Here are highlights of events that our students can attend across campus in the month of February.  To see all events on campus this month, go to the UVic events calendar.


February 1

Victoria Medieval Conference

Join a voyage to the past of countries we now call Iceland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden! Follow the Vikings’ dragon ships, learn about the latest archaeological digs, review your Norse mythology and decipher maps of the world! The day will pass quickly with art, stories, sea adventures and history.


February 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, & 27

Yoga for Meditation

A free guided gentle 50 minute yoga practice. This is a drop-in program, and everyone is welcome. Mondays: Hoyu (Tommi) combines her skills as a Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga & her meditation practice with Zenwest Buddhist Society. Thursdays: Kevin Murphy will lead us in simple, relaxing, gentle yoga. Please layer with warm, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one.


February 4, 11, 18, & 25

Spirit Walks

Drop-in, and enjoy fresh air, conversation, and walking meditation.  Meet in the lobby of the Interfaith Chapel, rain or shine. Through self-exploration, begin to learn how to connect successfully with others on a higher level through creating a culture of character. Discussion of stellar character traits, epic relationships, & personal development in the service of humanity.


February 5, 12, & 26

Pet Cafe

Missing your pet? Stressed about school? Come to the Interfaith Chapel to love-up some animals! Enjoy free tea, coffee, and cookies while connecting with cuddly creatures. 


February 6

Faculty Concert Series: Lafayette String Quartet

Since 1986, the members of Lafayette String Quartet have played for audiences all over North America and Europe while teaching some of Canada's finest young string players. Come see them in concert at UVic, where they will play music by legends such as Joseph Haydn and Ludwig van Beethoven!


February 11

Lecture: All About Bats

Join Paige Erickson-McGee to learn about bat ecology and conservation. Many of BC's bat species are endangered and face threats to their survival. Paige will highlight the latest work being done to support bat populations on Vancouver Island and across the country. 

February 12

Mental Health and Resilient Communities: An Evening with Jordin Tootoo

Come listen to the famous Jordin Tootoo, who was the first Inuk to ever play in the National Hockey League! In this talk, Jordin will share his personal story about the impact that mental health and addiction can have on family. This hopeful message of resilience and understanding begins at 4:45pm. 


February 20 - 21

UVic Swim Team vs U Sports

This Thursday and Friday, UVic's swim team will compete at Saanich Commonwealth Place! Warm ups begin at 8:00am and heats begin at 10:00am, with finals at 6:00pm.


February 26 - 28

BandFest 2020

The 36th Annual BandFest is a non-competitive concert band festival for elementary, middle school, junior and secondary school bands from across Canada and the United States. Enjoy free music in the Farquhar Auditorium and support music education!

  • Posted Nov. 28, 2018