Thrive Events

To help you Thrive, throughout the semester different wellness events and activities will be held. The Thrive team will post and promote these events here. The events will be hosted by a number of different groups around campus, and they will meet a variety of interests. So check back here often to the get the latest info on upcoming events to help you THRIVE!

Thrive Campfire

Check out the upcoming events below!

Thrive Event Hosts

Are you interested in hosting a Thrive event for our VIU community?

There are a couple of ways you can participate:

  1. Be a Special Event Partner-Plan and promote a special THRIVE Event for students, faculty & staff, or all members of the VIU community.
  2. Be a THRIVE Partner-Promote your regularly scheduled event or activity as a “THRIVE” event, or host an event for a specific audience such as your club or department.

If you would like to get involved please email

We know that you won't always be able to attend our live Thrive events,  so check out one of these recorded options instead!

Tips from the Counselling Team

If you are feeling the mental and emotional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, you are far from alone. Check out this letter from the VIU counsellors addressed to VIU students, which offers words of support and wisdom for coping with these difficult times.

Financial Support

Check out this blog post from VIU's Financial Aid and Awards team to help you find resources to pay for school.



Check out this VIU blog post about staying fit while staying home!