Student Wellness Promoters

To help you Thrive, throughout the semester different wellness events and activities will be held. The Student Wellness Promoters 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

Are you passionate about promoting health, mental health, and wellness among students? Are you interested in working towards building a more supportive, connected, healthy VIU campus culture? Student Affairs is looking to hire five Student Wellness Promoters (SWPs) for the 2023-24 Fall and Spring terms. 

Find here more information about what this position entails.

If you are interested, contact us at 

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!

To be announced!