VIU Mariners Women's Soccer PACWEST Provincial Champions

November 3, 2016

VIU Mariners win the crown in hard fought battle against defending PACWEST champions Douglas College Royals  After a hard fought year the 2016 PACWEST women’s soccer season came down to a fierce battle between Vancouver Island University Mariners and the defending champions Douglas College Royals. The Mariners scored early in the Oct. 29 matchup and managed to protect their 1-0 lead to become... Read more

VIU Hosts Women's National Basketball Championships

March 5, 2015

Vancouver Island University (VIU) is hosting the 2015 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association’s (CCAA) women’s basketball national championships at the Nanaimo campus March 18 to 21.   Eight of the top Canadian Collegiate teams from across the country will play for gold including VIU’s Mariners. Their first match will be on Thursday, March 19, at 6 pm in VIU’s gymnasium and the games are open to... Read more

VIU Mariners soccer teams inspire Aboriginal Youth

July 9, 2014

Coaches and players from Vancouver Island University’s men’s and women’s Mariners soccer teams will help teach and inspire more than 400 Aboriginal children about the joy of sport. Team members will assist Vancouver Whitecaps FC representatives in the 3rd annual Hope and Health skills and drills soccer clinic for Aboriginal youth, taking place today (Wednesday, July 9) at Merle Logan Field in... Read more

VIU Athletes Give Back To Community

May 13, 2014

Vancouver Island University (VIU) athletes gave back to the community today by assisting at an event that combines spelling and sports at Ladysmith Secondary School. Up to 120 Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students from Nanaimo-Ladysmith and the Cowichan Valley school districts tested their knowledge in the 11th annual Spuptitul language competition, the first to be hosted in the Nanaimo-... Read more