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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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Sunday, December 4: All campuses and locations open for regular Sunday activities

Campuses and locations open for regular Sunday activities Sunday, December 4, 2022: All of Vancouver Island University’s campuses are open for regular Sunday...

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Sunday, December 4: All campuses and locations open for regular Sunday activities

Campuses and locations open for regular Sunday activities Sunday, December 4, 2022: All of Vancouver Island University’s campuses are open for regular Sunday...

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Saturday, December 3: Nanaimo campus closed today

Severe weather campus closure notice Saturday, December 3, 2022: Vancouver Island University’s Nanaimo campus is closed today (Saturday, December 3, 2022) due...

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VIU Events

Dec
06

December 6 Lunch Hour Vigil

Nanaimo, BC: Listen. Believe survivors. Educate yourself. Speak out. Intervene. And act. During the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign...

Dec
06

Open House: VIU's 2022 Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair in Indigenous Studies

Join Dr. Shanna Lorenz as she presents a summary of her work at VIU: 'Supporting First Nations Research Sovereignty with Local Area Networks and Phone and Web...

Dec
06

Women in Non-Traditional Occupations, Dec 6 panel presentation

The VIUFA Status of Women Committee welcomes all to a panel presentation in commemoration of The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against...

Dec
08

Rhythm Dance Academy - The Nightmare Before Christmas

For the first time ever, Rhythm Dance Academy is presenting a Christmas production! We have selected Tim Burton’s cult classic film “The Nightmare Before...

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