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Vancouver Island University: New President’s Scholarships at VIU Offer First Full-Ride

Vancouver Island University (VIU) has developed an exciting new scholarship initiative called the 'VIU President’s Scholarship Programs ’ which will provide the first full-ride, ongoing scholarships the institution has ever offered.
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October 23, 2008
Vancouver Island University, British Columbia

Malaspina University-College: Province to Establish Vancouver Island University

Malaspina University-College will become a university, to be called Vancouver Island University (VIU), Premier Gordon Campbell and Advanced Education Minister Murray Coell announced today
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April 23, 2008
Malaspina University-College, British Columbia

Malaspina University-College Student Diplomats Shine at Model United Nations Conference

Malaspina University-College Global Studies students won Best Diplomat awards at a Model United Nations (UN) conference in Vancouver recently.
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February 8, 2008
Malaspina University-College, British Columbia

Malaspina Continues to Grow - New Master Planning Process Underway

According to Malaspina President Dr. Ralph Nilson, the institution is about to undertake a master planning process that will plan for the university-college's growth over the next five, ten, fifteen, twenty years and beyond.
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February 5, 2008
Malaspina University-College, British Columbia

Government Approves New Degree Programs at Malaspina University-College

Malaspina University-College is adding to its course options with a new degree in hospitality management and a new major in philosophy, providing greater choice for students and meeting labour market demands, Nanaimo-Parksville MLA Ron Cantelon announced today.
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November 2, 2007
Ministry of Advanced Education, BC

Malaspina University-College: Biology Grad Remembers His Roots

Dr. Aaron Jex has gone a step further than most graduates to honour his home-town university-college. He's named an animal in honour of Malaspina University-College and three of his former professors. Jex, a graduate of Malaspina's Biology degree program, is now a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Melbourne in Australia.
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September 12, 2007
Malaspina University-College, British Columbia

Malaspina University-College Unveils New Logo

Malaspina University-College Board of Governors has approved a new logo and visual identity for Malaspina. "With a new President at the helm and university designation on the horizon, it was time to update our visual identity" said Board Chair Robyn Kenyon.
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September 1, 2007
Malaspina University-College, British Columbia

International Counsellors Receive Royal Treatment at Malaspina University-College

Twenty-seven post-secondary education counsellors from around the world visited Malaspina University-College last week and received a personal tour of the campus and royal treatment over a salmon barbecue. Their visit was organized by Marco Qaqish, Coordinator of International Marketing and Recruitment at Malaspina, who joined Malaspina in May.
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July 13, 2007
Malaspina University-College, British Columbia

Malaspina Culinary Arts Students Steal the Show

Culinary Arts students at Malaspina University-College stole the show, winning five gold medals, one silver and one bronze at a prestigious cold food culinary competition in Vancouver recently. Student Jenny Jones won a one-week all expense paid trip to the Belcolade chocolate factory in Belgium for her best in show, gold medal creation of pralines.
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June 18, 2007
Malaspina University-College, British Columbia
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