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Recruitment Events 2021-2022

Join us at these VIU recruitment events

Are you interested in learning more about programs and student life at Vancouver Island University? Choose from the list of informative virtual sessions below, and get ready to connect with VIU Recruiters, view presentations and get your questions answered.

Upcoming Events

Recruitment Zoom Drop-In

New Zoom Drop-In hours for summer - Connect with a recruiter by joining our Zoom drop-in, Tuesdays and Thursday from 10am to 12pm.

Stop by any time during those hours, chat one-on-one with a recruiter and get your questions about becoming a student answered.

Join us on Zoom

Password: 441587
Meeting ID: 666 0802 0912

Click through on each event below for more info and to register 

Once you have registered, you will be contacted with instructions to help you join the event online. If you need support in joining these events, we are here to help.

Virtual VIU Events

  • Discovery Days 2022 - TBA
  • Experience VIU - October 2, 2021 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Science and Technology at VIU - November 3, 2021 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Graduate Program Fair - TBA 

Virtual Fairs

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:

If you are an International students, please visit VIU International Education for information and events.

Sign up for a session to learn more about VIU and our 120+programs, and all that’s involved in becoming a student.

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.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 PM - Register here

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 PM - Register here

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 PM - Register here

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 PM - Register here

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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.

Thursday, January 6, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 PM - Register here

Thursday, March 10, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 PM - Register here

Parent Sessions

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.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 6:00-7:00 PM - Register here

Thursday, November 25, 2021 from 6:00-7:00 PM - Register here

Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 PM - Register here

Thursday, March 3, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 PM - Register here

Graduate Program Sessions

Dates to be announced... check back!

Web Registration and Course Selection Sessions

Facilitated by Registration and Advising - check back for dates

Student Experience Panels

Meet VIU’s Student Ambassadors -- they’re current students who love to help people learn more about the student experience and navigate the steps to balancing studies and student life. 

Upcoming Program Information Sessions

View all upcoming VIU Program Information Sessions.

Be sure to check back, it is updated regularly.

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Where to get more information?

For more information about Future Student events, please email Connect@viu.ca or call 250.740.6672

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