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Office of Graduate Studies

Looking to deepen your learning and practice in a supportive environment? When you join VIU to pursue a graduate degree, diploma or certificate you join a community committed to helping you achieve your goals.

As a VIU graduate student you’ll have dedicated mentors who are actively engaged in their fields ready to help you realize your passions. VIU’s culture of excellence in applied research enables our graduate students to pursue questions which drive their interests.

The Office of Graduate Studies offers personalized support with:

  • professional development
  • funding
  • collaboration opportunities
  • campus connection

Graduate Student Conference Funding 

Enables graduate students to present at conferences or other knowledge mobilization events by offsetting costs associated with attending the event.

Value: Depends, see more info in link provided 
Deadline: May 17, 2024, for events between January 1 and August 31

Learn more about Graduate Student Conference Funding (3 deadlines per year)

Graduate Students with Impact

In response to requests by students to showcase their work in a visible way in our community we are reaching out to students who would like to share their impactful research, internship and community service activities. 

How to participate in Graduate Students with Impact