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The Financial Aid & Award Office is committed to supporting students in their search for financial assistance, both in the form of loans and awards, and in helping students to make the best use of these resources. This Office works closely with the faculties and the Student Services branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education to foster and support student access to financial assistance.

Click here for information on average expenses for first year studies at Vancouver Island University.

We offer a wide variety of financial assistance to students who require funding to attend Vancouver Island University.


Youth in Care Tuition Waiver Program

Vancouver Island University (VIU) offers the Youth in Care Tuition Waiver Program to eligible students who have grown up in the care system in British Columbia. You can review further details, and if required, print a copy of this application from our "Applications" section.