Post-secondary Education

VIU biology major Genevieve van der Voort graduated this week having already had a paper published in a science journal. (Photo courtesy Vancouver Island University)

VIU student published in science journal for her efforts trapping insects

Biology grad Genevieve van der Voort’s paper published in The Canadian Entomologist

 

Montana, right, credits her grandparents for her decision to become Therapeutic Recreation Assistant through Stenberg College.

Inspired by Love

How a granddaughter found purpose and passion as a Therapeutic Rec Assistant

  • Mar 29, 2021

 

VIU is hosting 13 post-secondary institutions from across Canada for an equity, diversity and inclusion symposium March 24-25. (Vancouver Island University photo)

VIU hosting symposium on equity, diversity and inclusion

More than a dozen post-secondary institutions participating virtually this week

 

A woman and her dog walks past the UBC sign at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

COVID-19: B.C. tells universities, colleges to prepare for on-campus learning this fall

Safety top of mind for province, post-secondary institutions

A woman and her dog walks past the UBC sign at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Ericka Brown, Stenberg grad, now works as a Registered Pharmacy Technician at a hospital in her home community.

A mom’s guide to going back to college

Pharmacy Technician Distance Diploma offered flexible learning option

  • Jan 4, 2021
Ericka Brown, Stenberg grad, now works as a Registered Pharmacy Technician at a hospital in her home community.
Ericka Brown, Stenberg grad, now works as a Registered Pharmacy Technician at a hospital in her home community.

A mom’s guide to going back to college

Pharmacy Technician Distance Diploma offered flexible learning option

  • Dec 14, 2020
Ericka Brown, Stenberg grad, now works as a Registered Pharmacy Technician at a hospital in her home community.
Deborah Saucier, Vancouver Island University president and vice-chancellor, was among the panelists in the Future of Post-Secondary Education discussion at the State of the Island Economic Summit on Oct. 28. (VIEA YouTube screenshot)

Island’s universities challenged to ‘build community’ amid remote learning

VIU, UVic and Royal Roads University admin discuss COVID-19 impact at economic summit

Deborah Saucier, Vancouver Island University president and vice-chancellor, was among the panelists in the Future of Post-Secondary Education discussion at the State of the Island Economic Summit on Oct. 28. (VIEA YouTube screenshot)
Students enjoy snow cones at last year’s Rock VIU event at Vancouver Island University campus. (News Bulletin file photo)

VIU’s orientation week will be virtual this year

Vancouver Island University planning online Rock VIU events for next week

Students enjoy snow cones at last year’s Rock VIU event at Vancouver Island University campus. (News Bulletin file photo)
Judith Sayers will begin a three-year term as VIU chancellor in the fall. (Vancouver Island University photo)

Tribal council president named as VIU’s next chancellor

Judith Sayers accepts leadership role at Nanaimo university

Judith Sayers will begin a three-year term as VIU chancellor in the fall. (Vancouver Island University photo)
The University of Ottawa campus is quiet, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in Ottawa. The federal government announced funding for post-secondary students affected by Covid-19.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Students, recent grads can apply for emergency benefit on Friday, Trudeau says

CESB is part of $9B fund to help students amid pandemic

The University of Ottawa campus is quiet, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in Ottawa. The federal government announced funding for post-secondary students affected by Covid-19.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE – People walk past large letters spelling out UBC at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on November 22, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
FILE – People walk past large letters spelling out UBC at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on November 22, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A woman checks out a jobs advertisement sign during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Students are starting to look for summer work, with few options in the usual places. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada’s students start looking for summer work, with few options in usual places

Statistics Canada reported the youth employment rate dropped to 49 per cent at the outset of the pandemic

A woman checks out a jobs advertisement sign during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Students are starting to look for summer work, with few options in the usual places. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette