University of Victoria Grad Student Society

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Welcome Weekend

Information and Sign Up

The GSS has organized a series of social events as part of a Welcome Weekend for new students. The goal is to introduce you to one another, to UVic, and to the city of Victoria!

Events include icebreakers, an evening social downtown (location tbd), a hike up Mount Douglas and a day by the beach in Cadboro Bay.

If you want the opportunity to meet new people and explore a bit of Victoria, sign up below!


Welcome Weekend Schedule)Fill in the form below to register for the GSS Welcome Weekend. The total cost for the event comes to $25 and will include a t-shirt and goodie bag, access to Friday, Saturday, and Sunday events hosted by the GSS, and some light snacks. Payment must be made by September 8th at the GSS Office (located in the Halpern Centre).

For information on UVic's official orientation events, see UVic Orientation.



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Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Events Coordinator Neil Barney at

*NOTE: We highly encourage all participants to ensure they have their UVic OneCard before the weekend. Get your photo taken at the University Centre, M-F 8:30am-4:30pm (