News and Announcements

World VIUPoints Webinar: "The Transformative Power of a Sustainable Tourism Framework"

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on February 26, 2021 - 12:15pm

The World Leisure Centre of Excellence hosted the World VIU Points Webinar on February 26th with two invited speakers,  Pamela Duynstee, Sustainable Tourism Program Manager for GreenStep Solutions, and Dr. Kajsa Åberg, Regional Development Organization of Västerbotten, northern Sweden.

World VIU Points with Pamela Duynstee and Dr. Kajsa Åberg – February 26th

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on February 17, 2021 - 10:18am

VIU's World Leisure Centre of Excellence is pleased to welcome Pamela Duynstee, Sustainable Tourism Program Manager for GreenStep Solutions, and Dr. Kajsa Åberg, Regional Development Organization of Västerbotten, northern Sweden, invited speakers for the next World VIU Points to be held online on February 26th, 7:00 - 8:15 am PST.

Global Citizens Week

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on February 3, 2021 - 2:56pm

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Vancouver Island University marks Global Citizens Week each year with events, visiting speakers, and classroom dialogues that explore issues of global development at home and abroad.

This year VIU is exploring the theme of Equity in Action.

Graduate Scholarship Opportunity at Vancouver Island University

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on December 18, 2020 - 3:45pm

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Drs Suzanne de la Barre and Patrick Brouder are offering two graduate scholarships starting Fall 2021. The SSHRC funded project examines the role of the cultural and creative economies in rural and remote communities where place-based development has been central to building community resilience.