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News: Thursday, March 30th, 2017

MASC Participates In Leadership Workshop

The Mouat Aboriginal Student Council was in Nanaimo Tuesday evening and not only participated in a leadership workshop Tues. evening but also toured the trades programs at VIU on Wed. with the Aboriginal Recruitment Officer and a former Mouat Aboriginal Student Council member, Aleesha Jones who is a second year VIU student.

Included in the tour were the Professional Baking, Culinary, Automotive, Motorcycle and Marine programs. The Shq’apthut Gathering Place Student Support Assistant also met the students and provided them with information about supports offered to aboriginal VIU students. To conclude the visit, students were able to tour the residences where they got an inside look at what living on campus can be like.