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Our VIU Campus in Powell River

Our diverse community of students, instructors and staff make VIU truly unique.


Welcome to tiwšɛmawtxʷ in Powell River

The tiwšɛmawtxʷ faculty and staff are/will be here for you to ensure an exciting and successful year ahead. Please feel free in reaching out for answers to any questions you may have.

Phone: 604.485.2878

Programs and Courses

Discover the programs and courses available at our tiwšɛmawtxʷ campus.

What's New?

The latest program offerings and happenings at the tiwšɛmawtxʷ campus.

VIU News

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Vancouver Island University launches new Japanese cooking skills certification

VIU is the only Canadian institution offering the specialized certification, which will be embedded into existing Red Seal culinary programs. Avi Sternberg...

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VIU Culinary Arts program in qathet region finds recipe for success

The Birch Tree Café & Bistro gives culinary students hands-on training in a real restaurant. After years of serving culinary creations at Brooks Secondary...

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Scientist Uses Television Signals to Send Internet Data to Remote Locations

VIU partnering with Pixelstream Communications to field test technology What if you could turn the world’s television infrastructure into a system that can...

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VIU Events


Information Session (online) for Office Administration Program

Zoom Meeting Passcode: 580163 Join the chair of the Office Administration program to learn about our 10-month Office Administration program and see how it...


Pride Flag Raising Event

Join the VIU Positive Space Alliance with raising the Pride flag in observance of Pride month!


VIU tiwšɛmawtxw Campus Year-End Celebration

Students, staff and friends of tiwšɛmawtxw campus in the qathet region will be celebrating the end of another academic year on Thursday, June 1 from 12-2pm....


Activity Assistant Program Information Session

Are you a trained Health Care Assistant that enjoys engaging with seniors in meaningful activities? Come join us to learn more about our Activity Assistant...

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