Fun@VIU

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 Fun@VIU

Fun@VIU

What is Fun@VIU

Fun@VIU is a student-led, staff supported leadership group of Vancouver Island University. Made up of a core executive student leadership team, a larger community of members, and a growing volunteer base, there is an opportunity for all VIU students to be involved with Fun@VIU.

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Annual Events

VIU Games

VIU Games

The VIU Games is an annual event held at Vancouver Island University where teams of 10-12 members are formed from students, alumni, faculty, and staff in an integrated competition of spirit and sporting events. Teams compete to win the prestigious Chassels Cup!

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VIU's Got Talent

VIU's Got Talent

VIU’s Got Talent is an annual event held at Vancouver Island University where students and faculty have the opportunity to display their talents. Students will audition and selected contestants will be invited to compete on the VIU’s Got Talent stage.

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Santa Float

Light Up Parade

Fun@VIU leads VIU's participation in the Ladysmith Light Up Parade each year as well as the Nanaimo Santa Claus Parade. Join VIU Residences, VIU Mariners, VIU's Cowichan Campus, and many other students at VIU in the festivities!

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Fun@VIU

Escape the Ordinary, Connect the Experience.

Social & Virtual Events

Fun@VIU hosts one social event per month where students across VIU can participate, meet new friends, and have fun! Social’s include: pumpkin carving, ugly holiday sweater making, 12 Days of Fun@VIU Giveaways, Paint Night, Home Opener tailgates, and many more. Visit our Facebook and Instagram pages to see what we’re up to this month.

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Paint Night

Paint Night

Grab some paint, a canvas, and some paintbrushes and join us for a follow-along tutorial of a painting.

Bell Let's Talk

Bell Let’s Talk Day

Join Fun@VIU as we host mini-games on Bell Lets Talk Day and take a photo with our signature balloon Photo Booth! 

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Volleyball Home Opener

Compete in competitions throughout the first game of the season to win your choice of Fun@VIU swag!

Holiday Sweater Making

Holiday Sweater Making

All you need to bring is a plain sweater and we’ll bring the supplies. Come listen to holiday music while making your best Ugly Holiday Sweater

VIU’s Moment of Gratitude

VIU’s Moment of Gratitude

VIU’s Moment of Gratitude was hosted to show our support for front line and essential workers through these tough times by making as much noise as possible.

Tandem Challenge

Tandem Challenge

The Tandem Challenge is a summer-long challenge where teams of two compete in at-home competitions to win a grand prize of over $200 in value.

Student Leaders

Victoria Ross

Victoria Ross

Co-Chair

Hi everyone, my name is Victoria and I am a 4th-year Kinesiology Major from Dorchester, Ontario. I am the Fun@VIU Co-Chair, a member of the VIU Women's Golf Team and a Peer Supported Leader. I am the youngest of 5 children, I love pizza and enjoy being outside. I look forward to connecting with you!

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Sean Pletz

Sean Pletz

Co-Chair

Hey everyone, my name is Sean and I’m one of the Co-Chairs for Fun@VIU, meaning I get to connect you to the best events on campus! This is my third year as a Co-Chair and it’s also my third as a student here at VIU. I am an athlete in anything from basketball to spikeball and if you ever meet me you will learn quickly that I am a very competitive person at everything I do!

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Fun@VIU

For more information, please visit us on Instagram and Facebook or email us at fun@viu.ca.