A Talking Stick gifted by University of Victoria officials to Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) chancellor, Cloy-e-iss, Dr. Judith Sayers, solidifies a longstanding relationship between the two institutions and reaffirms a commitment to reconciliation.
VIU’s Cooperative Entrepreneur Training Program (CETP) offers students with disabilities, or those who have faced employment barriers, the opportunity to learn all the essential skills of being an entrepreneur.
Dr. Sandy Shultz’s research at VIU will aim to identify new and reliable methods to detect brain injury in intimate partner violence situations, as well as develop interventions that will improve recovery.
Sheila Watt-Cloutier, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee for her advocacy work in showing the impact of global climate change on human rights, will be the sixth keynote speaker in VIU’s Engaged Citizens Speaker Series.
An increased focus on work-life balance and the retention of hybrid service delivery options are just two of the findings VIU researchers discovered when studying the effects of the pandemic on local social services agencies.