Thrive Thursday Events

To help you Thrive, throughout the semester different wellness events and activities will be held on Thursdays. 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!

Check out the upcoming events below!

Thrive Thursday Hosts

Are you interested in hosting a Thrive Thursday 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 online 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 Thrive@viu.ca.

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

Wellness Bingo

The Faculty of Social Sciences invites you to play: New Year Bingo, and Win!!!

Deadline to enter: Friday, Feb 12, 2021

Prize winners will be drawn on Monday, Feb 15,  2021 and the winner will be contacted.

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.

Podcast

Check out this great new podcast from VIU's own Success Coach! A podcast about living your best self!

Access all the episodes

Video

Watch this video from the Healthy U Cowichan Nursing team to learn how to use a Naloxone kit. You could save a life!

Blog

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