News and Announcements

World VIU Points - Dr. Marco Bevolo

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on November 12, 2019 - 11:45am

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 refugees and citizens.

WLCE Visiting Scholar

Thesis Presentation: Di Shan

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on October 31, 2019 - 8:34am

Thesis Title: An Analysis of the Push/Pull Travel Motivations of Canadian Older Adults

The 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 and thesis. 

Visiting Scholars 2019 - 2020

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on October 5, 2019 - 8:15am

WLCE Visiting Scholar Program is designed to bring local and international leaders to VIU to engage with students, faculty, and the Vancouver Island region. The purpose of this engagement is to enrich the student experience, to share research and professional experiences, and to explore possibilities for future collaborations. 
WLCE is pleased to welcome the following Visiting Scholars for the 2019 - 2020 Academic Year. 

New learning partnership agreement between VIU and Tourism Vancouver Island

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on October 2, 2019 - 9:12am

On Wednesday, September 25th, representatives from each organization came together in front of approximately 50 VIU undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty and staff of the Faculty of Management, Department of Recreation and Tourism, to sign a formal learning partnership agreement.

Visitors from the Center for Tourism Research - Wakayama University

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on October 1, 2019 - 9:39am

Last week, VIU WLCE received the visit of the Associate Professor Eiji Ito, Deputy Director of the Center for Tourism Research from Wakayama University, along with the Executive Officer of the Center, Ms. Kazue Nakamoto, and the Associate Professor Tsuyoshi Kigawa. The group came to VIU to learn more about our Tourism Programs and to explore opportunities for future collaborations between VIU WLCE and their Center for Tourism Research.