News and Announcements

Thesis Defense: Britta Peterson

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on February 15, 2019 - 12:17pm

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 presenting her research and thesis.

Vancouver Island / Coast Regional Forum - BC Recreation and Parks Association

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on February 1, 2019 - 10:28am

Vancouver Island / Coast Regional Forum 

The strength of networking

The 2019 Vancouver Island/Coast Region forum is a 1 -day gathering that facilitates dialogue on current themes directly related to the business and people of Parks & Recreation.

Important Information:

Forum Date: February 22, 2019

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

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on January 27, 2019 - 10:07am

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 Citizens Week
When: Wednesday, February 6, from 2:30 to 4:00 pm
Where: B356 / R109

PechaKucha Night

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on November 5, 2018 - 5:24pm


Movement, transition and change have forever alighted the imagination and provoked fundamental truths about what it means to be human.