Sep
22

Date: Saturday, Sep 22, 2018

Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Off Campus

ADMISSION: $10 cash/person at the door Free under 18 About the talk: This talk will consider the critical question of how the public receives information about political matters. It argues that digital media, in particular, social media, is a disruptive technology. No longer is the mass media – tv, newspapers, radio – dominated by top down, one to many political communications the only game...


Sep
25

Date: Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

With Ross Deprez, from VIU's Theatre Program. Folk music has always been used to pass news from one group to another, to catalogue the events and at the same time by the very act of singing the songs build a sense of community. In his work as a Theatre Artist and Musician Ross Desprez uses this ancient formula to create pieces of theatrical entertainment constructed from historical elements...


Sep
25

Date: Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Time: 4:00PM - 5:20PM
Nanaimo Campus

Habits can either hurt...


Sep
25

Date: Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

Time: 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Free admission Join us for this must-see, inspirational presentation on Lessons Learned from Killer Whales. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Program begins at 7:00 pm. Building 250, Room 125 Presenter Jackie Hildering is an acclaimed educator and co-founder of the Marine Education and Research Society. In this presentation, Jackie will trace back the human social evolution with Killer Whales,...


Sep
26

Date: Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

The VIU Sustainability Advisory Committee invites you to explore topics of sustainability through film. Media is an important tool in fostering impactful discussions about complex topics, and sci-fi films and stories have been doing this for decades! This is the first of a series that will be screened throughout the 2018-19 academic year so stay tuned for the next showings. The first...


Sep
26

Date: Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

Time: 6:30PM - 8:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Get your start in a career as a power engineer with the help of Vancouver Island University’s Fourth Class Power Engineering/Process Operator program. Electricity and heat energy management are essential to the way we live now – power engineers are the people who make sure the lights stay on. They operate equipment for our comfort and various applications in our daily lives. VIU’s 32-week Red...


Sep
27

Date: Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

Time: 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Stop by and find out what's happening sustainability-wise on and off campus! Now in its 8th year, this fair is an opportunity to find out how VIU supports and promotes environment and sustainability (natural, social, and/or built). A great way to connect, this information-based fair is intended to bring awareness to sustainability opportunities and actions happening on campus and in the...


Sep
27

Date: Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

Time: 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Check out interactive displays, learn more about Campus Fair Trade Week (there may be a banana in it for you), see what student groups are up to, try out an e-bike, buy some local fruit/veg at the farmers' market, help make ice cream without any electricity, and take part in the energy treasure hunt--you could win some nifty prizes! All that and more in the Library Quad Thursday, September 27, 11...


Sep
27

Date: Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Are you interested in getting involved with some of Vancouver Island's local environmental stewardship groups? Join us to hear from a panel of local stewards as they discuss their past, current and upcoming work, and learn how you can join them to contribute to a brighter future for our region! Panel presenters include: Pete Law - Mid-Vancouver Island Habitat Enhancement Society, Ceri Peacey -...


Sep
27

Date: Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

Time: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Nov 01 2018.
Nanaimo Campus

A fun after-school programming club for kids in grades 5-7. This club is run by VIU's Computing Science students, and supported by Science Venture.


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