Start Date and Application Deadline

Applications are ongoing throughout the year and are considered until seats are filled.

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To be considered for enrolment, all applicants (including Vancouver Island University students)


  1. A Completed VIU Admission Application Form: A completed VIU Application form (either in print or online at VIU Online Application) is required by the institution and applications must be submitted by the program deadline  to The Registration Centre at VIU (see address below). A separate application form must be completed for each program.
  2. Official Transcripts: An official transcript from the post-secondary institution that granted your B.Ed or undergraduate degree (excluding Vancouver Island University) must be submitted, including courses currently in progress. A B= average in the final two years of your B.Ed program is required for admission. You must contact each relevant institution to arrange for transcripts to be sent to The Registration Centre at VIU (see address below). Unofficial copies (fax, photocopy, etc.) of transcripts are not acceptable.
  3. NOTE: All admission requirements (including the submission of official transcripts for final course work and/or prerequisite documentation) must be received by The Registration Centre at VIU (see address below) no later than May 31 annually. This includes the submission of final transcripts for all course work completed during the Spring semester.
  4. All documentation must be sent to:
    The Registration Centre Vancouver Island University
    900 Fifth Street Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5
    Phone: 250-740-6400


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