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VIU Grad Discovers Two-Million-Year-Old Skull while Attending Field School in South Africa

VIU Anthropology graduate Samantha Good unearthed skull at the Drimolen Palaeocave System in 2018. Samantha Good is graduating from Vancouver Island...

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VIU Students Aim to Ignite Change with Leadership Conference

Conference challenges participants to get involved in community action projects – with tuition credits as incentive. Vancouver Island University (VIU)...

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VIU Alum Starts Award for Single Mothers

Receiving financial help changed Kyla Hanington’s life and the lives of her children when she was at university; now she wants to give back to families in...

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The art of finishing two degrees during a pandemic

Chris Shanks wanted to pursue a truly interdisciplinary education during his time at VIU, which is why he enrolled in both a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal...

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Creating community connections through art

Kashmir Lesnick-Petrovicz hopes her art makes people feel confident, accepted and valued.The VIU BA student, completing a double major in Visual Arts and...

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Expressing emotions through art

Michaela Medina has always loved art.However, it wasn’t until last year that she found her medium – ceramics. She was introduced to the “ancient simplicity” of...

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