Jan
11

Date: Friday, Jan 11, 2019 - Friday, Feb 22, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 5:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Conversari or ‘keep company with’ is the Latin root of the word ‘conversation’. VIU Visual Art alumni Denise Tierney, Nan Goodship and Gem Chang-Kue have created works inspired by a year of coming together for stimulating exchanges about life, the process of making art and the things they care about most. This exhibition is the result of their appreciation of conversation within themselves, with...


Feb
21

Date: Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 - Friday, Apr 12, 2019

Time: 11:30AM - 7:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

The Hospitality Management Students would like to personally invite you and your fellow colleagues to dine in the Discovery Room, between January and April of the spring semester. We are open with the support of the Culinary Arts Students every Thursday and Friday, for lunch and dinner service (some dates excluded). Supplying excellent food and a welcoming atmosphere, the Discovery Room is a...


Feb
24

Date: Sunday, Feb 24, 2019

Time: 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Milner Gardens and Woodland

Sundays February 3rd to March 24th Enjoy the early Spring bulbs in this peaceful setting. Garden open 11:00am to 3:30pm, last entry 3:00pm. Tea Room open 11:00am for tea, soup and scones with last seating 3:00pm. Admission adults $6, youth $4 includes tax. Children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, Milner Gardens members and current VIU students with card free admission. Onsite golf cart...


Feb
24

Date: Sunday, Feb 24, 2019

Time: 3:30PM - 9:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Vancouver Island University's English Department invites you to celebrate Hollywood's biggest night at our annual Oscar Party in the Malaspina Theatre! This glamorous event is an important fundraiser for the department and will allow us to enhance the small awards and bursaries that we already offer. Not only is Film Studies a large part of our English Department's overall course offerings...


Feb
25

Date: Monday, Feb 25, 2019

Time: 12:10PM - 12:30PM
Nanaimo Campus

A well-designed rubric provides rich feedback for learners and helps them understand expectations for a project, activity, or assignment. Online rubrics can also help reduce time spent grading. In 2019 there is a new rubric creation interface in VIULearn which makes the process of putting rubrics online easier than ever. Join us for a demonstration of the new experience and information on...


Feb
26

Date: Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

Time: 8:00AM - 9:30AM
Nanaimo Campus

How much marking is optimal? How many assignments are best for student learning? Could we mark and grade less yet still be respectable? Or more surprising yet: Could less marking and fewer grades be causally related to more student learning? These are just a few of the inquiries you are invited to explore with your VIU colleagues in a “studio” format. An UnMarking Studio is a meeting of 5-6...


Feb
28

Date: Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

Time: 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

What does cheating look like in your courses? Are there particular assignments students cheat on more than others? How have you tried to solve this problem? How do you know your solutions worked? Participants will tell their stories, discuss the research on why students cheat, share strategies for preventing cheating, and plan implementation of principles of effective assignment design that...


Mar
03

Date: Sunday, Mar 3, 2019

Time: 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Milner Gardens and Woodland

Sundays February 3rd to March 24th Enjoy the early Spring bulbs in this peaceful setting. Garden open 11:00am to 3:30pm, last entry 3:00pm. Tea Room open 11:00am for tea, soup and scones with last seating 3:00pm. Admission adults $6, youth $4 includes tax. Children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, Milner Gardens members and current VIU students with card free admission. Onsite golf cart...


Mar
05

Date: Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Parksville/Qualicum Centre

Are you ready for a fast-paced career in the hands-on, creative field of esthetics? Vancouver Island University’s 8-month Professional Esthetics certificate program will get you job-ready and in high demand with industry employers. Graduates work in many settings – day, resort, destination and cruise ship spas; hair salons; private businesses; and sales and promotion. Courses run Tuesday to...


Mar
06

Date: Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 - Saturday, Mar 9, 2019

Time: 7:30PM

March 6-9, 13-16, 7:30 pm $15/$12 students VIU's Malaspina Theatre Tickets on Eventbrite A raging teen is attacked by a presidential motorcade at a crossroads ... if he fought the guards and left them for dead, is he guilty of murder? Should he be exiled, imprisoned or executed by the state?  One plague-ridden day in Thebes, a famous hero promises to save the city by punishing a violent...


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