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Queen Elizabeth Scholars

VIU Queen Elizabeth Scholars Prepare for Global Internships

April 27, 2022

The global student mobility program has returned, with students traveling to Australia and Belize.After a two-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students at Vancouver Island University (VIU) are once again able to participate in a global talent exchange program between Canada and other Commonwealth countries.The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship (QES) program aims to develop the next generation... Read more


Global Skills Opportunity

New Global Skills Opportunity Projects Help VIU Students Gain International Experience

January 14, 2022

Funding from the federal government will allow students to participate in study and research experiences abroad.Dozens of students at Vancouver Island University (VIU) will be gaining global skills training through two recently announced projects.The programs, Crossing Borders: Using the Power of Place to Build Connections, and the International Research Mobility Experience project... Read more


VIU Engineering Filed School in Trà Vinh, Vietnam.

VIU Engineering Students Tackle New Challenges in Overseas Study Program

September 6, 2019

Engineering solutions and relationships more than 10,000 kilometres from Nanaimo ­­ Nine first-year Vancouver Island University (VIU) engineering students put their knowledge to work in another country and came back with new skills, friends, and insight about living and working with people in a different part of the world.  At the end of the instructional year, students from the... Read more