Hello Counsellors!

Mark your calendars! Discovery Days at Vancouver Island University is taking place on Tuesday, February 27 – Thursday, March 1, 2018 and it is shaping up to be an exciting event! Sessions will include active elements that will give students first-hand experience of what to expect when they enroll at Vancouver Island University. Sessions will run from 9:30am – 2pm with a half hour lunch break.

 There are a couple exciting changes that we would like to bring to your attention: 

  1. Discovery Days is open to ALL students in Grades 10 – 12.
  2. Vancouver Island University will be providing reimbursement for travel to and from the Nanaimo Campus
    Please click here for reimbursement details.
  3. All students who attend will receive a $5 Starbucks card that can be used at our new on-campus Starbucks!
  4. Students will be eligible to WIN a VIU hoodie for each session that they register for and attend.
  5. Last but not least, students will be provided lunch during the event at no cost!

Should your school be interested in participating, please respond to this email with a preferred date and approximate number of students. If you are not the appropriate contact for this email, please pass this on to your colleague. I will follow up in January with another reminder and some more details about the daily events and timelines for registration.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly on my cell phone at 250.618.4894 or by email. I will return all phone calls and respond to all emails regarding Discovery Days as soon as I am available.


Rob Barcelos  

Recruitment Officer | MARCOMM
Vancouver Island University
P: 250.740.6543  |  C: 250.618.4894  |  T:1.888.920.2221


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