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Tag Archives: VIU

Lifelong Learning at Vancouver Island University

Susan Allen, Manager of Professional Development and Training at Vancouver Island University, wants the communities of Central Vancouver Island to know that VIU is the place to come for lifelong learning and should be a top of mind option for business owners who want to continue the education of their employees. There is a wide variety of learning options made ... Read More »

VIU Art Gallery Seeks Community Engagement

by Kelly Whiteside This past May, the Nanaimo Art Gallery (NAG) officially separated from the art gallery at VIU. With the separation, VIU has chosen to renovate the space and create new goals. Previously, the whole building was an art gallery. Now, only the upstairs remains as a gallery. Justin McGrail, art history professor and curator, says that condensing the ... Read More »

Dragon’s Den Style Sales Pitch Competition at VIU

dragons den like competition at viu

A “Dragon’s Den”-style pitch competition on Friday, Nov. 28 will have top competitors in Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Business Plan Competition vying for bragging rights for the best entrepreneurial ideas and cash prizes totaling $10,000. The VIU Business Plan Pitch Competition takes place from 3 to 5 pm in Building 250, Rooms 205 and 125. The public is welcome to ... Read More »

VIU Launches Master of Community Planning Degree Program

VIU Community Planning

Canada’s newest community planning school is opening its doors in Nanaimo, BC. Vancouver Island University (VIU) is launching a new two-year Master of Community Planning degree program. “We have completed all stages of the BC government’s degree quality assessment process, and are seeking accreditation by the Canadian Institute of Planners,” says Dr. Dave Witty, VIU Provost and Vice-President Academic. “Applications ... Read More »