Vancouver Island University (VIU) focuses on offering a values-based education that balances academic accomplishments with the goal of developing students’ social and relationship skills to last a lifetime, make a difference, and model others to do the same. VIU has over 120 programs and hosts 14,500 students each year.
VIU currently offers nine programs that incorporate the Co-operative Education model. Our co-op program is designed to help students develop skills and knowledge and to improve self-understanding by integrating classroom study with planned and supervised professional, paid work experience.
Students who are registered in the Co-op program can pursue a variety of paid work term opportunities and acquire industry experience to complement their academic training and knowledge.
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