Student Life

Bust Stress at Vancouver Island University in 4 Steps

Submitted by Web Admin on August 2, 2018 - 4:03pm

With final exams and assignments due imminently, this can be a stressful time of year for students. Student success is a core value at VIU, which is why the University has a wide range of supports and services available to students from the start of the semester through to the end of the term. Follow these tips and watch your exam anxieties melt away.

Resolve to Get Ready for University

Submitted by Web Admin on July 6, 2018 - 3:52pm

Is one of your resolutions to prepare for university? VIU students share what they did – or wish they did – while still in high school to ensure they get off to a super start.

  1. Take a tour: Melanie, a Biology major, says getting familiar with the lay of the land before the first day of classes makes it less overwhelming when you actually get here. VIU offers a number of different guided, self-guided and virtual tour options. You can even sit in on a class, meet with faculty or go over options with a recruiter.