Alumni News: VIU Magazine Winter 2017-18

January 5, 2018

Where are they now? VIU alumni share how their education helped them get where they are today. Stories are organized by graduating year.  1990s A lot of people would be thrilled to simply meet Eddie Vedder, lead singer of Pearl Jam, let alone work with him and the band on an... Read more


VIU Learning Series Aims to Help People Understand Indigenous Perspectives

December 21, 2017

Organized by the Office of Aboriginal Education and Engagement, the free sessions are open to community A unique learning series designed by Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Office of Aboriginal Education and Engagement invites community to join the conversation about... Read more


VIU Community Honours 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

December 19, 2017

Vancouver Island University Faculty Association, VIUSU and ResTide spearheaded events on Nanaimo campus Hanging a shirt with an anti-violence message, donating a warm coat or lighting a candle to remember a victim of gender-based violence may be small gestures, but these actions... Read more


VIU's Chancellor, Louise Mandell, Q.C.

Louise Mandell reappointed as VIU’s Chancellor

December 15, 2017

Louise Mandell, Q.C., has been reappointed as Vancouver Island University’s Chancellor, a role she says is close to her heart. “It is a great gift and responsibility to be given three more years as Chancellor,” said Mandell. “It’s a powerful experience being part of the VIU... Read more


VIU Cowichan Volunteer Tutors

VIU Cowichan Seeking More Volunteer Tutors

December 14, 2017

Demand for tutors on the rise due to increasing enrolment at the campus As a volunteer tutor at Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Cowichan Campus, David Johnson enjoys interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds, and breaking down complex math concepts into small steps... Read more


VIU Lecture Series Explores Reconciliation

November 28, 2017

The free monthly series, delivered through the University’s Centre for Pre-Confederation Treaties and Reconciliation, starts December 4 A new lecture series hosted by Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Centre for Pre-Confederation Treaties and Reconciliation aims to stimulate... Read more


Kenyan College Delegation Visits VIU Trades Programs

November 23, 2017

Representatives from Kisii National Polytechnic visited VIU’s Nanaimo Campus last week as part of a three-year partnership Faculty and staff from Kisii National Polytechnic in western Kenya got a whirlwind tour of Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) trades programs last week... Read more


VIU Participates in Global Day of Giving

November 22, 2017

Giving Tuesday campaign on November 28 aims to raise $150,000 to support students Brianna Thorne is getting the education she needs to realize her lifelong dream of becoming a teacher. The VIU Cowichan first-year Bachelor of Education student started the program in September, after... Read more


VIU HR Students Take Major Step in Achieving Professional Designation

November 21, 2017

VIU one of a few post-secondary institutions offering accreditation coursework Students taking Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Bachelor of Business Administration, major in Human Resources (HR), will graduate knowing their education reaches the highest professional standard... Read more


VIU Participates in Global Day of Giving

November 20, 2017

Giving Tuesday campaign on November 28 aims to raise $150,000 to support students Students, staff and faculty at Vancouver Island University (VIU), as well as the University’s community supporters, are banding together to make a difference in the lives of students on Giving... Read more


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