Indigenous Students

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Looking to continue your learning with graduate studies? VIU offers a variety of graduate and post-degree programs.

VIU News

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New research centre focuses on quality of life improvements for people affected by trauma and mental health issues

The Centre for Trauma and Mental Health Research aims to address impacts of trauma, brain injury and mental health challenges. Improving quality of life for...

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Alum of the Month: Melissa Ayling

One assignment changed the trajectory of Anthropology alum Melissa Ayling’s life. The paper she wrote for an upper-level Anthropology class about baklava and...

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May 17 President's message to campus community

The last few weeks have been some of our campus community’s most challenging in recent memory. I want to thank all the members of the VIU community and beyond...

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VIU Events


Bake Sale

The Professional Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate Program students are emptying the freezers and having an end of year bake sale! Join them on May 28 – 29,...


APA Workshop

Learn the basics of using APA citation, 7th edition. 4:30-5:30 on Zoom


VIUSU's Summer BBQ

Looking for something to do on campus? Join VIUSU and the Nanaimo Nightowls Baseball Team for an afternoon of burgers, games, snacks, music, treats, prizes and...


Improve Your Spoken English: A Webinar for English Language Learners

A Webinar for English Language Learners

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