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VIU Cowichan Campus

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Cowichan

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 Cowichan Tribes, 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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Programs and Courses

Discover the programs and courses available at our Cowichan campus.

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.

Training Programs and Services

VIU News

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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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VIU Events

Nov
21

Indigenous Lunch and Learn

Inspiring wods and teachings from our Elders with a delicous of lunch of beef stew and baked bread included. Hosted by your Student Ambassador Christina.

Nov
21

Information Session - Administrative Assistant

Attend this session to learn more about becoming an administrative assistant professional. Learn the skills necessary for success as an office administrative...

Nov
21

Applied Business Technology - Free Information Session

Get the skills you need to launch yourself into a rewarding career in administration with Vancouver Island University’s Applied Business Technology Certificate...

Nov
28

Biometrics Clinic - FREE

Learn about your cardiovascular disease risk and estimated heart age! Health screening includes blood cholesterol, blood pressure, blood glucose, and body...

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Cowichan Update

UCEP Program for Aboriginal Students

The UCEP program is for Aboriginal Students who want to upgrade or complete their requirements for college / university entrance. Students can work on their English, Math and Science courses. We also have a specialized Education/ Career Exploration course, Coast Salish Hul'q'umi'num' language course, and a Homework Study-skills course. The UCEP program offers a supportive environment which...

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