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VIU’s Engaged Citizens Speaker Series puts the spotlight on bad leaders and followers

April 11, 2024

Bad Leaders, Bad Followers: Threats to democracy that we don’t talk about enough – an edition of the Engaged Citizens Speaker Series When: Monday, April 15, 6:30 to 8:30 pm Where: VIU’s Malaspina Theatre (Building 310) or online via Zoom webinar. See Nanaimo campus map. Nanaimo, BC: There have been... Read more

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VIU welcomes public to campus for career fair

April 10, 2024

What: VIU Career Fair, hosted by the Career Studio When: Friday, April 26, 2024, 11 am to 3 pm Where: VIU gymnasium (Building 190). See Nanaimo campus map Nanaimo, BC: High school students, alumni and members of the public are invited to come to a large career fair on Vancouver Island University’s... Read more

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Centre for Seafood Innovation celebrates success following three-year program

April 8, 2024

Initiatives transitioning to VIU departments, industry associations and First Nations organizations.­­ Since April 2021, the Centre for Seafood Innovation (CSI) has played an important role in providing valuable experiential learning opportunities to post-secondary students while supporting... Read more

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VIU News & Experts: April 4, 2024

April 4, 2024

Experts on solar eclipse, oral health and leadership 🗣️ In this issue of VIU news & experts:  How to take in the solar eclipse The importance of VIU's Dental Clinic to oral health in the community Decolonizing sexual education Happening Saturday: Trades & Tech Showcase and Vancouver Island... Read more

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