Date: Friday, Aug 23, 2019

Time: 9:30AM - 11:00AM
Nanaimo Campus

Equity and equality—is there a difference in the classroom? Join Disability Access Services and CIEL for a collaborative, educational session about ensuring that students with disabilities have the same chances to succeed as those without disabilities. We will discuss protocol and ways to address issues of attendance and surprising behavior. Through discussion of case studies, you will...


Date: Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

Time: 8:30AM - 2:30PM
Nanaimo Campus

Making Choices for Student Engagement and Learning The purpose of the New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at VIU is to introduce you to resources for designing learning experiences for your students, to explore with you best practices for fostering critical thinking in students, and to provide you with an opportunity to meet and work with colleagues from across the disciplines at VIU. We will...


Date: Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

Time: 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Nanaimo Campus

In my earlier days of teaching, I often dreaded the first class of the semester. At the beginning of term there was so much nervous energy—mostly mine. These nerves always threw me, so I did what seemed to make the most sense: hand out the syllabus, say a couple of things, and send them on their way; we’d start in earnest the next time we met. Phew. Over the years, I’ve learned that the first...


Date: Sunday, Oct 6, 2019

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

Consider a career as a hairstylist. VIU’s Hairstylist Program has an excellent reputation and longstanding history of proven success – graduates of this program report a high level of success in the industry and many local salons are owned and operated by graduates. The 11-month program includes Pivot Point International’s A Designer Approach curriculum, which helps build skill, proficiency and...


Date: Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

Time: 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Join us during Open Access Week for Nanaimo and VIU’s 4th Wikipedia Edit-a-thon...


Date: Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Cowichan Campus

Get the skills you need to launch yourself into a rewarding career in administration with Vancouver Island University’s Applied Business Technology Certificate program. The 10-month ABT program provides the in-depth training needed by today’s office workers to be competitive in the job market. Skills learned include current computer software applications, business English, business calculations...

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