Vancouver Island University / Canada – Master & Bachelor

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Win a $2,500 tuition prize!

We’re here to help you on your journey toward becoming a student. That's why we're giving away one $2,500 credit toward Fall 2021 tuition to a new, full-time domestic student. 

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Welcome Indigenous students

Need help taking your next step? Elders, faculty and staff are here to support you – from getting ready for university studies through to graduation day.

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COVID-19 financial aid for students

Are you facing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19? Check out this resource page for a list of supports and relief measures to help you get through this challenging time.

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VIU Quick Facts

Choose a program that fits your passion and curiosity, and gets you ready for a rewarding career.


Join one amazing group of students from across Canada and around the world.


Investment in Nanaimo campus facilities serving students in health, science and trades programs.


Number of students calling VIU Student Housing ‘Home sweet home’.


Study abroad opportunities available to VIU students can take you all over the world.


That’s the value of scholarships, awards and bursaries available to VIU students in 2019-20.


VIU News

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Three VIU Mariner Alumni Take on New Role as Apprentice Coaches

The Mariners Athletics and Recreation department is proud to announce three former female student-athletes are joining the ranks of coaches for the 2020-...

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VIU Student Recognized for Supporting Community

Vantaishia Tommy, who recently won a citizenship award for community service and commitment to her studies, is focused on helping animals when she graduates....

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Alum of the Month: Ron Brash

A passion for tinkering with computer programs and designing web pages led Ron Brash to start his first year of VIU’s Information Technology and Applied...

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VIU Events

Oct
27

SRCA Meet-Up: Learn about opportunities to engage students in research

Meet-up with Kendra Stiwich, Student Research Engagement Coordinator, to learn about the opportunities and supports to engage students in research.

Oct
28

Information Session: Child and Youth Care Program

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and families?Turn your passions and dreams into a reality and a rewarding career....

Oct
29

It's Time for A Check Up!

Mental and emotional health are just as important as physical health, so let's get them checked!Join the VIU counsellors for a free, drop-in, virtual mental...

Oct
29

Handling Stress in the Moment

The purpose of this workshop is to learn about your brain and how to better regulate yourself when you find yourself in stressful and difficult situations. The...

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Cassandra Twiname, a VIU Bachelor of Science degree student, on a field trip

Cassandra Twiname

“Being from a small town in Northern B.C., coming to VIU was an easy adjustment with its welcoming atmosphere, small class sizes, approachable professors, and beautiful forested campus. The biology program is challenging but has an amazing faculty who have inspired my love for biology and have been there to help me throughout my academic career.”


Bachelor of Science, Double Major in Biology and Psychology 


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