Vancouver Island University


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  • University Name : Vancouver Island University
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  • Location : Nanaimo Campus 900 Fifth Street Nanaimo, BC ,Canada
  • Phone : +1.888.920.2221
About the University:

Vancouver Island University (formerly known as Malaspina University-College and before that as Malaspina College) is a comprehensive, four-year, postsecondary institution serving Vancouver Island and coastal British Columbia. Established in 1969 as Malaspina College, it has grown into an institution that plays an important role in the educational, cultural, and economic life of the region.

Why to choose:

Known as a centre of excellence for teaching, applied research and learning, Vancouver Island University (VIU), a public post-secondary institution, is producing quality graduates that are in demand by employers across the country and around the world.

VIU has evolved into a dynamic, internationally known university supporting a student population in excess of 18,000 full-time and part-time learners, including 1,100 international students, over 1,000 aboriginal students, and employing over 2,000 faculty and staff.

Main campuses :

The main campuses are Nanaimo Campus, Cowichan Campus, Parksville·Qualicum Campus, Powell River Campus

Main Intakes: January, February, May

Academic departments:

School of Advancement

School of Community

School of Engineering Technology and Applied science.

School of Business

School of communication, Media and Design.

School of transportation

School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culture

School of continuing Education