The High School at Vancouver Island University can only be described as one of the most unique, caring and personalized high schools in British Columbia. Situated on the campus of Vancouver Island University, students at The High School at VIU are exposed to university life from the time they start here in grade 10. Students have access to all of the university facilities and resources and soon begin to feel like VIU is their school…and it is!

At The High School at VIU students from Canada and countries all over the world converge to learn, to imagine, to think and to act. This is a school where youth are supported to evaluate and challenge their own world views and learn to understand other cultural perspectives.

As the only high school in British Columbia—and only one of two in Canada—that is directly connected to a university, we have a rare ability to expose our students to the multitude of options that the world of post-secondary programs offers to young adults.

VIU is exceptional in that regard as it offers not only academic programs towards Bachelor and Masters degrees, Certificates and Diplomas, but also provides world renowned trades and vocational programs in Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Health, Industrial Arts and many, many more. There are many pathway options at VIU for our students to choose from.

Joining The High School at VIU is only the start of a journey that can lead to many exciting destinations. Come discover a school where enthusiasm reigns, where each student matters, where academic excellence is encouraged and supported and where a close knit community and safe environment is the norm.

Discover The High School at Vancouver Island University and start your journey here.

Catherine Brazier, Principal, The High School at VIU

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