Vancouver IslandUniversity

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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.

Career exploration support

Get support with writing resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews and exploring career options at the new Career Studio in Building 255.

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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VIU Media Highlights: November 23, 2022

Seaweed product research, Christmas magic & sustainable packaging 📦 November is a busy month at VIU. Students are showcasing projects they have been...

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Milner Gardens & Woodland’s festive light display is full of holiday magic

The beloved outdoor festival of lights begins on Friday, December 2.  Milner Christmas Magic returns this year with an expansion into the new Rhododendron...

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Indigenous speaker shares story of fight for the return of traditional lands

Wilson Williams (Sxwíxwtn), a Squamish Nation councillor and spokesperson, will deliver the keynote address at VIU’s 2022 Indigenous Speakers Series event on...

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VIU Events


This Changes Everything - Climate Change Film and Discussion

30 years since the Earth Summit. COP 1....COP 27 and more. What outcomes? This movie night event will involve a screening of Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein's 2015...


Dental Hygiene Information Session

Are you interested in a career in dental hygiene? Join us for a free information session to learn more about this program.


VIU's Indigenous Speakers Series featuring Wilson Williams (Sxwíxwtn)

Join us at the eighth annual Indigenous Speakers Series. Wilson Williams (Sxwíxwtn) will share the story of the Squamish Nation’s fight to have their...


VIRTUAL Info Session – Women and Indigenous Trades Discovery Programs

Are you interested in a career in the Trades but don't know where to start? VIU is now recruiting participants for fully funded 12-week Trades Discovery...

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