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Powell River

Welcome to VIU Powell River Campus

We would like to reassure our new and returning students that although the Fall 2020 semester will be delivered in a different format due to Covid 19, the Powell River 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 & Courses

Discover the programs and courses available at our Powell River campus.

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Health Care Assistant

Accepting for HCA certificate program starting Fall 2021

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What's New?

The latest program offerings and happenings at the Powell River Campus

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VIU News

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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


Zoom into Lunch & Learn about 'What Matters 2.0: Views of Older Adults with Chinese Descent'

Join Piera Jung, Kelly Zhang, Marti Harder ' and learn about their project ‘What Matters 2.0: Views of older adults with Chinese descent’


Community Mental Health Worker Information Session

This free information session will give you an overview of the content and expectations of the Community Mental Health Worker program. Participants will have...


Fundamentals of Forest - Harvesting Practices Virtual Info Session

The future of the coast forest sector is bright and career opportunities in forestry look promising. Working in the harvesting sector of the forestry industry...


Community Mental Health Worker Information Session

With an increasing demand for qualified mental health workers across the Island, you may want to consider our Community Mental Health Worker program. This...

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Powell River Update

Powell River Writing Centre Learning Hub Support, Spring 2021 (Online)

Free Writing Centre/Learning Hub support is available this spring for all Powell River-based students! To register for this support, or to book a time, contact Zora by email at  Zora can meet with you by Zoom or give you written help, including with:  understanding assignment instructions  getting started on assignments  doing...

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