Grant funds upgrades in VIU program

Vancouver Island University is upgrading its health education equipment thanks to provincial funding.

Vancouver Island University is upgrading its health education equipment thanks to provincial funding.

The school receives $216,509 to renew and replace equipment, ensuring students get the hands-on experience necessary in their chosen careers.

“In order to properly educate health professionals at VIU for an increasingly technical health-care environment, we must provide them the best, most modern equipment for training,” said Parksville-Qualicum MLA Ron Cantelon.

For information about student aid programs for post-secondary training, please go to www.aved.gov.bc.ca/studentaidbc.