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VIU Engineering Bridge Design Contest

First year engineering students at Vancouver Island University (VIU) are building model bridges with popsicle sticks to test their design skills – and now they want the public to help choose a winner.

Their creative bridge designs will be on display Friday, April 10 in the upper cafeteria (Building 300) at VIU’s Nanaimo campus from 9 am to 2 pm. The public is invited to stop by and celebrate the achievements of these engineering students and provide feedback on how well they met their design objectives.

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Arduino Night – Wednesday April 8th, 7:00PM

This Wednesday is Arduino Night! We will be officially we starting at 7:00 PM – See you there!

What is an Arduino Night?
An Arduino night is a gathering of people interested in Arduino. At an Arduino night people tinker, collaborate, and learn together in a fun social atmosphere. At one table there may be a discussion about the best way to read multiple sensors and output the data to the web while at another table there may be a group working their way through the very basics of the Arduino Starter kit – there is always something for everyone!

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Easter Holiday

The Easter holiday is upon us! We will be closed Friday April 3rd and Saturday April 4th for the holiday weekend.

Orders placed online after 2:00 PM on Thursday April 2nd will ship Tuesday April 7th as there is no Canada Post service on Good Friday or Easter Monday.

Our offices will be open Monday April 6th as per normal. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch!

It’s Arduino Day!

Today, Saturday March 28th, is Arduino day! We will be closing up the office this afternoon and hosting Arduino Day at Makerspace Nanaimo. The event begins at 1:00 PM and runs until 3:00 PM. Come on down and check out Arduino projects, ask questions, or share your own project!

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Arduino Day 2015

Saturday March 28th is Arduino day so we have decided to move our upcoming Arduino night from this coming Wednesday to coincide with this worldwide event. We will be beginning at 1:00 PM on Saturday, and running through to 3:00 PM. Please feel free to bring in your project, questions, or demonstrations!
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