Vancouver Island University, Office of the President
VIU is a dynamic university supporting nearly 20,000 students and 2,300 employees. With roots that date back to 1936, VIU shares a rich history and connectedness with the communities it serves. As a leading contributor to the economic and social prosperity of Nanaimo and coastal BC, it contributes more than $400 million annually to the region. VIU also attracts nearly 2,000 international students from 85 countries, and its graduates are in high demand by employers worldwide.