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Welcome Indigenous students

Need help taking your next step? Elders, faculty and staff are here to support you – from getting ready for university studies through to graduation day.

Need help with housing?

Talk to VIU’s Off-Campus Housing Coordinator about finding a place to live, tenancy issues and support, and much more.

Graduate programs

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

VIU News

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Alum of the month: Trevor Ballantyne

When Trevor Ballyntine was growing up, graduating from high school seemed like a stretch – never mind university. Now Trevor, who graduated from VIU’s Liberal...

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Alum of the Month: Drew Milne

Growing up on Vancouver Island, Drew Milne explored the great outdoors whenever he got the chance, so it’s not surprising he gravitated towards a career as a...

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VIU News & Experts: March 15, 2023

Featured in this issue:  World Water Day experts Planning for more age-friendly communities Tuition waiver program for former youth in care expanded...

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VIU Events


Romper Room presents: Reel Rock 17

For two decades, Reel Rock has been sharing the biggest stories from the world of climbing, celebrating the human side behind the sport’s greatest adventures...


Information Session (online) for Office Administration Program

Zoom Meeting Passcode: 580163 Join the chair of the Office Administration program to learn about our 10-month Office Administration program and see how it...


Long Night Against Procrastination

FREE PIZZA, HOT DRINKS & TREATS ALERT! - The Writing Centre, Library Research Help, and the Wellness Lounge will be open late on March 28th at the Nanaimo...


Hospital Unit Coordinator Program Information Session

If you enjoy working in a fast paced, demanding and rewarding environment, come to our information session to learn more about our Hospital Unit Coordinator...

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