, October 18th--Friday, October 22nd

Fair Employment Week--Monday the 18th until Friday the 22nd--is almost here. VIU faculty, staff, and students can participate in the following two activities...

Oct
19

Copyright and Course Materials Ask Me Anything

With VIU’s new Copyright Policy (31.02) now approved, the criteria for copying materials at VIU has changed for the Fall semester. To ensure you are in...