We are celebrating our 50th Anniversary this year!
The University Club is celebrating a unique double anniversary in 2017 – 50 years since its establishment in a hut on campus and 35 years since moving to the current location at the head of Bowker Creek.
In honour of this milestone, the Club is holding three anniversary events throughout 2017. Each event features unique entertainment, culinary feasts and specific segments of the Club’s history from 1967 – 2017.
The first anniversary event will take place on Saturday February 18, 2017. The theme will be a cocktail reception open to the membership. The Club’s opening in 1967, the founders and the campus hut years will be chronicled. Long – term employee service awards will be presented!
The second anniversary event will take place on Saturday July 22, 2017. The theme will be a 1967 dinner dance featuring a 60’s culinary theme and band! The event will be open to the membership and their guests.
The third anniversary event will take place on Saturday November 18, 2017. The theme will be a formal dinner dance. Club history from 1982 to 2017 will be featured. The event will be open to the membership!
Membership at The University Club is available to the Victoria Community as well as the UVic community. Please refer to the variety of different Membership categories listed under Membership …on the home page!
FREE One Year Memberships!
Any UVic regular employee who would be eligible for a Regular membership and has not been a member before is eligible for a one year free membership.
UVic alumni are eligible for a one-time, one-year, free University Club associate membership if they have not previously been a club member. Present your Alumni Card at the club to obtain your new club membership card.
- You do not have to be a member of the UClub to book an event … your event just needs to be sponsored by a regular member.
- The University Club is a member of the Association of College and University Clubs (ACUC.) The ACUC Network includes clubs in Canada, Australia, Israel, the Netherlands, Qatar, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States.
All ACUC member clubs honour a reciprocal agreement which allows individuals from a member club to visit any other ACUC club. The reciprocal agreement encourages fellowship among the various universities and enhances the lines of communication between the associated Clubs and their individual members.
- The University Club was founded in 1967 and we are celebrating our 50th Anniversary!
- The University Club just renovated the entire exterior of the building, new roof, new siding, new windows, new doors, new washrooms … an exciting new venue!
- Gratuities are optional for dining services and guests of members enjoy member menu discounts! Guests of members when ordering off the dining menus and when attending member special events can also pay by cash or credit card.
- We host member Whisky Club, Wine Club, Beer Club, Dinner Dances, Music Bingos and a variety of exciting monthly and annual events!
- We have reciprocal member dining privileges with The Royal Victoria Yacht Club and accommodation privileges with The Union Club of British Columbia!
- A pint of beer at the UClub is discounted below industry standards and we feature a variety of Victoria’s finest craft beers!
- Our culinary team is an award-winning team!
- The menus offer a variety of choices and are discounted below industry standards.
- You can have your wedding ceremony on our beautiful patio.