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VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY - VIU

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Public University

Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

About Vancouver Island University - Viu

Public University Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver Island University - Viu is one of the top universities and colleges in Canada. This college is a designated learning institute in Nanaimo with DLI number - O19395299688 . The Vancouver Island University - Viu, British Columbia has a total of 75000 passed out students. Currently Vancouver Island University - Viu has a total number of 16000 students with 12000 students studying full time courses and 4000 students studying part-time courses. The number of international students in Vancouver Island University - Viu is currently 1800. The Vancouver Island University - Viu has a total number of 1500 teaching faculties and 500 non-teaching faculties. The college is located 550 metres from Malaspina Theatre, 290 metres from Tamagawa Garden, 550 metres from VIU Campus Store - Nanaimo.

If you want to study in Canada Vancouver Island University - Viu is highly recommended for you.

Is Vancouver Island University - Viu a public, private or government college?

Vancouver Island University - Viu is a "PUBLIC College" founded in the year 1969. It is one of the top PUBLIC institutes in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver Island University - Viu Campuses

Vancouver Island University - Viu currently has 4 campuses located in the Duncan, Powell River, Parksville, Nanaimo.

S.NoCampus NameCityProvinceCountry
1CowichanDuncanBritish ColumbiaCanada
2Powell RiverPowell RiverBritish ColumbiaCanada
3Parksville-Qualicum CentreParksvilleBritish ColumbiaCanada
4VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITYNanaimoBritish ColumbiaCanada

All these campuses are active with respect to recruiting international students.

NOTE: Vancouver Island University - Viu is Our Partner Institute

Vancouver Island University - Viu is one of the best colleges in Nanaimo that have multiple campuses. Being one of the top colleges in British Columbia Vancouver Island University - Viu is very popular among the international student community including Indian students.

Campus Life

International students studying in Vancouver Island University - Viu can enjoy unlimited access to following facilities in the campus.

  • Vancouver Island University - Viu student residence details - Student residence/ housing/ on campus accommodation/ hostel is provided by Vancouver Island University - Viu with major facilities like wifi, dining, etc. Timings: Monday to Friday 8 a.m - 10 p.m
  • Bookstore - Vancouver Island University - Viu has a world-class book store with wide collections of student academic utilities. Vancouver Island University - Viu’s bookstore on campus is available from Monday to Friday 9 a.m - 4 p.m
  • Parking - Parking is available in all campuses .
  • Meal fees - The student studying in the academic institute on an average spends CAD $250 per month for food.
  • Athletics & Wellness - Vancouver Island University - Viu has world class gym & fitness facilities. Athletics & Wellness centre of Vancouver Island University - Viu timings: Monday to Friday 5 a.m - 6:30 p.m
  • Lockers - This educational institute offers safety lockers for students.
  • This college has a number of sports clubs, cultural clubs, music clubs, and international student clubs. Some of the clubs are listed below

  1. Anthropology Student Club - Dawn Johnson (Supervisor)
  2. Dungeons and Dragon Club - Dawn Johnson (Supervisor)
  3. Graphic Design Club - Dawn Johnson (Supervisor)
  4. Satyr Players Club - Dawn Johnson (Supervisor)
  5. Law Club - Dawn Johnson (Supervisor)
  • The campus tour is available in the Vancouver Island University - Viu. Have a look at the university map here.

Notable Alumni

This Vancouver Island University - Viu has a total number of 75000 alumni. Some of the notable and popular alumni of Vancouver Island University - Viu are:

Vancouver Island University - Viu Rankings

According to QS World Ranking Vancouver Island University - Viu is ranked 1502 globally in 2022. According to another popular ranking body US News & World Report, Vancouver Island University - Viu is ranked 234 in Canada for the year 2022. This college has also secured rank #1399 in 2022 according to Times Higher Education .

US News & World Report Ranking

YearRank
2022234
2021234
2020234

QS World Ranking

YearRank
20221502
20211205
20201206

Times Higher Education Ranking

YearRank
20221399
20211203
20201203

Webometrics Ranking

YearRank
20225254
20215254
20205254

Vancouver Island University - Viu Application fee for international students

Non - refundable application fee for UG, PG, Diploma and certification courses in Vancouver Island University - Viu is $150. This application fee is to be paid along with completed application, mandatory documents, SOP & LOR for admissions. Also, note that paying the application fee doesn’t guarantee admission.

Vancouver Island University - Viu Fees

On an average Tuition fee for Vancouver Island University - Viu per semester is CAD $5,600. You can find UG, PG, Diploma and MBA fee below.

UG Tuition FEEPG Tuition FEEDIPLOMA Tuition FEEMBA Tuition FEE
CAD $18,500CAD $19,000CAD $15,500CAD $22,500

Library

Vancouver Island University - Viu library contains 7010 e-books, 357 research guides, 211 databases. You can contact a library representative on Monday to Friday 10:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m at 2507406330. You can also reach through library@viu.ca.

Placements

Vancouver Island University - Viu claims 95% of its students who get placed within a short period of the course completion. Check out their job postings here

Part-time jobs at Vancouver Island University - Viu for Indian students

Apart from regular teaching assistantships and lab assistantships, following part-time jobs are available for Indian students in Vancouver Island University - Viu

  • Business Development Coordinator
  • Operations and Administrative Assistant
  • Faculty of Community Services
  • Research Lab Technician
  • Administrative Coordinator
Note: Apart from regular internships, college conducts regular career fairs and job fairs every year.

