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VIU News & Experts: December 1, 2023

December 1, 2023

What can COP28 realistically achieve? 🌍 We had a soul-filling week at VIU. The VIU Foundation's Giving Tuesday campaign raised more than $350,000 for students in need and engaged with a record number of new donors. We celebrated by giving students cookies, smiles and heart balloons. Every dollar... Read more

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VIU Foundation’s Giving Tuesday campaign raises more than $350,000 for students in need

November 30, 2023

The campaign engaged with a record number of new donors. ­­Vancouver Island University (VIU) students will have more access to scholarships, awards and bursaries following the university’s annual Giving Tuesday campaign. The campaign, which wrapped up on Tuesday, November 28, saw the community band... Read more

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Vancouver Island University and the High School at VIU conclude partnership

November 29, 2023

The High School will close as of July 31, 2024. Vancouver Island University has made the difficult decision to end its financial and administrative support of The High School at VIU (THS), as part of its efforts to eliminate its deficit and return to balanced budgets. VIU is mandated by the... Read more

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Audience members challenged to identify the play written by AI in VIU performance

November 28, 2023

What: Two Truths and an A.I. When: December 6-8, 12 to 1 pm  Where: Mike Taugher Studio (Building 330, Room 109), Nanaimo campus Can you tell the difference between a play written by a person and an AI? That’s the question audience members are asked during the interactive performance Two Truths and... Read more

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