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VIU Giving Tuesday campaign helps students reach for their dreams

University’s tenth annual campaign runs from November 14 to 28, 2023. When Vancouver Island University (VIU) student Sarah McClelland faced some unexpected...

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Alum of the Month: Bianca van der Stoel

After graduating from VIU’s Horticulture Technician program in 2019, Bianca van der Stoel has been busy growing her own Horticultural Therapy business,...

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Program Helps Students Transform Business Ideas into Reality

VIU business training program helps those with disabilities on the road to self-employment. Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Cooperative Entrepreneur...

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Liberal Studies student takes research to international conference

When Chiara Sedola wrote a paper for a VIU class, she had no idea her work would take her to Washington, DC to present at a conference.But that’s exactly how...

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Finding his career path with VIU’s ABE program

It was while working a “crappy” job that Philip Lawton decided it was time to figure out what he wanted to do for a career. He thought the Adult Basic...

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Taking their skills to the national stage

For Logan Cursley and Esther Popma, their chosen career path already looks promising, as they have both qualified to compete in their fields at the Skills...

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