Top companies recruiting Vancouver Island University - Viu students

Here are some of the top companies recruiting international students of Vancouver Island University - Viu regularly:

  • BASF Canada Inc
  • GlaxoSmithKline Inc
  • Enbridge Inc
  • SAP Canada Inc
  • McCarthy Tetrault LLP

Vancouver Island University - Viu graduate average salary based on degree

LEVELSSALARY in CAD$
BachelorsCAD $38,500 per year
MastersCAD $46,000 per year
MBACAD $71,600 per year

Vancouver Island University - Viu students working as Administrative Assistant earns an average salary of CAD $45,000 per year , Graphic designer earns an average salary of CAD $46,043 per year , Animator earns an average salary of CAD $55,028 per year , Visual Effect Artists earns an average salary of CAD $66,568 per year , Editor earns an average salary of CAD $55,000 per year

More details about Vancouver Island University - Viu for Indian students

  • Vancouver Island University - Viu is located in the Nanaimo.
  • Vancouver Island University - Viu visa success rate is 70%.
  • Maximum backlogs allowed for international students is 8.

Upcoming Intakes for Vancouver Island University - Viu

  • Sep 2022
  • Jan 2023

Know more about Sep 2022 intake PDF →

Know more about Jan 2023 intake PDF →

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s Degree Program - Eligibility
Minimum 60% in 10th & 12th.Minimum 5.5 IELTS reading score , 5.5 IELTS Writing score, Minimum 5.5 Listening score, Minimum 5.5 Speaking score. Overall 6.0 IELTS Band score.SOP, LOR, Transcript, Resume, Official score reporting, WES.
Post-Secondary Diploma or Certificate Program - Eligibility
Minimum 60% in 10th & 12th. Minmum 55% in diploma & Bachelor's courses.Minimum 6.0 IELTS reading score, 6.0 IELTS Writing score, Minimum 6.0 Listening score, Minimum 6.0 Speaking score. Overall 6.5 IELTS Band score.SOP, LOR, Transcript, Resume, Official score reporting, WES.
Graduate Certifiate Program - Eligibility
Minimum 60% in 10th & 12th.Minimum 5.5 IELTS reading score, 5.5 IELTS Writing score, Minimum 5.5 Listening score, Minimum 5.5 Speaking score. Overall 6.0 IELTS Band score.SOP, LOR, Transcript, Resume, Official score reporting, WES.

Important Details About Vancouver Island University - Viu for Indian Students:

PG Work permitYes
Part-time jobsYes
InternshipYes
ScholarshipYes
ResearchYes
Credit transferYes
Co OpsYes

Contact Information of Vancouver Island University - Viu for International Students

Phone Number2507533245Mobile Number18889202221
FaxN/AEmail id:viu@email.com
Website:Location: view on google map
Address:900 Fifth St,Nanaimo,British Columbia,Canada - V9R 5S5

International Entrance exams - Scores Required for Admission:

 

  IELTS Score TOEFL Ibt PTE Duolingo
For Master's Program Overall 7.0 Bands with no band less than 6.5 Band 93 with no section under 20 65 115
For Post Graduate's Program Overall 7.0 Bands with no band less than 6.5 Band 93 with no section under 20 65 -
For Diploma Program Overall 6.5 Bands with No less than 6.0 Band 88 with no section under 20  60 with no section under 60 -
For Certificate Program Overall 6.5 Bands with No less than 6.0 Band 88 with no section under 20  60 with no section under 60 -
For Bachelor Program     Overall 6.5 Bands with No less than 6.0 Band
88 with no section under 20  60 with no section under 60 110

Admission Requirements for Vancouver Island University - Viu

Documents Required

  1. Consolidated Marksheet
  2. Experience Certificate ( for some cases)
  3. Salary Slip ( for some cases)
  4. Salary Account Bank Statement ( for some cases)
  5. Appointment Letter ( for some cases)
  6. 12th Docs
  7. 10th Docs
  8. Birth Certificate
  9. Backlog summary ( for some cases)
  10. Passport first page
  11. Passport last page
  12. Application form
  13. Essay or writing sample
  14. Letter of Recommendation (LOR)
  15. Resume
  16. Official score reports of TOEFL
  17. Official score reports of PTE
  18. Letter from Bank stating funds available for study
  19. Affidavit of Financial Support i.e. letter signed from sponsor or parent
  20. Transcripts and Mark sheets from College or University
  21. Certificates of Extracurricular Activities
  22. SOP for Canada
  23. Official score reports of IELTS

Deadline for Admissions

  • Deadline for Sep 2022 intake is 01 Sep 2022.
  • Deadline for Jan 2023 intake is 01 Jan 2023.
  • Useful resources for Vancouver Island University - Viu

    Accommodation for Indian Students studying at Vancouver Island University - Viu

    On - campus accommodation

    Vancouver Island University - Viu can accomodate upto 1000 students on campus. The on campus accommodation fees is CAD $1,850. You can reach the Vancouver Island University - Viu student residence at 2507533245.

    Off - campus accommodation

    Get the support from the Vancouver Island University - Viu for off-campus housing. Check out the off campus housing information here

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    Vancouver Island University - Viu Location and Contact details

    Phone numberMobile number
    250753324518889202221
    FaxN/A
    Email IDviu@email.com
    Website
    Address900 Fifth St, Nanaimo,
    British Columbia, Canada

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