Key details
Type of institution
University
Total students
16,000
On campus accomodation
Available
About
Vancouver Island University is a public post-secondary institution and is producing quality graduates that are in demand by employers across the country and around the world. It is known as a centre of excellence for teaching, applied research and learning. With roots that date back to 1936, when Nanaimo’s first vocational training school opened its doors, the University shares a rich history and connectedness with its communities. It is an organization that values a diverse range of training and education.
The University offers the programs from basic literacy to vocational programs, trades, undergraduate and graduate degrees. It encourages all students to explore their potential, discover more about the world and excel in both life and learning. The university provides an enriched and intellectually stimulating environment for students and employees. Vancouver Island operates four campuses including a main campus in Nanaimo and regional campuses in Duncan, Powell River and Parksville Qualicum. globe icon Visit Website
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Accreditations
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Campuses

Cowichan Campus - Vancouver Island University

2011 University Way, Duncan, British Columbia, V9L 0C7

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Nanaimo Campus - Vancouver Island University

900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, V9R 5S5

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Parksville-Qualicum Centre - Vancouver Island University

100 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville, Alberta, V9P 2G3

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Powell River Campus - Vancouver Island University

100 - 7085 Nootka Street, Powell River, British Columbia, V8A 3C6

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