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    Nordic Master in Outdoor Studies (Friluftsliv Studier) is now open for applications

    New master’s programme, a joint Nordic Master in Outdoor Studies (Friluftsliv Studies), supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers (www.nordicmaster.com), with four collaborating universities – University of Southeast Norway (Bø) (coordinator), Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Swedish School...

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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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    WLCE Visiting Scholar Program - Dr. Bricker's Experience at VIU and Call for Applications

    Dr. Kelly Bricker shared her experience as a Visiting Scholar at VIU, and WLCE just released the 2020-21 Call for Applications
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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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    World VIU Points - Dr. Marco Bevolo

    VIU WLCE is pleased to welcome the second visiting scholar of the semester, Dr. Marco Bevolo from Breda University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands. Join us on December 3 for Dr. Bevolo public presentation in which he will explore ways leisure strategies can contribute to the quality of life of...

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    PechaKucha Nanaimo Vol.9 - Putting Leisure on the Map

    This PechaKucha Night celebrates 10 years of leisure enquiry and practice.
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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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    2018 - 2019 WLCE Annual Report

    After a very productive year, VIU's WLCE is pleased to release its latest Annual Report. Download the 2018-2019 WLCE Annual Report and learn more about the WLCE activities in 2018 - 2019, including our Visiting Scholars program, students' field trips, research and scholarly activities, community...

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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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    World VIU Points - Dr. Kelly Bricker

    VIU WLCE is pleased to welcome the first visiting scholar of the semester, Dr. Kelly Bricker from the University of Utah. Join us for her public presentation on October 29. Dr. Bricker will explore the connections between nature-based tourism and health.

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