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Nanaimo, BC Canada
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Student Mobility & Internationalization

International Projects & Internationalization

Supporting students, faculty and partners in international exchanges, field schools, internships, summer programs as well as funding and events that support Education Abroad!

Supporting faculty, international partners and community in VIU international development projects and internationalization initiatives at home and abroad.

Jennifer Sills, Education Abroad Manager                                        


Chris Yeast, Education Abroad Coordinator
250-753-3245 local 2494

Francesca Paladino, Education Abroad Assistant
250-753-3245 local 4013

Darrell Harvey, International Projects & Internationalization Coordinator


Colleen Doyle, International Projects Officer
250-740-6315 local 2168

April Levins, Financial Coordinator
250-740-6315 local 2945

VIU Education Abroad