Friday, October 18, 2013

Happening tomorrow (Saturday) in David Lam Auditorium (Room A144), MacLaurin Building. Invite your friends and come to celebrate African Culture and eat some African food !! 

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Hi everyone,

Just a reminder about tomorrow's ACSA meeting. It is going to take place in SUB B020 at 4.30pm. I encourage everyone to come. Agenda is going to include, final collection of t-shirt sizes, upcoming club social and more. 

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Hello Everyone!

1. As you probably all know we are planning to buy club t-shirts. The exact price strongly depends on number of t-shirts we purchase, however it will oscillate between $9.35- $11 (+tax) per unit. Part of the price is going to be refunded by ACSA. We encourage you get one if you are planning to be an active member, they will be very useful during our future events, starting with the bake sale. If you decide to purchase one, please send us a message with your size(we agreed to put text just in the front ) . The orders are going to be accepted until Friday 27th of September.

2.Happening in UVic on Thursday. Film screening followed by a panel and small groups discussion.

Thursday, September 19, 2013


Just a reminder about Friday's(20th of September) ACSA meeting. It is going to take place in SUB B020 at 4.30pm. Agenda is going to be full of significant issues, including: events coordinator and international liaison elections, planning events for this semester and video project. Therefore your presence is very important and appreciated.

The meeting will be lead by temporary events coordinator and a new ACSA member Aaron Graham, who looks forward to meet everybody. 

Hope to see you all tomorrow!! 

Friday, September 13, 2013

ACSA potluck today!

It's another semester, and time for more club socials, especially potlucks!

Where: B-2619 Blackwood St
Time: 7pm
Bring whatever you want to share.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

This weekend..


There are two exciting events happening this weekend!
1. ACSA's first meeting of the academic year is on Friday at 4:30 in SOCC (SUB B020). We'll try to hash out as many details of the upcoming year as possible! Please be there.

2. Also, PSquare is in Vancouver!! Contact Solomon for tickets, at 250-884-7164.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

UVic @ 50 | Congress 2013

Congress 2013 is taking place in UVic from June 1 -8. Here are some must-attend events:

Dany Laferrière 
I write as I live
Sunday, June 2, 7:45–8:55 a.m.
Philip T. Young Recital Hall, MacLaurin Building
In this Big Thinking event, Dany Laferrière draws on the work of the Argentinean writer/scholar, Jorge Luis Borges, who has guided and inspired his work for decades. Like Borges, Laferrière defines himself as a reader who writes and shares the same passion for reading.

WorldFEST @ the Edge
Sunday, June 2nd – 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Presented by: University of Victoria

A full day of festivities for delegates and members of the community. A sensory extravaganza with the smell of ethnic foods, popcorn and sweet treats combined with the sounds of African drummers, Latino dancers, Irish jiggers …. and much more. In addition to the entertainment on Celebration stage, food tasting booths and a ScholarSIP (Beer) tent, there will also be an International Artisan Fair with local jewellery, art, carvings, clothing etc. Come celebrate the unique cultural diversity of Greater Victoria.

You, Graduate School and Your Career: Making the Connections

Mon, June 3 – 9:00 to 10:30
Mckinnon Gymnasium

Are you wondering how your graduate education can best contribute to your career development? Do you know what content specific and transferable skills you want to utilize in your next job setting? Are you wondering about academic/non-academic career options in this uncertain economy? How about connecting your values, skills and lifestyle preference to your career trajectory? This workshop is specially focused on graduate student professional development. It will help you recognize your core motivators, explore research and networking, and help you understand more about the learning you need to experience in order to move toward the rewarding career you want. Presenter: Dr. Janet Sheppard, Counsellor and Coordinator of the Thesis Completion Group, Counselling Services, University of Victoria.

Conversations on: Theories & Practices of Anti-Racism, Anti-Colonialism, and Decolonization
Date: 2013-06-04
Time: 17:00:00 to 18:30:00
Room: Fraser Law Building 159

Chair: Rita Kaur Dhamoon (University of Victoria)


Taiaiake Alfred (University of Victoria)
Isabel Altamirano (University of Alberta)
Himani Bannerji (York University)
Rita Kaur Dhamoon (University of Victoria)
Jakeet Singh (Illinois State University)

For additional information please contact Rita Kaur Dhamoon at This roundtable is part of the Canadian Political Science Association annual meeting:
Developing Strong Professional Relationships to Support Your Career Goals
Wed, June 5 – 10:30 to 12:00
Mckinnon – Room 150

Discover how using the “right approach” in person and online can help you to turn your existing academic and business connections into future career opportunities. UVic’s Career Educators discuss strategies and techniques to strengthen and widen your professional network including the do’s and don’ts of networking, tips on how to make the process easier and what to keep in mind when networking online.
Presenters: Bev Stevens, Career Educator, Co-operative Education Program and Career Services, University of Victoria and John Fagan, Career Educator, Co-operative Education Program and Career Services, University of Victoria.