Welcome to University Village

A charming and relaxed old suburb of Nanaimo, Harewood occupies the relatively flat space between Vancouver Island University and the hill that drops to Downtown. As an old neighbourhood, Harewood has all kinds of old “character” homes, including miners’ cottages and large old farmhouses from when this was Nanaimo’s frontier a hundred years ago.

University Village mall in Harewood provides the convenience of a Quality Foods, Shoppers Drug Mart, Starbucks, Bakes-Jarvie Insurance and more. Colliery Dams, Morrell Sanctuary, Buttertubs Marsh are great places for a jog or nature walk.



Bayview Elementary– 140 View Street, Nanaimo V9R 4N6 – 250 754-3231
Fairview Community – 205 Howard Ave., Nanaimo V9R 3R3 – 250 753-3418
Georgia Avenue Community – 625 Georgia Ave., Nanaimo V9R 3W3 – 250 753-1044
Park Avenue Community – 395 Eighth St., Nanaimo V9R 1A9 – 250 754-5591


Career Technical Centre – 355 Wakesiah Avenue, Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 3K5, Phone: 250 740-2032
John Barsby Community – 550 7th St., Nanaimo V9R 3Z2 – 250 753-8211
Learn@Home 8-12 – 355 Wakesiah Avenue (Rooms 254 and 256), Nanaimo V9R 3K5 – 250 740-2038; toll free 1-866-740-2037
Nanaimo District Secondary – 355 Wakesiah Ave., Nanaimo V9R 3K5, 250-740-2000

Geneau; Grades 8 to 12: 1051 students

French Immersion:

Nanaimo District Secondary – 355 Wakesiah Ave., Nanaimo V9R 3K5, 250-740-2000

For more information of the schools in this area visit www.sd68.bc.ca

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