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!

We are currently recruiting student for the 2022/2023 academic year!

Prior to applying, please read the position description in the  Student Wellness Promoters Job Posting.pdf

To express your interest in being a Wellness Promoter, please complete this questions and submit them to attaching your Resume and Cover Letter.

  1. How did you hear about the role of the Student Wellness Promoters?


  1. Describe your skills, qualities, knowledge or talents that make you an exceptional Wellness Promoter candidate?


  1. Why do you think Mental Health is essential for students?


Specific program details and requirements are still being finalized for the 2022/2023 academic year. Once the program details have been finalized, all interested students will be contacted with more details about the position and the application process.

  • Applicants will be asked to complete an application form and go through an interview process to ensure fit and suitability
  • Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled

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!