What's New

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.Soprovich@viu.ca.  Zora can meet with you by Zoom or give you written help, including with:  understanding assignment instructions  getting started on assignments  doing...

Carpentry - Apprenticeship Level 2

If you have your Level 1 Carpentry, you can get your Level 2 Carpentry without leaving home! Apprentices work as apprentice carpenters and come to Vancouver Island University for 7 weeks for technical training. Approximately 80% of the training is done on-the-job and 20% is in-school technical training. To become certified, an apprentice must complete on-the-job experience,...

Birch Tree Café and Bistro

The Vancouver Island University Culinary Arts Certificate Program has now moved to the training facility and restaurant space located inside the building located in downtown Powell River and housing Ecossentials and Wild Scoop.The new Café and Bistro offers fresh, local and ethically sourced Ethnic dishes and specialty beverages prepared by inspired Culinary Arts program students. Lunch, take-out...

Early Childhood Education and Care

Early Childhood Education and Care Certificate Program is back for another cohort in Powell River!This Certificate will be fully online. Start date: January 7, 2021.Applications are now open!

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,...