Know More Campaign Raises Awareness about Consent and Support Services

October 16, 2018

Vancouver Island University is committed to creating a safe, supportive and respectful learning environment.  The Know More Education Campaign supports that commitment and aims to raise awareness of and create conversations about sexual violence and misconduct and its impact,... Read more


New Lecture Series Explores Reconciliation

October 16, 2018

A free monthly lecture series that aims to stimulate community dialogue about the relationship between Canada’s Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples launched at VIU last December.  Delivered through VIU’s Centre for Pre-Confederation Treaties and Reconciliation, the series... Read more


Louise Mandell Reappointed Chancellor

October 16, 2018

VIU is like family for Louise Mandell, Q.C. It’s one of the reasons she viewed the news of being reappointed to the role of VIU’s Chancellor as a gift. “It’s a powerful experience being part of the VIU family. Here education goes beyond the mind – it touches the heart,” says... Read more


Internationally Recognized Speaker Series Comes to VIU

October 16, 2018

From striking the right balance between the needs of the collective with the needs of the individual; to reconciliation between Canada’s Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples; and cultivating world citizenship skills, seven thought leaders from across Canada shared their ideas... Read more


President Nilson Reflects on VIU's 10th Year as a University

October 16, 2018

Ten years ago this April, feelings of excitement and anticipation filled VIU President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Ralph Nilson as he stood next to former Premier Gordon Campbell under the white-hot spotlights in the Malaspina Theatre. Campbell was there to announce Malaspina University... Read more


VIU Shortlisted for International Award

October 16, 2018

VIU is now recognized as a world leader in teaching excellence. The University was named a finalist for Advance He’s 2018 Global Teaching Excellence Award. Introduced last year in association with Times Higher Education, the award recognizes and celebrates an institution-wide... Read more


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