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Health Care Assistant

Accepting for HCA certificate program starting Fall 2020

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VIU News

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Scientist Uses Television Signals to Send Internet Data to Remote Locations

VIU partnering with Pixelstream Communications to field test technology What if you could turn the world’s television infrastructure into a system that can...

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VIU Events


Upper Cafeteria Closure

To facilitate the President's Reception the Upper Cafeteria Building 300 will close at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday December 12, 2019


Early Closure Main Cafeteria

To accommodate the President's Festive Reception the main cafeteria building 300 will close at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday December 12, 2019.


Extended Book Buyback

From December 16 to 20, the Campus Store will be holding our week-long extended book buyback event! Come to our store anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and...


Fundamentals of Forest & Heavy Equipment Operator Information Session

Career opportunities continue to be strong in Heavy Equipment Operator and Forest Harvesting on Vancouver Island. You can train on heavy equipment like...

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Powell River Update

qʷeqʷayʔawt̓xʷ - "Place where one comes to talk"

 Visit our qʷeqʷayʔawt̓xʷ! The qʷeqʷayʔawt̓xʷ on the Powell River campus welcomes all campus community members. It is a place where one comes to talk and home-away-from-home for First Nations, Status, Non-Status, Metis, and Inuit students where an Elder in Residence is available to assist with matters that arise at each stage of the student experience. At the qʷeqʷayʔawt̓xʷ, cultural,...

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