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Provincial budget and housing experts 🏘️

February 21, 2024

Writing a story about the throne speech/provincial budget or the new housing announcement? We have experts available:  What will make BC more affordable? The provincial government’s throne speech yesterday outlined actions government will take over the next few months to deliver more middle-class... Read more

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VIU News & Experts: February 15, 2024

February 15, 2024

Need an expert for your story? 🗣️ In this issue of VIU news & experts:  Expert opinion on province's new affordable housing investment. Nature-based tourism a key focus for VIU's new BC Regional Innovation Chair for Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development.  How can couples keep the spark... Read more

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VIU’s Science and Technology lecture series explores diverse research topics

February 15, 2024

The lecture series kicks off with a talk by Dr. Andrew Loudon about how scientists can harness microbes for our benefit. Explore cutting-edge research during Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Science and Technology Community Lecture Series this spring. “This year promises to be another exciting... Read more

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VIU researcher exploring tourism resilience in rural BC communities

February 14, 2024

Dr. Farhad Moghimehfar named new BC Regional Innovation Chair for Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development. A Vancouver Island University (VIU) researcher is exploring the ability of rural and remote communities to become more resilient through tourism opportunities. Dr. Farhad Moghimehfar is VIU’... Read more

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Who was Israel Wood Powell?

Who was Israel Wood Powell and what is his legacy? To answer these questions, Dr. Sean Carleton examines Israel Wood Powell's tenure as BC's first...

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Xwulqw’selu Sta’lo’: Quw’utsun Mustimuhw Hwialasmut tu Tumuhw

This piece was co-created by many hands. Authorship was led by Heather Burke, Learning Facilitator, Vancouver Island University, Cheyenne Williams, Contractor...

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Bringing Indigenous knowledge into the classroom

Elodie Button supports faculty at Vancouver Island University who are interested in bringing more Indigenous knowledge into their classrooms.Elodie is a...

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VIU’s accounting program adds up to career success

With student-oriented, approachable, professional and passionate faculty, the Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Accounting program at...

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VIU Student Pulse News: February 21, 2024

How are your Study Days going so far? If they are not as productive as you hoped, our service areas have shared some tips in this newsletter to help you make...

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Studying overseas with international scholarships

For VIU students looking to expand their global horizons and study internationally while pursuing their undergraduate degree, there is a lot of funding...

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