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Intellectual Well-Being

Thrive Here: Employee Well-Being

Tools to Support Your Intellectual Well-Being

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (formerly is an award-winning industry leader in online training, with a digital library of over 16,000 courses covering a wide range of technical, leadership, business, software, and creative topics. With LinkedIn Learning, you can explore learning pathways lead by real-world professionals in bite-size or in-depth options, how and when it works for you. LinkedIn Learning gives you the opportunity to refine or develop your professional skills and supports our commitment to provide accessible learning opportunities for employees as part of our professional development initiative.

Learn more about VIU’s collaboration with LinkedIn Learning

Employee Tuition Waiver

VIU employees may register in up to 8-credits of VIU courses per semester at no cost, after the deadline for fee-paying student registration has passed. The Tuition Waiver applications can be submitted for the Fall and Spring terms in early June. This program is administered by VIU.

Learn more about the Employee Tuition Waiver

CUPE Learning and Development Fund

The purpose of the fund is to provide eligible union members (temporary and regular CUPE employees) with opportunities to prepare for advancement and promotion within VIU by supporting professional growth and development. The fund is meant to be used for enhancing an employee’s knowledge and skills for a career within VIU. You can receive training and professional development in a variety of ways: credit and non-credit courses; workshops and conferences; and funds to cover expenses associated with your professional development activities, such as books and travel.  Funds can be used for on-campus, off-campus, and online opportunities.  Wherever possible, employees are encouraged to first explore courses and workshops offered by VIU.

Learn more about the CUPE Learning and Development Fund

MindWell U

Now a full suite of evidence-based mindfulness resources for VIU employees, for improved mental performance and better focus. Check out Studio Be live webinars. Explore The Well, a library of 200+ on-demand resources, to expand your mind and learning in a wide range of fascinating topics.

Also… be sure to check out the weekly VIU Digest in your inbox, for up-to-the-minute information on workshops, webinars, professional development, Lunch and Learns, and more!

Learn more about MindWell U

Employee and Family Assistance available 24/7 at 1.800.663.1142 or visit Homewood Health.

Homewood Health

Thrive Here: Employee Well-Being