Vancouver Island University (VIU) is a dynamic university supporting a student population in excess of 19,000 full-and part-time learners, and employing over 2,000 faculty and staff. The university provides an enriched and intellectually stimulating environment for students, offering programs from basic literacy to vocational trades, undergraduate and graduate degrees. At VIU we encourage students to explore their potential, discover more about their world and excel in both life and learning.