VIU International students

Student Activities

VIU is located on beautiful Vancouver Island, where recreation is a way of life year-round. To have the best experience possible, we encourage you to participate in as many activities and events as you can!

How to get connected and find out about upcoming events & activities?

  1. Check the International Student Activity Calendar for upcoming events.
  2. Join VIU Cultural Connections on Facebook!
  3. Check the Vancouver Island University Events Calendar.
  4. Visit the Vancouver Island University Gymnasium and ask for information on upcoming events for students or go to the VIU Campus Rec website.
  5. Be sure you are on the International Student Listserve (ISS list)
    Many upcoming events on and off campus, volunteer opportunities and helpful information for International Students is posted to this list. If you are not on this list come to the International Education Building 255 Main Reception for information on how to sign up.
  6. Visit Building 255 (International Education) to check out the Activity Board in the student lobby on the first floor. Other helpful information is also available on the second floor on the brochure display wall located in the reception area.
  7. Visit the Student Union Building 193 and ask for information on upcoming events and student clubs!

Some of our favourite International Activities include: