Stereotypes and myths about Aboriginal people are addressed head-on by 13 Aboriginal students at Vancouver Island University (VIU) who participated in a poster project exploring their personal perspectives.
Each of the posters is titled “What you need to know about me,” and includes a photo of the student, their Aboriginal origin and home community, their perspective on a stereotype that needs to be broken, and a statement defining what they hope to achieve in their education.
Cassidy Caron is from the Métis Nation of BC, and in her poster addressed a...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 | | archive
Vancouver Island University is today launching a new and improved website that provides greater accessibility for students, alumni, donors, faculty, staff and the public.
“We’re excited to launch our new, improved user-friendly...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 | | archive
VIU's role in the
educational, cultural and economic life of the region particularly since
becoming a university in 2008.
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Tuesday, March 04, 2014 to Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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Tuesday, April 08, 2014 to Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 to Friday, April 25, 2014
Check out the news and events happening at Cowichan Campus: Welcome to new ACP students for term 3 Locker clean out Aboriginal Film Festival Mike Coleman Citizenship Award nominations Scholarships and Awards Fair is Fare market Book buyback Community Extension courses End of Term clean up Salon 79 Digital Stories