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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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    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

    February 1 marked two occasions – Lunar New Year and the start of Black History Month. Although they may appear to be superficially dissimilar, they serve to remind us of the diversity of those in our communities.

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    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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  • Happy holidays from VIU

    Happy Holidays

    Warm greetings from all of us at Vancouver Island University

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  • Pumpkin pie on a table

    October thoughts

    Pumpkin spice season is in full gear. The sun is coming up noticeably later, and the colour of the light has changed. And the semester is well underway. September flew by in the blink of an eye.

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