Student Research & Activities

  • PechaKucha Nanaimo

    The PechaKucha Night was a Gift!

    Exploring the topic Gift and Exchange, the PechaKucha Night Nanaimo Vol.8 that took place at VIU last Friday, March 29, was a true gift for all the participants. Six speakers shared their stories with an attentive audience in a very enjoyable venue, the VIU Trades Discovery Centre. The public was...

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    Thesis Defense: Olivia Li

    Thesis Title: An Exploratory Study of Factors Affecting Sustainable Cosmetic Consumption The Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management, in conjunction with our World Leisure Centre ofExcellence congratulates Wei (Olivia) Li, Graduate Student in progress, for the completion of her research...

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    Thesis Defense: Britta Peterson

    Thesis title: Re-Creation through Recreation: Exploring Contemporary perspectives of Indigenous Leisure The Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management, in conjunction with our World Leisure Centre of Excellence is pleased to introduce Britta Peterson, Graduate Student in progress, who will be...

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  • WLCE Field School

    2018 WLCE Field School experience presented at VIU Global Citizens Week

    The more we share, the more we learn. On February 6, Carson Anderson, Dylan Swaikoski, Kenzie Schroeder, and Vanessa Moraes, students of the Recreation and Tourism Department, presented their experiences in the 2018 WLCE International Field School, that took place in Brazil. The activity, hosted by...

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    VIU students and faculty attended the 2019 Impact Sustainability Travel & Tourism

    VIU students and faculty members of the Recreation & Tourism Department attended the 2019 Impact Sustainability Travel & Tourism Conference that took place in Victoria this past January.  Joanne Schroeder, Dr. Aggie Weighill, and Dr. Garret Stone, along with current students of the Master...

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  • 2018 WLCE Field School

    2018 WLCE Douglas Ribeiro da Silva International Field School - Case Study Volume

    2018 WLCE Douglas Ribeiro da Silva International Field School - Perus, Brazil Case Study Volume VIU WLCE is very pleased to release the Case Studies Volume as a result of the 2018 WLCE Douglas Ribeiro da Silva International Field School. This case study volume — available in English and Portuguese...

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  • GRTSP

    Gold River Tourism Strategic Plan

    VIU WLCE is pleased to share the Gold River Tourism Strategic Plan.  Between April and October of 2018, researchers from Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) World Leisure Centre of Excellence (WLCE), Master of Community Planning Program (MCPP), and Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research...

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  • Perus SP

    World VIUPoints: Favela Tourism and the Occupation Movement - Global Citizens Week

    Favela Tourism and the Occupation Movement Slum Tourism is controversial and yet it has the potential to overcome discrimination through community development.  Join the VIU students and faculty who went to Brazil and hear the stories of a transformative experience. What: World VIU Points – Global...

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  • Pechakucha

    PechaKucha Night Vol 7 - Journeys

    The PechaKucha Night that took place in the Nanaimo Museum on November 19th was a collaboration between the World Leisure Centre of Excellence and the second-year students of the Tourism Program. The students were responsible for organizing and running the event as their learning practice related...

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    Celebration of Research Excellence & Knowledge Transfer Event

    CREATE 2013     March 26-27To recognize student research at Vancouver Island University****** REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 9, 2013*****Coming SOON- the CREATE Website!There are FOUR ways to participate:1)      Make a POSTER ·         will be displayed at the upper section (Section T) of the main...

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