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Humane Society International/Canada’s Forward Food plant-based culinary training event at VIU

VIU Culinary Arts Mixing it up at Plant-based Foods Training Event

February 14, 2020

Humane Society International/Canada and Vancouver Island University to co-host innovative plant-based culinary training event.The VIU Culinary Management diploma program provides training in advanced culinary and pastry techniques, as well as management, accounting and beverage... Read more


Liberal Studies alum Braedan Zimmer

Alum of the Month: Braedan Zimmer

February 12, 2020

Have you ever wondered what life is like after a Liberal Studies degree? Shortly after graduating from VIU in May 2019, Braedan Zimmer found himself travelling around western Canada and the United States as a representative with independent academic publisher Broadview Press, using... Read more


Provost and Vice-President Academic Hired at VIU

February 7, 2020

Key academic leadership role with University awarded to Dr. Carol Stuart Vancouver Island University (VIU) is pleased to announce Dr. Carol Stuart has accepted the role of Provost and Vice-President Academic. Dr. Stuart will provide leadership and direction to the academy,... Read more


VIU Integrated Engineering Diploma students will have access to a machine shop, fabrication tools and a computer-aided design studio to enhance their learning.

Integrated Engineering Technologist Program Now Being Offered at VIU

February 4, 2020

Vancouver Island University’s (VIU's) unique engineering diploma program combines mechanical, drafting and civil technologist training into one learning stream.People with a passion for engineering looking to enter the workforce after two-and-a-half years now have the... Read more


Early Childhood Pedagogy Network announcement

New teaching network a win for ECEs, quality child care

February 3, 2020

Vancouver Island University (VIU) has received funding for two pedagogist positions to work with early childhood educators at select child care centres in Nanaimo and Cowichan, as well as students in the University's Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) program. [[{"fid":"... Read more


Cowichan campus open for classes Monday, Feb. 3, 2020

February 2, 2020

VIU’s Cowichan campus will resume regular classes and business on Monday, February 3, 2020. The roads have reopened. Please use caution while travelling. If conditions near your place of residence remain bad and you feel you cannot make it to VIU, use your discretion.... Read more


VIU Cowichan campus closed today (February 1)

February 1, 2020

Vancouver Island University’s Cowichan campus is closing as of 12:30 pm today (Saturday, February 1, 2020) for the rest of the day and evening due to the local state of emergency declared by the Cowichan Valley Regional District. Roads throughout the mid-Island have flooded and... Read more


Coronavirus monitoring

January 31, 2020

VIU has been actively monitoring the situation regarding a respiratory illness called the Novel Coronavirus 2019-nCoV since the illness was identified. There has been one confirmed case in BC. The province remains at LOW risk according to the BC Centre for Disease Control.VIU takes... Read more


VIU and Camosun Initiative Supports Indigenous Trades Training

VIU and Camosun Initiative Supports Indigenous Trades Training

January 28, 2020

VIU and Camosun College partnership will create new career pathways in the trades for Indigenous Peoples.A new program sponsored by the Province of BC and the Industry Training Authority BC (ITA) will provide an opportunity for Indigenous students to explore career options in trades... Read more


Celebrating Innovation for a Sustainable Global Community

Celebrating Innovation for a Sustainable Global Community

January 27, 2020

VIU stages Global Citizens Week to showcase employee, student and community Innovation in Action for a better world.Vancouver Island University (VIU) is opening its doors to the local community to take part in Global Citizens Week activities showcasing the many initiatives faculty,... Read more


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