SEM Materials and Resources

The following materials and resources are meant to assist in the committee with the development of the Strategic Enrolment Management plan.

VIU's Enrolment Management Plan (final draft - Jan. 23, 2012)


Adult Basic Education & Centre for Continuing Studies: Education for your Life (April 26, 2010) - A PowerPoint presentation prepared by the Adult Basic Education and Centre for Continuing Studies regarding the scope and impact of their programming.

Foundation (January 19, 2010) - Core document containing the Mission, Values, draft Vision, and Core Commitments that help inform the integrated planning process.

Framework for Integrated Planning (January 19, 2010) - Flowchart

Strategic Enrolment Management Plan Project Overview (January 19, 2010)

Strategic Enrolment Management Project Workplan (January 19, 2010)

Student Enrolment Presentation (May 28, 2010) - A presentation given to the committee on Student Enrolment data by Pam Montgomery, Director, University Planning and Analysis, VIU.

Student Services Area Presentation (April 15, 2010) - A presentation made to the Committee by the area of Student Services.

Summary of Integrated Planning Consultative Meetings (May 31, 2010) - A summary of all Integrated Planning Consultative Meetings with Internal and External Community held up to May 31, 2010.

The Learning Experience (February 19, 2010) - A draft document integrating work from the Strategic Enrolment Management and Academic Plan committees.

VIU Vision - the University Vision


BC Post Secondary Admissions from 2009 - Environmental Scan of all BC Post Secondary

Creating a Retention Culture - (2010) A paper on retention created by

"Forget the Budget. It's about Demographics." Usher, Alex. 26 Feb 2010.

From the University/College Applicant Study™: Attracting Students to the Arts & Humanities - Ken Steele, MA Senior Vice-President, Education Marketing. UCAS™ White Paper #2; June 2010. Academic Group.

Keeling Report - Strengthening Recruitment, Student Services and Student Success (May 20, 2010) - A report created for Malaspina University-College in 2007.

Six suggestions for presidents to improve undergraduate education (June 2011) - An open letter in the "In My Opinion" section of AUCC's University Affairs/Affaires Universitaires.

The Postsecondary Landscape in Canada - A presentation by Ken Steele, Senior Vice-President of Academica Group.

Trends in Higher Education - Vol 1. Enrolment (2011: AUCC) - In 2010, there were almost 1.2 million students in degree programs on Canadian campuses. Trends in Higher Education, volume 1 looks at current trends in university enrolment and the drivers of demand for a university education in Canada.The publication provides analysis on the following factors: immigration and international students; labour market demand; family-based influences and incomes and funding.

Undergraduate Education Report - A report on the AUCC workshop on undergraduate
education in Halifax, March 6-8, 2011.

VIU Recruitment Office SWOT and Recommendations Executive Summary - (April 2008)

VIU Recruitment Office SWOT and Recommendations MaCo Presentation - (April 2008)


2009 DASCO Trends in Employment - A fact sheet based on the BC Diploma, Associate Degree, and Certificate Student Outcomes Survey (2010 Dec.).

Key Student Outcomes Indicator - Annual report published by BC Stats.

Student Enrolment Reports

Student FTE by credential and campus - Snapshot provided by University Planning and Analysis.

Student Headcount by credential and campus - Snapshot provided by University Planning and Analysis.

VIU University Planning and Analysis ~ Related Links - Links to government and industry statistics and reports; provided by University Planning and Analysis.

Without a Trace: An Examination of Former Post-Secondary Students Who Left the System Without a Credential and Did Not Return - Findings from the BC Stats 2009 Short Stay Early Leaver Student Outcomes Survey.