Student Life and Community


  • VIU Campus Recreation & Athletics: Excellent opportunities for involvement including fitness classes, intramurals, outdoor recreation activities, health and wellness programs, fitness services, special events, drop in fitness and gym floor access.
  • VIU Student UnionStudents can also connect and keep up-to-date with the VIUSU App
  • VIU Dental Clinic: offers examinations and teeth cleaning services to VIU Students and the community.
  • Nanaimo Parks, Recreation and Culture:  Register for various community programs, look through the parks and trail brochure for your next adventure, and view the latest Activity Guide.
  • Surviving in Nanaimo:  A guide to local agencies and services providing emergency needs, basic needs, health services and various community resources.


Transportation in Nanaimo