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UPDATE: COVID-19, MARCH 25, 6:15 PM

March 25, 2020

STARTING TODAY, WE WILL BE TRANSITIONING TO SENDING OUT AN UPDATE THREE TIMES PER WEEK UNLESS THERE IS SOMETHING URGENT WE NEED TO SHARE WITH THE COMMUNITY. THAT MEANS MOVING FORWARD YOU CAN EXPECT TO HEAR FROM US ON MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY. You can connect with us at any... Read more


UPDATE: COVID-19, MARCH 24, 6 PM

March 24, 2020

We’d like to start by thanking the VIU Students’ Union (VIUSU) for their leadership today in launching a new initiative to support students who are facing unique financial challenges because of COVID-19. VIUSU, in partnership with the VIU Foundation, launched a campaign to ... Read more


VIU Students' Union Supporting Students in Time of Crisis

March 24, 2020

Emergency bursaries support most vulnerable students affected by COVID-19.While they may not be attending face-to-face classes, students at Vancouver Island University (VIU) are still working hard to complete their education. However, during this unprecedented situation, students... Read more


UPDATE: COVID-19, MARCH 23, 6:30 pm

March 23, 2020

FOCUSING ON SUPPORTS AND SERVICES FOR OUR COMMUNITYWe wanted to remind everyone in our community that even though we have moved into alternate course delivery modes and working from home, we are committed to providing supports and services to both students and employees. These... Read more


DAILY UPDATE: COVID-19, MARCH 22, 3:25 pm

March 22, 2020

As promised on Friday, we are connecting again today, and first want to say we hope everyone did something this weekend to lift their spirits as we all continue to manage the impacts of this ongoing crisis.We don’t have any new updates to share with you, but we wanted to take a... Read more


DAILY UPDATE: COVID-19, MARCH 20, 5:10 PM

March 20, 2020

This week has seen lots of changes for our community as we made the decision to transition to alternate course delivery and assessment and moved most of our employees to a work from home model.Understandably, this rapidly evolving situation is causing anxiety and stress for... Read more


DAILY UPDATE: COVID-19, MARCH 19, 6:05 PM

March 19, 2020

We have made some changes to our format to help everyone find the information they need.Please note: New information is in the New Items section; information that’s already been shared is in the Reminder section.In both the New Items and Reminder sections, you’ll find information... Read more


DAILY UPDATE: COVID-19, MARCH 18, 6 PM

March 18, 2020

Today we were reminded again by BC’s Provincial government that all of us must take proactive steps to protect and support each other and, in particular, the most vulnerable in our communities as we continue to face this unprecedented situation.Everyone can do their part by... Read more


DAILY UPDATE: COVID-19, MARCH 17, 6:40 PM

March 17, 2020

We have said this a number of times, but we wanted to once again thank everyone in our community for their continued support and patience. It means a lot to see people coming together and recognizing that there are many people across our campuses and facilities working... Read more


DAILY UPDATE: COVID-19, MARCH 16, 6:10 PM

March 16, 2020

First, we’d like to thank everyone again for continuing to support each other and for your patience and understanding as we try to get messages out and make critical decisions as quickly as possible. We again want to reassure everyone in our community that we are working... Read more


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