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Events & info sessions

Are you interested in learning more about programs and student life at Vancouver Island University? Join us for one of our events or information sessions listed below. You'll be able to learn more about student life, specific programs and connect with our Recruiters.  

Our events are designed for anyone to attend, but some will cover information that might be more relevant to specific groups: 

VIU recruiters 2020

Recruitment Zoom Drop-In

Connect with a recruiter by joining our Zoom drop-in Monday through Friday from 10 am to 12 pm.

Password: 441587
Meeting ID: 666 0802 0912

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Register for an event or info session 

We have a range of events and info sessions happening throughout the year for both students and parents. Once you find a session that you're interested in, click the link to register for the event. Once you have registered, you will be contacted with instructions to help you join the event online. 

Sessions for high school students

The following sessions are for high school students considering VIU. We will cover all the basics and answer any questions you might have. We will be joined by current VIU students who will share their experience and give some insight into transitioning to university.

Parksville/Qualicum Beach high school student webinars

This session is aimed at high school students and their families in the Parksville/Qualicum area but anyone is welcome to join. We will cover all the basics and answer any questions you might have. We will be joined by Financial Aid and Awards Office who will cover a wide variety of topics and share resources on how to fund university. This session will be live from VIU’s Deep Bay Marine Field Station so you will get to hear a bit about the exciting work going on there.  


Sessions for mature students

The following sessions have been created with the mature student in mind; a few years out of high school, late starters and career changers are all welcome. We will cover all the basics and answer any questions you might have.


Sessions for parents of future students 

Join us for one of our Parent Sessions to support your child on their post-secondary journey. If you’re a parent or guardian of a high school student considering post-secondary or a parent of a first-time university student, this event is for you! At VIU, we recognize that when it comes to university, your child looks to you for guidance. We want to ensure you have the resources and knowledge you need at your fingertips to support and empower your child in their decisions.


Sessions for specific programs

Science and Technology at VIU - Virtual Event 


External community events

Look for VIU recruiters at these virtual education fairs for students in Canada. Join a virtual fair and take part in a variety of activities, including presentations about VIU and opportunities to meet with our recruiters in breakout rooms and get your questions answered. Visit each organization's website to see the dates and times of upcoming fairs.

Fairs for students at Canadian high schools

Fairs for other prospective students

Questions? Contact the recruitment team!