Student Research & Activities

  • 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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  • MASLM

    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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    Thesis Presentation: Eshu Karwal

    Thesis Title: Content Analysis of whale watching operators' websites The Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management, in conjunction with our World Leisure Centre of Excellence, is pleased to introduce Eshu Karwal, Graduate Student in progress, who is presenting his research and thesis. Whale...

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    Thesis Presentation: Nobeia Zhang

    Thesis Title: Winter tourism experiences and Chinese visitors to the Yukon Territory, Canada: Implications for sustainable tourism development The Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management, in conjunction with our World Leisure Centre of Excellence, is pleased to introduce Xinhui (Nobeia)...

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    SLM 606 - Field Experience - Tosh Koroscil

    In this post, the MA SLM student Tosh Koroscil shares his experience in the SLM 606. Enjoy the reading! "My role as Green Team Coordinator for Vancouver Island Music Fest was a positive and rewarding experience, albeit a very exhausting one. The requirements of the position were as I expected them...

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