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Student Research & Activities

    Thesis Presentation: Noah Du

    Identifying the Leisure Constraints and Negotiation Efforts of Chinese Students at VIU
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    Thesis Presentation: Claire Qianying Lei

    Thesis Title: Tourism Information Service: A Case Study of Smart Tourism and the Lipont Art Centre
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  • Indigenous Tourism

    Engaging Indigenous Youth in Tourism

    As part of her Indigenous Tourism course last year, Chyanne Trenholm made the decision to create a video on the opportunities and roles available in tourism for Indigenous youth. Trenholm is an Indigenous 4th-year student from Homalco First Nation in Campbell River, BC, studying Tourism Management...

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  • WLCE Hangzhou

    Leisure Experience Research and 2019 World Leisure Forum

    Student Blog - Graduate student Chinny Lee shared her learning experience in Hangzhou, in October.
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    Thesis Presentation: Xinyi (Ivy) Lu

    Thesis Title: Leisure Experience of Chinese International Students: The Factors Facilitating Participation in Physical Activities
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    VIU and WLCE Leading Tourism Research and Graduate Student Learning Opportunities in the Arctic

    VIU may not be located in the Arctic, but it has been a lead player in projects with six other circumpolar universities aimed at creating and mobilizing knowledge on the tourism issues experienced in the most northern and peripheral regions of the world. Working together with the University of...

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    Thesis Presentation: Di Shan

    Thesis Title: An Analysis of the Push/Pull Travel Motivations of Canadian Older AdultsThe Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management, in conjunction with our World Leisure Centre of Excellence is pleased to introduce Di Shan, Graduate Student in progress, who will be presenting her research...

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    World VIU Days - Ghana Research & Study Tour

    A Problem Shared is Half Solved: Lessons Learned From the FieldThe VIU GRST Team will be hosting a session during the World VIU Days sharing their research and lessons learned while traveling in rural Ghana.When: November 6, 2019Where: B356 / R109Time: 11:30 am - 1: 00 pm 

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    TTRA Canada Chapter - 2019 Conference

    Sharing research from Ghana in Canada! WLCE is pleased to share that undergrad students Jocelyne Fournier, Annie Boersen, Georgia Brennan and Megan Fortune - who participated in the 2019 VIU Ghana Research and Study Tour - will be presenting posters at TTRA Conference. Their research focuses on the...

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    Welcome to the MASLM New Cohort

    VIU WLCE is pleased to welcome the new cohort of students of the Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management. During the Welcome Week, new students had the opportunity to get to know each other, meet faculty, interact with thesis cohort students, be introduced to the learning environment and...

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