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VIU Geoscience Student Finds A Way To Help Others While Earning His Pilot's Licence

VIU Geoscience Student Finds A Way To Help Others While Earning His Pilot's Licence

September 13, 2019

VIU Geoscience student combines passion for flying, photography and science to help other students and the environment. When Vancouver Island University (VIU) Geoscience student Nick Temos started crisscrossing the Island in a Cessna 172 single-engine aircraft building flight time to obtain his commercial pilot licence, his perspective about the environment we live in changed. “While... Read more


VIU Earth Science Rock Sample Collecting

Sharing the Secrets of the Rocks Around Us

August 19, 2019

As people walk upon the Earth, not many take the time to really notice what’s under their feet or realize just how vital sand, gravel and rocks are in today’s society.  [[{"fid":"2974","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"VIU Earth Science Rock Sample Collecting ","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"VIU Earth Science Rock... Read more


For the Love of Rocks: Rebecca Stirling’s Story

October 17, 2018

By Jenn McGarrigle   For many students, the journey starts in VIU’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) program. Earth Science alum Rebecca Stirling is one of those students with an incredible story of resilience and determination to share that starts in ABE and leads to an Arctic adventure.   Rebecca Stirling will never forget the day when, lying immobile in a Victoria hospital bed, the... Read more


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