News and Announcements

Graduate Scholarship Opportunity at Vancouver Island University

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

Dr's 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.

World VIU Points with Dr. Kajsa Åberg - December 10th

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on November 25, 2020 - 12:57pm

VIU's World Leisure Centre of Excellence is pleased to welcome Dr. Kajsa Åberg, Regional Development Organization of Västerbotten, northern Sweden. She is joining the MASLM program in December as a visiting scholar and is the invited speaker for the next World VIU Points to be held online on December 10th, 7:00 - 8:15 am PST.

Dr. Åberg's presentation is titled "Innovations in Destination Development in Small Regional Cities – The Case for Umeå, in northern Sweden". 

Agritourism Gatherings: Indigenous and Tribal Perspectives on Agritourism

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on November 18, 2020 - 12:56pm

The International Workshop on Agritourism presents Agritourism Gatherings: A virtual series for farm, food, and travel communitiesThe series brings together farmers, researchers, service providers, tourism experts, and many others to share their knowledge and experience from around the world.

The upcoming webinar is tomorrow, November 19 (9 am PST) with the topic: Indigenous and Tribal Perspectives on Agritourism.