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Dylan is a recent VIU graduate of the Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology. He was very involved in the VIU community as a Community Leader in residence and director at large at the VIU Student Union. Originally from Prince George, he transferred to VIU in 2016 and never looked back. As the new kid on the block, he enjoys sharing his VIU experiences with all students and cracking a couple of dad jokes every once in a while.
outdoors, hunting, fishing, and making my mom smile.
Fantasy Dinner Party Guests:
Michelle Obama and Steven Rinella
“I’m just happy to be here” - Anonymous
If you could be any animal, what would you be?
Jordan is a recent graduate in VIU’s Bachelor of Arts program, where he majored in Criminology. As an active participant in Campus Rec activities during his time as a student, he can tell you how balancing academics with fun, healthy activities made a difference in his experience. He might even tell you about the sweet victory of being a two-time dodgeball intramural champion! Jordan says he came to VIU after his hockey career dreams fell short and he was ready to explore a new direction. He’s from Medicine Hat, Alberta.
Golf, hockey, watching sports, hiking, enjoying the laid back Vancouver Island lifestyle.
New York City
Best VIU advice:
Balance your school work with fun!
“Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can't.”
– Jerry Rice
Andrea van Rossum
Graduating from VIU in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Management after completing her Recreation and Sport Diploma, Andrea’s passion is connecting people with the resources to achieve their goals and simplifying the process of getting to university.
When she’s not working with future VIU students, you can find her with her family having a dance party in the kitchen, exploring the mountains and beaches of Vancouver Island or hosting a house full of friends on a Friday night.
Advice for New Students:
Get involved! Whether it’s a campus club, intramurals or outdoor recreation – put yourself out there and make the most of your time here at VIU.
Anything on, in or near the water: Surfing, kayaking, fishing, snorkeling … just take me to the sea!
Oregon Coast road trip
“Open different doors, you many find a you there that you never knew was yours. Anything can happen.” –Mary Poppins