Hospitality Management Department

Missions and Values

The Hospitality Management department’s mission is to deliver applied professional and experiential programs to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to achieve success in Hospitality careers. The department's values of diversity, leadership, professionalism and learner/ faculty collaboration are guiding principles throughout the delivery of the programs.

The VIU Advantage

Vancouver Island University is a public, degree-granting institution that offers both university and college programs. With its breathtaking location high on a hill overlooking the ocean and the Coast Mountains, the campus features over 110 acres of tranquil gardens, forested pathways and landscaped green space.

The central island location provides students with unlimited opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, climbing, kayaking, numerous water sports and skiing.

Other advantages this closely-knit educational community offers include:

  • Accessible professors
  • Affordable tuition
  • Home-stay and on-campus student residences
  • Excellent, modern facilities with access to advanced technologies
  • Small classes taught by professional, highly-qualified, caring professors
  • Excellent research opportunities
  • Student success support services that include both academic and personal counseling
  • On-campus social, sports and recreational activities
  • Co-operative Education program
  • Easy access to Vancouver and Victoria