Bruce Patterson

Surgery doesn’t have to be scary

NANAIMO – Children who to go to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital for surgery will know what to expect thanks to a new online photo tour

Zoë Kazeil Brown

Artwork spruces up ER

NANAIMO: Local artists brighten up new ER at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

Zoë Kazeil Brown
Vancouver Island University student Alyssa Deggan developed self-confidence in her co-operative education work term as a kayak guide.

Students share co-op summer experiences

NANAIMO: Over the past year, 186 VIU students participated in co-operative education work.

Vancouver Island University student Alyssa Deggan developed self-confidence in her co-operative education work term as a kayak guide.

Science graduate earns scholarship

A Nanaimo university student is the recipient of a prestigious graduate scholarship.

Tips used in classrooms

Faculty at Vancouver Island University have a valuable new resource to engage with students.

VIU professors present Extreme Science show

Physics and chemistry faculty are getting their props and concoctions ready for the fourth annual Extreme Science show at VIU.

Researcher addresses battle over ecosystem

Vancouver Island University team examines the relationship between protected areas and adjacent communities.

Lawyer highlights court cases and the Douglas Treaties

NANAIMO – Louise Mandell, Q.C., will speak at Vancouver Island University March 20 on Litigating the Douglas Treaties.

Chaos sends students to Costa Rica

Chaos rules supreme during a St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser at Vancouver Island University Saturday (March 17).

Vancouver Island University art professor Gregory Ball participates in a gallery show in Victoria.

Nanaimo art professor expands on award-winning short film

Vancouver Island University's Gregory Ball participates in art gallery show in Victoria

Vancouver Island University art professor Gregory Ball participates in a gallery show in Victoria.

VIU fundraiser reaches new height

University raises $30,000 for United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island.

Paradise Cityscapes landscapers install the green roof at Vancouver Island University’s Shq’apthut: A Gathering Place.

Green roof sprouts at VIU

The Gathering Place for First Nations and other students at VIU is now covered with native grasses and other species.

Paradise Cityscapes landscapers install the green roof at Vancouver Island University’s Shq’apthut: A Gathering Place.
Rick Colbourne

Partnership enhances career opportunities

There was added reason to celebrate at the First Nations Christmas feast Dec. 7 at Vancouver Island University.

Rick Colbourne

Training a key ingredient to success

Juan Villota’s business administration training was just the start of his educational journey.

Vancouver Island University culinary student Juan Villota will be part of a Mediterranean-themed fundraising dinner Wednesday (Nov. 9).

VIU culinary students host dining adventure

Students and their instructors at the Culinary Institute of Vancouver Island fundraise.

Vancouver Island University culinary student Juan Villota will be part of a Mediterranean-themed fundraising dinner Wednesday (Nov. 9).
Emily Rigney shows the jellyfish sculpture she created from garbage found on Nanaimo beaches.

Art shares environmental message

Emily Rigney uses shoreline trash to create artwork highlighting issues

Emily Rigney shows the jellyfish sculpture she created from garbage found on Nanaimo beaches.
Brandon Sharratt

Students reach lofty heights in math challenge

The numbers tell an impressive story when it comes to the most…

Brandon Sharratt

Gala aids refugee students

In East Africa, harambee is a rallying cry that translates as “all…

Student wins haiku contest

A haiku contest highlighted global connections at Vancouver Island University.Lily Banerjee is…

VIU students go green

By Bruce PattersonThe polls are open as two teams from Vancouver Island…