VICRA – Vancouver Island Community Research Alliance is an Island-focused network among the five post-secondary institutions on Vancouver Island committed to campus-community engagement and research partnerships.

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Combined, the research and knowledge mobilization resources of the 5 post secondary institutions on Vancouver Island include some 71,000 students, $150 million research dollars, 2000+ academics, 3000 staff, and 70 or so specialized research institutes.

There are a total of 13 main or satellite campuses in the communities of Victoria, Saanich, Duncan, Nanaimo, Parksville, Courtenay, Campbell River, Port Hardy, Port Alberni, Ucluelet and Powell River, serving Vancouver Island and nearby coastal communities.