University of Victoria Grad Student Society

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GSS 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 at the Grad House sponsored by the UVic Young Alumni Program, 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 before school starts, sign up below!

Orientation 2016 Schedule updated Aug 5 2016

Fill in the form below to register for the GSS Welcome Weekend. The total cost for the event comes to $20 and will include a t-shirt and goodie bag, access to Thrusday, Saturday and Sunday events hosted by the GSS, and some light snacks. Payment must be made in cash on August 31st or September 1st at the Grad House.

For the Friday New Graduate Student Orientation Events see UVIC Orientation.

Your Information

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Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Director of Services Julie Fortin 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 (