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VIU Honours 300 Grads in Trades and Applied Technology Programs

June 20, 2014

Vancouver Island University (VIU) is awarding credentials to approximately 300 graduates in the Faculty of Trades and Applied Technology this month, with 175 of the graduates honoured at a convocation ceremony at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre Friday, June 20. “We’re very proud of our graduates, each and every one of whom has shown they have the aptitude, attitude, determination and hands-on skills to... Read more


Graphic Design Alumna Unveils Public Sculpture in Nanaimo May 23

May 21, 2014

A 2013 graduate of Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Graphic Design program will install artwork commissioned by the City of Nanaimo outside the Port Theatre Friday, May 23. Laura Timmermans responded to the City’s request for proposals for the art project, and was selected to create the original work. Timmermans is currently working as a freelance graphic designer and says she likes to use her... Read more


Stewardship Graduates Ready And Prepared To Protect Their Coastal Territories

April 11, 2014

Twenty-three participants from nine Nations on the coast took part in a Stewardship Technicians Training program delivered through a partnership between Coastal First Nations – Great Bear Initiative and Vancouver Island University (VIU). The training program wrapped up with a graduation ceremony in Port Hardy. In all, 10 participants complete all seven courses and three others completed a... Read more