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Vancouver Island University

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900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5S5

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Family Reunion | Leisure travel | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:290
Maximum
Overnight:420
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  • Meeting Space Meeting Space
  • Boardroom Boardroom
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About

About Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University is one of the best available venues in all of British Columbia. The University can accommodate more than 420 overnight guests. Below you can get the full details on what makes Vancouver Island University the perfect venue for your next event.  With sweeping views of the Salish Sea and Coastal Mountain range, we are committed to providing you a welcoming and professional environment for your next event.

Our diverse facilities include meeting rooms, lecture theatres, dining space, classrooms and more. Many of our venues include state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, which is included in your rental. We are pleased to provide onsite catering to suit your needs, from morning coffee to a multi-course dining experience. Take advantage of our affordable onsite accommodations just steps from your event venue during the spring and summer.

Accommodations include studio suites, spacious apartments and dorm style lodgings. Our four-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments include a kitchen and living room and are great for groups and families. Our townhouses can host 20-30 guests and include kitchen and living space, which is perfect for teams and school groups. The VIU Residences are within easy walking distance of sports fields, Nanaimo Ice Centre and Nanaimo Aquatic Centre.

Let our dedicated Event Coordinator streamline the planning process for your next event.
 
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Parksville - 30 minutes
Victoria - 1.5 hours
Ladysmith - 15 minutes
Chemainus - 25 minutes
Tofino - 3 hours
Vancouver via ferry or plane

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Nanaimo Airport - 15 minutes


Taxi | Bus

CATERING
We offer on site catering that can take your guests from morning breakfast to an evening reception. Choose from our diverse menu or let our catering team build a culinary spread unique to your event.

AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Biking
Hiking
Running
Fitness Center
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

290 Attendees

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Theatre Style 290 | Classroom Style 100

TECHNOLOGY
LCD Projector, Screen, Wireless Internet, Conference Phone, Flip Charts, Wired and Wireless Microphone, Lapel Microphone, Audio System, Computer Labs


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

420 Overnight Guests


Four bedroom apartments, two bedroom suites, single rooms and studio suites


Private or shared

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Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110