Nanaimo: A great place to live, study, and work
Vancouver Island University is located in the City of Nanaimo, on the beautiful Vancouver Island. Nanaimo, a city of 92,000 residents, offers a friendly and supportive community that is within easy reach of major metropolitan areas such as Vancouver and Victoria. Nanaimo is an emerging business centre with excellent infrastructure and transportation links.
Nanaimo is also a tourist destination. Surrounded by magnificent mountains, ocean, islands, parks, lakes and wilderness areas, the scenery in Nanaimo is spectacular. Nanaimo’s mild climate allows students to enjoy hiking, sailing, golfing, kayaking, cycling, diving, salmon fishing, and many other outdoor sports and recreation opportunities year-round. In winter, skiing, snowboarding and snow-shoeing are a short drive away at Mount Washington resort.
For more information about Nanaimo, visit Tourism Nanaimo.