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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


Great Sex and How to Have It!

Join us for this third and final sexual health and wellness session offered by Cowichan Valley Youth Services. In this session we will explore what makes sex...


Transfer Students Information Sessions

Are you studying at a college or university elsewhere and interested in transferring to VIU? Join Recruiters in this session to learn the ins and outs of the...


Virtual Q&A for Students

Do you have questions about how to access VIU services and supports? Need to connect with someone but not sure who?VIU is hosting virtual Q&A sessions for...


Zoom into Lunch & Learn about the 'Traditional Food and Medicinal Plant’ Project

Join VIU Elder Geraldine Manson and learn about her research on traditional foods and medicinal plants.The ‘Zoom into Lunch & Learn’ series provides...

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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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