VIU Campus Development

Project Updates

  • VIU Shq'apthut Phase 2 render

    Shq'apthut (A Gathering Place) expansion

    *Please note, this image is a conceptual rendering only. Project Overview The Shq’apthut expansion includes a 242-square-metre addition to both the south and north ends of the building. The expansion provides ceremonial/sacred space, dedicated office space for VIU Elders-in-Residence, an upgrade to...

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  • Welcome Centre Ramp

    VIU Welcome Centre ramp replacement

    Background VIU’s Welcome Centre, cafeteria, library, Campus Store and the Malaspina Theatre all surround the Nanaimo campus' main courtyard, called the quad. The path between the quad and the main entrance and visitor parking area is heavily used. The existing ramp at this intersection is steep,...

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  • campus map kiosk design

    VIU Wayfinding Signage Program

    *Please note, this image is a conceptual rendering only. Background Clear wayfinding signage is essential to help campus users navigate VIU's steep Nanaimo campus. The existing exterior wayfinding signage is an ad-hoc mixture of signs that have been installed over the course of...

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