Digital Media Studies

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Tchadas Leo portrait

Journalist wins award for Indigenous-focused podcast

April 6, 2023

Former Digital Media Studies student Tchadas Leo shares his story Building skills for a career in broadcast journalism brought Tchadas Leo to Vancouver Island University in 2009. Fast forward to today and he now hosts the award-winning podcast Our Native Land. The podcast explores “all things Indigenous and First Nations” and features guests ranging from former BC Premier John Horgan to Cedar... Read more

Cloudhead Games, VIU Alumni staff

A Career in the Clouds

September 17, 2019

For most people, the prospect of spending days immersed in virtual reality worlds is a pipe dream made possible only by winning the lottery or some other turn of good fortune. For the folks at Qualicum-based Cloudhead Games, five of whom are VIU alumni, this is their everyday. Up against heavy competition from AAA studios for games like Fallout 4 and Skyrim, the virtual reality game development... Read more