Educational Advising is available to newly applied and current VIU students interested in upgrading, post-secondary, or training programs. We provide initial orientation and on-going support services to students.

 

Are You...

  • Newly applied or returning to school after a length of time away from a formal learning program?

  • Needing a prerequisite for a program?

  • Returning to school but unsure about a specific goal or program choice?

  • Preparing to write an assessment to complete your admission to a Vancouver Island University program?

  • Hesitant or facing barriers which could interfere with success?

We Will Help You...

  • Refine your educational and training goals

  • Establish a personal career and educational plan

  • Make your way through the University system

  • Overcome hurdles you may encounter while at Vancouver Island University; and

  • Reach your goals!

Need a Prerequisite or Upgrading?

Your first step is to attend an Academic Career Preparation (ACP) Information Session.

Information sessions are held weekly. Please email advising@viu.ca or call ACP, 250-740-6425, or the Student Affairs Advising Centre, 250-740-6410, to check on availability.

We provide support for the length of time that you are enrolled at VIU. We may refer you to other services available, such as:

Educational Advising

Vancouver Island University
Student Affairs

Building 200
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 5S5

Tel: 250-740-6410

Connect with an Educational Advisor any of these ways: by phone, email advising@viu.ca,attend during our drop-in hours, or book an appointment.

Need more information?

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Want to talk to someone about specific questions?

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Ready to join us at VIU?

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