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International Students Services


The Faculty of International Education offers a variety of services to support international students:

  • Academic advising
  • Immigration advising
  • “Cultural Connections” Weekly trips to fun destination in Vancouver Island
  • “Cultural Couch” Every Tuesday Canadian and international students can mingle and learn from each other while enjoying music, food and culture from around the world
  • English as a second language classes and Learning Centre
  • Intercultural communication training and resources
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • International Academic Support
  • Peer helpers and social programs

And much more including arrival orientation and information sessions through the year.

Contact Information

Richard W. Johnston Centre for International Education

Building 255 • Vancouver Island University

900 Fifth Street • Nanaimo, BC • Canada • V9R 5S5


Phone: +1.250.740.6315