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  • VIU President Dr. Deborah Saucier hugs VIU Elder-in-Residence Geraldine Manson
  • Message from the President

    Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

    Today we have learned of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Our thoughts go out to her family and those who loved her.

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  • Message from the President

    Canadian Multiculturalism Day and Canada Day

    As we approach the long weekend, I would like to recognize Canadian Multiculturalism Day this week and share some thoughts as we approach Canada Day.

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    President’s Message - Pride Month

    At VIU, we recognize June as Pride Month. It is a celebration of people coming together in love, diversity and inclusivity to show the progress of 2SLGBTQ+ rights while also acknowledging their history and the hardships. I celebrate our 2SLGBTQ+ students, faculty, and employees and share in the e

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  • National Indigenous History Month graphic

    Recognizing Indigenous History Month

    In June, VIU recognizes National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. We do this by acknowledging the rich history, heritage, culture, resilience, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples across Canada. 

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  • Asian Heritage Month Government of Canada

    Recognizing Asian Heritage Month

    May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada, an opportunity to recognize the many achievements and contributions of all Canadians of Asian descent and all Asian cultures.

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  • Message from the President

    Recognizing International Women's Day

    Today, Tuesday, March 8, is International Women’s Day, celebrating women and girls’ social, economic, cultural, and political achievements. It is also a time to raise awareness, take action for women’s equality, and work towards a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination.

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  • Message from the President

    A message of support regarding the situation in Ukraine

    Sent on behalf of President Dr. Deborah Saucier and Carolyn Russell, AVP International Education

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  • Black History Month poster

    A blog for February

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  • VIU logo surrounded by snowflakes

    A blog for December

    Thinking about the state of the world these days, it is easy to think of Dicken’s quote from the Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief

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