Newly Accepted International Students

Below, you will find resources for New Students and Pre-Arrival information.

International Advising

Advising Information for New Students

Reach out to a VIU advisor for information on academic, immigration and counselling.

Advising Information For New Students
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Immigration Documents for New Students

Visit here if you are looking for enrolment and study document information.

Immigration Documents
Programs and Courses

Course Registration

Find out information on accessing your student record, choosing your courses and building your timetable.

Course Registration
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Travel Preparation

Packing and arrival suggestions for your stay in Nanaimo.

Travel Preparation

Medical Insurance

Information about medical insurance while staying in British Columbia.

Medical Insurance
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Orientation Information

Find out more about VIU through orientation sessions.

Orientation Sessions
VIU Residence Walk


Housing options in Nanaimo.

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Canadian Culture

Get to know the customs and traditions of Canada.

Canadian Culture