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Other Registration Help 2013-08-27 10:30

The Welcome Centre's student ambassadors will provide registration assistance for new students who are experiencing difficulty in registering for, or adding/dropping courses online.

Assistance is available:

  • Aug. 26-30 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Sep. 3-6 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Sep. 9-10 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Assistance is provided on a drop-in basis, as a supplemental service to the main Registration Help service that is offered by the Office of the Registrar.

For ongoing assistance throughout the year, please email reghelp@uvic.ca, or telephone 250-721-8142.

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Welcome Centre
Times 10:30 to 14:30
11:30 to 15:30

No charge.

Sponsor Tyler or Sarah
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Exhibit Coalescence 2013-08-27 All Day

This exhibition offers an in-depth look at the work of five contemporary Northwest Coast artists: Francis Dick, Charles Elliott, Richard Hunt, Tim Paul and Moy Sutherland. Drawing on works from the University of Victoria’s extensive Northwest Coast print collection, this exhibition demonstrates how the artists use traditional stylistic elements and cultural references to express contemporary experience.

Related Website http://uvac.uvic.ca/#section0-10
Location Maltwood Prints and Drawings Gallery, McPherson Library
Times All Day

The exhibit is free to enjoy.

Sponsor Caroline Riedel
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Film "Before MIDNIGHT" 2013-08-27 19:00:00



Director: Richard Linklater   USA, 2013, 109 minutes; 14A

“FIVE STARS!” –The Telegraph

“FIVE STARS!....MIRACULOUS.” –The Guardian


This is a grand experiment — the earnest attempt to depict the life of a relationship onscreen, decade by decade.  ‘Before Midnight’ redeems the very notion of sequels. –The AV Club

The last time we saw Celine (Julie Delpy) and Jesse (Ethan Hawke), they were shooting the breeze in Paris, in Richard Linklater’s ‘Before Sunset’, a sequel to his gorgeous ‘Before Sunrise’. A vital connection was re-established, and Linklater handed them one of the most romantic endings in the history of the movies.

Nine years later, they’re the unmarried parents of twin girls. We catch up with the family on holiday in Greece, where Jesse, fully established as a novelist, pitches ideas to friends, and Celine, an environmental activist, ponders a stressful career change. The first half of the movie is mainly sweetness and Mediterranean light – there's Greek salad at the dinner table, and chats about what lasts in life and what doesn't.

As in the earlier films, all the best sequences here are long, snaking duologues – the difference being that Celine and Jesse now know each other inside out, and exactly which buttons to push. They get a night to themselves, and the movie's tone shifts at the key moment when the sun sets, as if inviting the real sequel to begin.

Where we might have expected a gentle or rueful coda, we get a battle of the sexes as blistering as the best of Tracy/Hepburn, and infinitely more frank. The pair take turns to be witheringly funny about each's others foibles, delusions, and deficiencies, which only billow when this sort of combat draws them out. Each film asks whether this generation's most durable movie couple will make it – only now, they're asking the same question of themselves. –The Telegraph


Related Website http://www.cinecenta.com
Location Student Union
Times 19:00:00 to 20:50:00
21:15:00 to 23:05:00


UVSS Students: $5.75

SPECIAL FOR UVSS STUDENTS - 9pm shows (or later): $3.75

Seniors (65 & over), Children (12 & under): $5.75

Other Students: $6.75

Cinemagic Members: $6.75

Uvic Alumni, Faculty, Staff & their guests (1 only): $6.75

Non-members: $7.75

MATINEES all seats: $4.75







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Other Airport Greeter Program 2013-08-27 10:00

Organized by the International Office--Student Experience and the Welcome Centre, the Airport Greeter Program runs daily, Saturday, August 24 through Saturday, August 31, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

UVic student-volunteers will staff a kiosk in the Victoria International Airport (YYJ), warmly welcoming new, UVic students.

The volunteers meet-and-greet new students (both international and domestic) as they disembark their planes, provide them with refreshments and information, and can assist in directing them to an AKAL shuttle, taxi or car rental kiosk, on their way to UVic or their other accommodation in Victoria.


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Location Victoria International Airport (YYJ)
Arriving-Passengers Area of the YYJ Terminal
Times 10:00 to 20:00

No charge.

Sponsor Juanita and/or Mariam
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Other Jump Start Tours 2013-08-27 11:00:00

Tours for students living off-campus; an introduction to services on campus, as well as the ID Centre and the Bookstore, for new UVic students

Related Website http://transition.uvic.ca/orientation/registration.html
Main Entrance
Times 11:00:00 to 12:30:00
14:00:00 to 15:30:00

Free, but please pre-register online.

Sponsor Dylan Schellenberg
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