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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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VIU refines program portfolio

April 3, 2024

Integrated Engineering Technologist, Online Learning and Teaching and the Geographic Information Systems programs will no longer be offered after 2024. Four programs at Vancouver Island University (VIU) will no longer accept new students after this year as the university works to align program... Read more


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VIU students showcase their research projects during the CREATE conference

April 3, 2024

What: VIU CREATE Conference – a celebration of student scholarship, research and creative activity When: April 8 to 12, various times Where: VIU’s Nanaimo campus and online events More than 350 Vancouver Island University (VIU) students are presenting during CREATE 2024. The annual conference aims... Read more




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