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VIU Cowichan Campus

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Welcome to VIU Cowichan

VIU’s newest campus offers a broad range of programs and student services in a beautiful and modern LEED Gold Certified facility and a few minutes’ drive away, at the Cowichan Trades Centre. In the heart of Duncan, on the traditional territory of Quw'utsun First Nation, Cowichan Campus is steps from restaurants, shopping and services. Join in outdoor recreation and cultural events, enjoy the bounty of the area's farmlands at farmers’ markets, and arrive at lakes and ocean access in minutes.

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Cowichan Programs & Courses

Professional Development and Training

University preparation courses, certificates and professional development opportunities.

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Customized Training

Individualized training, customized to your business needs.

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VIU Cowichan Fills Need for More Education Assistants

Campus partners with School District 79 to offer the Education Assistant and Community Support certificate program in Duncan From classrooms to community...

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Study Strategies - Note Taking and Mind Mapping

Comprehensive introduction to principles of learning. How to use notes effectively to enhance memory. Cornell notes, mind mapping, styles of engagement, right...


Applied Business Technology - Information Session

Do you want a rewarding career in a fast-paced, challenging environment? Are you ready to make a change in your job and are looking for a way to put your...


Study Strategies - Don't Read Every Word

Ready to retain information. PSQ3R method: Purpose, Survey, Question, Read, Review, Recite


VIU Discovery Night (Cowichan)

VIU Discovery Night January 30th at 7 PM VIU Cowichan Campus, Room 140 2011 University Way, Duncan Everything you need to know About Starting Your post-...

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