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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 2020

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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


GoByBike VIU Student Cyclists

Join our “VIU Student Cyclists” team for Fall’s GoByBike Week which runs from September 28 - October 4! Log any bike ride during this week to participate, open...


Online Orientation to VIU’s Digital Learning Resources

The VIULearn Student Orientation webinar will briefly introduce the video conferencing tool VIUOnline Rooms (powered by Zoom). Participants will see where...


All Nations Feast - Day 2

The VIU All Nations Feast is an annual event which welcomes students and honours the four Nations of Vancouver Island: the Coast Salish, Kwakwaka'wakw, Nuu...


VIUOnline Rooms (Zoom) Refresher

This session focuses on supporting your learners using VIUOnline Rooms. We will review, share, and discuss the various ways which you are using the tool and...

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Powell River Update

Global Studies 100

Enrich your life with a University class this fall such as Global Studies 100! An introduction to interdisciplinary learning offering different ways of seeing and explaining contemporary human experiences. In this course we will explore the age of globalization from the 1500s to the present, a period marked by the spread of imperialism, colonialism, capitalism, liberalism, welfarism,...

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