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Facilities: 1970 - 1979


Malaspina College on Kennedy Street, Mar. 1970.
Image by Les Englefield courtesy of The Navigator

More aerial photos of Malaspina College and VTS



Malaspina College on Kennedy Street, Mar. 1970.
Image courtesy of VIU Archives


Malaspina College's Fifth Street Campus was just an idea in the early 1970s.
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Malaspina College council had its eye on Crown Land at Hammond Bay Road and Hwy 19 for the site of a permanent campus. The possibility was no longer viable when the highways department insisted the gravel at the site was needed for road construction.
Article courtesy of The Vancouver Sun, June 25, 1970

 


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Early 1970s headlines re: new campus plans.
Headlines courtesy of Nanaimo Daily Free Press

 


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Malaspina College had its sights fixed on a new and permanent campus on 156 acres of land in Nanaimo on property formerly part of Nanaimo army camp - it is adjacent to where the college's vocational buildings stand.
Image and article courtesy of Nanaimo Daily Free Press Annual Progress Report, 1972

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A model of the new college campus, 1973.
Image courtesy of Nanaimo Daily Free Press Annual Progress Report, 1973

 


Construction of B300, 1975.
Image courtesy of VIU Archives

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Building 360 (math and chemistry) was built in 1975.
Image courtesy of VIU Archives




Tamagawa Gardens were a gift to Malaspina College from Tamagawa University (Tokyo) in 1978.
Images courtesy of VIU Archives



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