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VIU News

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Update to the community July 15

Dear VIU community, It is with a deep sense of disappointment that we report the Palestine Solidarity Encampment (PSE) has ignored the Trespass Notice we...

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What is environmental psychology and why is it important?

Dr. Lindsay McCunn explains Did you know our physical environments can have a big impact on our health and well-being? Environmental psychologist Dr. Lindsay...

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Update to the community July 11

Dear VIU community,  Since its inception on May 1, the Palestine Solidarity Encampment (PSE) by the Students for Palestine Committee (SPC) on our Nanaimo...

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VIU Events


Vancouver Island Team-Based Learning Institute: August 13-14-15, 2024

We invite you to reserve your spot now for our August 2024 event: Increase Student Engagement and Persistence with Team-Based Course Design. By the end of the…


Team Based Learning Institute

We invite you to reserve your seat now in the August 2024 Course Re-Design Project, Increase Student Engagement and Persistence with Team-Based Course…


Q'ushin'tul (Walking Together): A journey to success

Understanding indigenous ways of knowing and beingA workshop led by Cowichan Campus Elders-in-Residence Marlene Rice (Hwiem') and Harvey George (Swut̲t̲h̲tus…


Empathy Listening Circles - Personal Impact of Global Events

Global Events may take place a long way away, but they can have a lot of personal impact on us as individuals and as a VIU Community. Many of us have families…

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