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A group of people in various cultural attire standing in front of a WorldVIU sign on the steps of the VIU library

VIU connects with local and global community at WorldVIU Days

October 25, 2022

What: WorldVIU Days When: October 31 to November 4, 2022 Where: See photo opportunity schedule below An annual, multi-day event that explores how culture influences the way people make sense of the world is returning to Vancouver Island University (VIU) this month. Taking place from October 31 to November 4, WorldVIU Days celebrates diversity in all its facets and brings people together to find... Read more

From left to right: Tracy Vandermolen, Darrell Harvey and Anwen Burk in a computer lab and smiling at the camera

VIU launches new educational technology partnership in the Caribbean

September 26, 2022

VIU and Canadian partner institutions will help six Caribbean nations expand capacity in online learning. Vancouver Island University (VIU) is helping Caribbean institutions develop and expand capacity in online learning. The new $480,000 international cooperation project, delivered in partnership with Durham College and Humber College, will grow the capacity of institutions in Belize, Jamaica,... Read more

VIU Kenya Partnership

VIU Teams up with NIC and BCIT to Grow International Partnerships in Kenya

February 22, 2022

The initiative takes BC teaching and learning expertise global. Vancouver Island University (VIU) is expanding the footprint of its international cooperation efforts in East Africa with the help of two other BC post-secondary partners. VIU is working with North Island College (NIC) and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) as partners in the Young Africa Works in Kenya: Youth... Read more