Formerly "Malaspina University-College."
On April 23, 2008, the provincial government of British Columbia announced its intention to amend the University Act at the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia to upgrade Malaspina University-College into a full university.
Located in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. It has smaller campuses in Duncan, Powell River and Parksville.
Student body as of 2008: 19,000
"Man, it's called VIU now... and yes... i do."