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Employee Awards and Recognition

Recognizing the dedication and innovation of our employees takes many forms. One form is the President's and Provost's awards which recognize and celebrate the exceptional work that our employees are engaged in across our institution. 

Award Options for Employees

The President’s Awards for Community Engagement

The President’s Awards for Community Engagement recognize excellence in community engagement activities. 

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The President’s Awards for Service Excellence

These awards recognize the excellence of non-instructional individuals and teams and the integrity and dedication they display in their ongoing commitment to the success of VIU and its communities.

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The President’s Awards for Access and Inclusion

The Access & Inclusion Awards recognize individuals who have made our community more accessible and inclusive for persons with disabilities.

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The Provost Awards for Excellence in Teaching Design and Practice

The Teaching Design and Practice Awards formally recognize the excellence in achievements in all facets of teaching and student learning at Vancouver Island University. The awards focus on teaching design and practice of learning experiences for students which refers to how a faculty member designs, develops, and offers learning opportunities for students around discipline-specific learning outcomes.

The Provost Awards for Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity

The Provost Awards for Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity is to recognize Vancouver Island University faculty members for excellence in scholarship, research and creative activity. These awards publicly recognize faculty for their efforts to support the University’s core commitment to excellence in a wide range of scholarship, applied research and community engagement.

View the Provost's Awards webpages for more information on the awards and nomination processes.

Long Service

The Long Service Award program celebrates the work anniversaries of those employees who have dedicated their careers to VIU. We are grateful to be recognizing those employees who are celebrating an employment milestone, ranging from 10 years to 45 years of working at VIU. 

View the Long Service webpages for more information on events and processes.