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VIU Research Will Study Rising Stresses on Fragile Mountain Ecosystems

VIU researchers launch far-reaching study on Mount Arrowsmith in collaboration with The Canadian Mountain Network.  A team of Vancouver Island University...

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Creatively Advocating for Change Through Art

Using artistic expression to foster cross-cultural relationships, Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) new Canada Research Chair hopes to create a space for...

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Complete Information Technology Infrastructure Outage: Sunday, July 21, 2019

Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) technology infrastructure is in need of significant remediation and renewal. VIU’s Information Technology Services (ITS)...

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VIU Events

Aug
23

Equity and Equality: Working with Students with Disabilities

Equity and equality—is there a difference in the classroom? Join Disability Access Services and CIEL for a collaborative, educational session about ensuring...

Aug
26

Faculty Orientation: Engaging in Scholarship, Resarch & Creative Activity (SRCA) at VIU

Interested in learning how to continue research or creative activity in your new (or existing) role at VIU? Join this session to learn more about the types of...

Aug
26

Faculty Orientation: Internal Funding Opportunities for Scholarship, Research & Creative Activity (SRCA) at VIU

Did you know that VIU gives out approximately $200,000 a year in internal funding, and there are experienced Research Facilitators that will assist with your...

Aug
27

VIU’s New Faculty Orientation to Teaching

Making Choices for Student Engagement and Learning The purpose of the New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at VIU is to introduce you to resources for...

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Eric Friesen, a Bachelor of Science degree student, on a field trip

Eric Friesen

“All the professors in my department know me by name and have shown a genuine interest in not only teaching me, but helping me succeed. I would say that the teachers I’ve had have been more mentors than professors. It feels like everyone is there because they love science and it creates a wonderful atmosphere that makes good academic communication so incredibly easy. The professors taking a personal interest in the students, being approachable, and most importantly being passionate about biology has truly made me feel like my education matters to them.”


Bachelor of Science, Biology


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