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Carpentry student Emily Behm standing in front of the tiny home she and her classmates are building at the Cowichan Trades Centre

VIU carpentry students learn by building tiny home

March 20, 2024

The home is being built at the Cowichan Trades Centre and will be delivered to a property in Saanich. Carpentry students are gaining real-world experience and providing a home in the process. The students are building a tiny home at Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Cowichan’s Trades Centre. Program instructor Andrew MacLeod said the project came about somewhat unexpectedly after another... Read more

VIU Cowichan Fills Need for More Education Assistants

July 9, 2018

Campus partners with School District 79 to offer the Education Assistant and Community Support certificate program in Duncan From classrooms to community settings, there’s a greater need for people trained to work with children, youth and adults with diverse needs. This need is acutely felt by School District 79 (Cowichan Valley), which continues to recruit qualified and skilled educational... Read more