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Our VIU Campus in Powell River

Our diverse community of students, instructors and staff make VIU truly unique.


Welcome to tiwšɛmawtxʷ in Powell River

The tiwšɛmawtxʷ faculty and staff are/will be here for you to ensure an exciting and successful year ahead. Please feel free in reaching out for answers to any questions you may have.

Phone: 604.485.2878

Programs and Courses

Discover the programs and courses available at our tiwšɛmawtxʷ campus.

What's New?

The latest program offerings and happenings at the tiwšɛmawtxʷ campus.

VIU News

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Vancouver Island University launches new Japanese cooking skills certification

VIU is the only Canadian institution offering the specialized certification, which will be embedded into existing Red Seal culinary programs. Avi Sternberg...

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VIU Culinary Arts program in qathet region finds recipe for success

The Birch Tree Café & Bistro gives culinary students hands-on training in a real restaurant. After years of serving culinary creations at Brooks Secondary...

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Scientist Uses Television Signals to Send Internet Data to Remote Locations

VIU partnering with Pixelstream Communications to field test technology What if you could turn the world’s television infrastructure into a system that can...

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VIU Events


Hospital Unit Coordinator Program Information Session

If you enjoy working in a fast paced, demanding and rewarding environment, come to our information session to learn more about our Hospital Unit Coordinator...


VIU tiwšɛmawtxʷ Campus: Foundations of Writing Practice

This isn't your regular writing course. Forget everything you were taught in English class and learn a new way of writing. In this eight-week course we follow...


Animal Care Aide Program Information Session

If you love working with animals, you may want to consider a career as an Animal Care Aide! Join us for an information session to learn about our program, and...


VIU CETP Entrepreneur Show 2023

This virtual event is dedicated to showcasing the newest entrepreneurial ventures that have emerged from VIU’s Cooperative Entrepreneurship Training Program (...

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