VIU International students

About Nanaimo

For programs delivered in Canada, Nanaimo––located on beautiful Vancouver Island––offers a friendly community within easy reach of the major metropolitan areas of Vancouver and Victoria. The city offers a high quality living and business environment and enjoys easy access to major markets in the province and across the border in the United States. Spectacular scenery combines magnificent mountains and ocean, islands, parks, lakes, and wilderness areas. Recreational opportunities include world-class golf, skiing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, tennis, cycling and many others. VIU has full fitness facilities on campus.


There are several accommodation options for training programs delivered in Canada. VIU has on-campus residences; we can place participants in local homes; and there are a number of quality hotels that can be utilized depending on budget needs.

For Further Information

Manager, Contract Training
International Education
Vancouver Island University
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 5S5

Tel: 250-740-6310
Fax: 250-740-6472