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High School Students and Counsellors

If you have not yet applied to VIU, contact a Recruiter with your questions.

VIU Educational Advisors support VIU applicants in making their educational plans and working to identify and work towards education and career goals. We also help applicants plan and prepare for a successful transition to VIU and positive and rewarding educational experience. 7 Reasons to Connect with Advising

Checklist for New Students

Applicants should consider attending a You@VIU Advising Welcome Session on campus or online! These sessions are intended to support you in your transition to VIU and ensure that you know the steps you will be taking as you begin your academic planning and work toward your educational goals.

  • Tuesday, February 28 – 6:00 – 7:30 pm – VIU Nanaimo B180 R138- Register
  • Tuesday, March 28webinar – 4:30–6:00 pm PST – Register

VIU Applicant Frequently Asked Questions - Please feel welcome to contact us with questions.

Please feel welcome to contact us with questions to support your applicants.

VIU Educational Advisors visit schools in the Nanaimo/Ladysmith, Parksville/Qualicum and Alberni school districts to support applicants in their transition to VIU. School Visit Schedule