Writing Centre / Library Research

Submitted by Jennifer Christ... on January 3, 2019 - 10:16am

We have Theo Finigan from the Writing Centre and Patricia Geddes from the Library Resources to help at any stage of the writing process:

  • Brainstorming and choosing a topic
  • Developing a thesis
  • Supporting and developing ideas
  • Organizing your essay
  • Revising a rough draft of your essay
  • Citing sources and using reference material
  • Improving sentence structure
  • Understanding punctuation

Positive Actions Enhance Health and Wellbeing

Submitted by Sharon Buchanan on November 2, 2018 - 3:02pm

Explore categories of interventions that spell ACTIONS:  Active, Calming, Thinking, Identity Optimizing, Nourishing and Social.  This week we will focus on Optimizing Interventions such as: Narrative Pivot; Goal-setting; Identify three specific steps you could take to achieve a goal; Psychological capital; Coaching; Miracle question; Resilience; Mental time travel; Good enough..

Soup & Bannock- Lunch & Learn

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on December 13, 2017 - 1:45pm

Please join us for our

Soup & Bannock- Lunch & Learn

With Noelle Hanuse, Counsellor for Indigenous Students, as she talks about “Leave Ego at the Door: Healing the Spirit through transcendence of Ego”

Tuesday, January 9, 2017

11:30-1pm (soup served at 11:30 and talk begins at 12:00pm)

Theyul'shenum Tseep - A Traditional Welcome for Aboriginal Students

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on May 30, 2017 - 11:08am

Services for Aboriginal Students would like to invite you to be part of our 4th Annual Theyul’shenum Tseep "Setting your feet in a new direction." This is a traditional welcome, and is specifically designed for Aboriginal Students (and their families) studying at Vancouver Island University. We begin with an official Traditional Coast Salish Welcome presented by our Elders. To follow we will have an information fair where you will be able to meet and speak with various departments who provide services and resources as you continue your studies here at Vancouver Island University.

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