Media Highlights: September 20 - October 4, 2021

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October 7, 2021 - 12:00pm

A roundup of VIU students and employees in the news.

Please note that this issue of the media highlights includes links to stories that may be upsetting or triggering to readers. VIU provides counselling supports to students and employeesplease reach out if you need to.

News Stories

Top Performing article for the last month

Other stories

Top-performing Broadcast Story

  • A CBC news report detailing how things are turning out in various ridings in BC on September 20. CBC reporter Tanya Fletcher talked with Vancouver Island University students about how they wanted to vote this election and one of the top issues is the climate crisis for the students she spoke with. Reach: 86,000 people + 29,000 people (Tanya Fletcher’s comments aired twice).


    VIU Student Pulse

    Social Media

    • Top Tweet: Our Tweets promoting the on-campus vaccination clinics were the top performers over the past two weeks, with 1,373 impressions on just one post alone.
    • Top Facebook post: A post announcing a new literacy program for Indigenous Elders, as well as Residential and Day School survivors, reached 7,000 people.

    The VIU community acknowledges and thanks the Snuneymuxw, Quw’utsun and Tla’amin, on whose traditional lands we teach, learn, research, live and share knowledge.

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