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VIU News

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Portal “rewires and connects” at the launch of its 2024 issue

The magazine launches on April 26 at the Nanaimo Curling Club from 7 to 9:30 pm. Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) student-run, full-colour literary...

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Indigenous Guardians protecting coastal lands and waters

The partnership between Nanwakolas Council and Vancouver Island University has resulted in 16 more Indigenous Guardians graduating with formal stewardship...

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VIU’s Engaged Citizens Speaker Series puts the spotlight on bad leaders and followers

Bad Leaders, Bad Followers: Threats to democracy that we don’t talk about enough – an edition of the Engaged Citizens Speaker Series When: Monday, April 15, 6:...

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VIU Events


Positive Space Alliance Social

Join the Positive Space Alliance for a casual drop-in social. Hang out, chat, or play some games!


Successful PGWP, Pathway to Immigrate to Canada

Transitioning from student to worker status is an exciting time but requires attention to honouring conditions of study permit and meeting PGWP eligibility...


Media Studies Showcase & Social

Join Media Studies students and faculty Thursday April 25th from 4-7 pm at Shaw, 4136 Boban Rd in Nanaimo, for a year-end presentation of projects and...


2024 Research and Creative Activity Symposium

The Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity Office is sponsoring a one-day Research and Creative Activity symposium during the SRCA Showcase month in April...

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