Vancouver Island Education

Vancouver Island boasts a wide-range of educational, technical and trades-focused university, college, institution and language programs.
International education offices are located at B.C. universities, colleges and institutes.

Post Secondary Colleges


North Island College   

Bella Coola Centre Campus
1961 Highway 20 Hagensborg, BC V0T 1H0
Campbell River Campus
1685 South Dogwood Street 
Campbell River, BC V9W 8C1
Comox Valley
2300 Ryan Road Courtenay, BC V9N 8N6
Mount Waddington Campus
9300 Trustee Road, Box 901
Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0
Port Alberni Campus
3699 Roger Street Port Alberni, BC V9Y 8E3
Tebo Vocational Centre Campus
4781 Tebo Avenue Port Alberni, BC V9Y 6X7
Ucluelet Campus
Box 198, #10 – 1636 Peninsula Road
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0
Vigar Vocational Centre Campus
2780 Vigar Road Campbell River, BC V9W 6A3

Camosun College

Interurban Campus
4461 Interurban Road Victoria, BC V9E 2C1
Lansdowne Campus
3100 Foul Bay Road Victoria, BC V8P 5J2
Annual Learners: 18,500
Aboriginal Students: 1,000 (from over 50 nations)
International Students: 800 (from more than 40 countries)
160+ Certificate, Diploma and Bachelor Degree Programs
900+ Employees
Number of campuses: 2 (Lansdowne and Foul Bay Roads) 

Sprott-Shaw College

Nanaimo Campus
#6 – 140 Terminal Avenue Nanaimo, BC V9R 5C5
Victoria Campus
2nd Floor – 2621 Douglas Street 
Victoria, BC V8T 4M2

Stewart College of Languages   

850 Courtney Street Victoria, BC V8W 1C4

Victoria College of Art

1625 Bank Street Victoria, BC V8R 4V5
Discovery Community College  

1130 Shoppers Row Campbell River, BC V9W 2C8
Campbell River Campus Robron Centre
740 Robron Road Campbell River, BC V9W 6J7
Campbell River Campus Spirit Square
1130 Shoppers Row Campbell River, BC V9W 2C8
Courtenay Campus
1025 Cliffe Avenue Courtenay, BC V9N 7J9
Nanaimo Campus
Unit A&B, 1713 Bowen Road 
Nanaimo, BC V9S 1G8
Nanaimo Campus Selby Trades Centre 
420 Selby Street Nanaimo, BC V9R 2R7
Parksville Campus
#201 – 160 Cornfield Street South 
Parksville, BC V9P 2H5
Valemount Campus
266 Moilliet Street Parksville, BC V9P 1M9

DIVESAFE International 

1003A Island Highway, PO Box 342 
Campbell River, BC V9W 5B6

Justice Institute of British Columbia 

Victoria Campus
810 Fort Street Victoria, BC V8W 1H8

Pacific Rim College 

#229 – 560 Johnson Street (Market Square) 
Victoria, BC V8W 3C6

Pacific Rim Early Childhood Institute Inc 

2120 Bear Hill Road Saanichton, BC V8M 1X7

Tru Spa Institute of Aesthetics Ltd 

1-77 Victoria Crescent Nanaimo, BC V9R 5B9

Independent Education on Vancouver Island 






Royal Roads University  

2005 Sooke Road Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2 
2012 Rounded Preliminary Fall Enrolment: 
Full-time (undergraduates): 1,390
Full-time (graduates): 3,840
International Students: 1,036
60+ Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degree Programs
500+ Faculty Members

University of Victoria

3800 Finnerty Road Victoria, BC V8P 5C2
2012 Preliminary Enrolment
Full-time (undergraduates): 12,850
Full-time (graduates): 2,950
Part-time (undergraduates): 4,240
Part-time (graduates): 290
Aboriginal Students: 150 
International Students: 1,600+( from 100 different countries)
10 Faculties and 2 Divisions
4,584 Employees 

Vancouver Island University

900 Fifth Street Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5
Cowichan Campus
2011 University Way Duncan, BC V9L 0C7
Parksville/Qualicum Centre
100 Jensen Avenue East Parksville, BC V9P 2G3
2012 Preliminary Enrolment
Full-time (undergraduates): 5,360
Full-time (graduates): 250
Part-time (undergraduates): 1,000
Part-time (graduates): 120
Aboriginal Students: 1,000 
International Students: 1,100
280+ Associate, Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor and Master degree programs
2000+ Faculty and Staff 
Number of Campuses: 3 (Nanaimo, Cowichan, Powell River and Parksville·Qualicum)
K-12 School Districts 

SD61 – Greater Victoria School District  

556 Boleskine Road Victoria BC V8Z 1E8 
Phone: (250) 475-3212

SD62 – Sooke School District  

3143 Jacklin Road, Victoria BC, V9B 5R1 
Phone: (250) 474-9800 Fax: (250) 474-9825

SD63 – Saanich School Distict 

2125 Keating Cross Road, Saanichton, BC, V8M 2A5 
Phone: (250) 652-7300 Fax: (250) 652-6421

SD64 – Gulf Islands School District  

112 Rainbow Road, Salt Spring Island, BC V8k 2k3 
Phone: (250) 537-5548 Fax: (250) 537-4200

SD68 – Nanaimo Ladysmith School District 

395 Wakesiah Avenue Nanaimo, BC V9R 3K6
Phone: (250) 754-5521 Fax: (250) 741-5248

SD69 – Qualicum School District  

100 East Jensen Avenue, Parksville, BC V9P 2G5 
Phone: (250) 248-4241

SD70 – Alberni School District 

4690 Roger Street, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 3Z4 
Phone: (250) 723-3565 Fax: (250) 723-0318

SD71 – Comox Valley School District 

607 Cumberland Road, Courtenay, BC, V9N 7G5 
Phone: (250) 334-5500

SD72 – Campbell River School District  

425 Pinecrest Road, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3P2 
Phone: (250) 830-2300 Fax: (250) 287-2616

SD79 – Cowichan Valley School District 

2557 Beverly St Duncan, BC V9L 2X3 
Phone: (250) 748-0321

SD84 – Vancouver Island West School District 

#2 Highway 28 (Box 100) Gold River, BC V0P 1G0 
Phone: (250) 283-2241 Fax: (250) 283-7352

SD85 – Vancouver Island North School 

6975 Rupert Street, Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0 
Phone: (250) 949-6618 Fax: (250) 949-8792
Language Schools 

Embassy Centre for English Studies, Inc. 

3rd Floor – 1012 Douglas Street Victoria, BC V8W 2C3

Global Village English Centre Victoria

#200 – 1290 Broad Street Victoria, BC V8W 2A5