Study What Matters to You at VIU!
Simple steps to make applying to Vancouver Island University a breeze!
Join us at Vancouver Island University, and you will find the support and inspiration you need to get you where you want to go. Support and student success go hand in hand at VIU, and that support starts before you even set foot on campus
with our friendly Recruitment Officers
Follow these easy steps to get started. You’re going to love being a student at VIU.
Choose a Program
With 120+ certificate, diploma and degree programs to choose from, there is something for everyone at VIU. Check out the VIU Calendar to learn about all programs, as well as admission requirements. Don’t forget to explore our wide range of trades programs and options for graduate studies. Still have questions? Our Recruitment Officers are here to help.
Once you’ve chosen, you can apply online. Application deadline for most programs is March 31, and we encourage you to apply early. Official transcripts from your high school and any universities or colleges you have attended are required when you apply to VIU. Some programs may require additional documents.
You’ll be notified about admission decisions by mail and then you can start looking at courses. If VIU is not able to offer you direct admission to your chosen program, we can help you upgrade your qualifications or explore other opportunities. Our knowledgeable Educational Advisors can help!