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International Academic Advising

Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, the International Education Advising team has moved to advice via email and daily Zoom drop-in sessions.  In person services have been suspended until further notice.  

VIU will be closed for the holidays (no services) from December 24, 2020 to January 3, 2021.  VIU will re-open January 4, 2021.

TO ACCESS DROP-IN SESSIONS, CLICK THE LINKS BELOW:

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC ADVISING AND IMMIGRATION DROP-IN SCHEDULE:

Advising Schedule December until December 11

Advising Schedule December 14-18

Advising Schedule December 21-25

We encourage you to use our online resource information specifically for international students.

If you were not able to find information or have questions, please email advising.international@viu.ca with your academic or immigration questions, we shall respond to them at the earliest. Remember to provide your student number. 

More information at https://international.viu.ca/advising

International Student Counselling

To meet with a counsellor please email Counselling.International@viu.ca (this email is monitored Monday to Friday from 8:30 am - 4 pm). Indicate your name and student number only (the auto-reply from the email will indicate next steps). You will be contacted by International Counselling Services to set up an appointment. Our services are offered via Zoom and telephone.

VIU will be closed for the holidays (no services) from December 24, 2020 to January 3, 2021.  VIU will re-open on January 4, 2021.

International Admissions in B255

International Student Admission Inquiries Regarding ESL, Undergraduate, Trades, and/or Post-Degree Diploma/Certificate Programs.

Due to Covid 19, International Admissions will provide support services to current international students via email. 

VIU will be closed for the holidays (no services) from December 24, 2020 to January 3, 2021.  VIU will re-open on January 4, 2021.

  • Need a letter of enrollment?  Contact: study@viu.ca
  • Questions about Transfer Credit?  Contact: study@viu.ca
  • Questions about applying to Undergraduate or Diploma programs?  Contact: study@viu.ca
  • Questions about applying to Graduate level programs?  Contact: masters@viu.ca

International Homestay & Off - Campus Housing

Weekly virtual drop-in sessions in Zoom.

VIU will be closed for the holidays (no services) from December 24, 2020 to January 3, 2021.  VIU will re-open January 4, 2021.

Tuesdays 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Wednesdays 12:30 - 1:30 PM  
Join here: https://viu.zoom.us/my/viuhomestay

Do these time slots not fit your schedule?  Request an appointment!

International students may also email homestay@viu.ca

International students may also email ie.housing@viu.ca