About Our Students

What Esthetics Grads Are Saying

VIU Professional Esthetics graduate Mika Koike

Mika Koike

Canada
Professional Esthetics
2010 Graduate

“I was in a career transition. Finding employment has never been easy for me, as I speak in a second language, and I never had enough confidence. The Esthetics program gave me not only technical skills and knowledge, but I am now more self-assured.”

VIU Professional Esthetics graduate Natalie Volen

Natalie Volen

Canada
Professional Esthetics
2009 Graduate

“Both instructors are very professional, have years of experience in the esthetic field and own their own businesses. I can’t think of anyone more qualified to each us. This program has definitely changed the direction of my life.”

Tamara Helin

Canada
Professional Esthetics
2014 Graduate

"I really enjoyed the classroom setting. We all got to be very close and worked well together as a team. This program allowed me to feel successful!"

Melissa Saxby

Canada
Professional Esthetics
2016 Graduate

“I gained confidence in my ability as an esthetician, a new positive outlook, and learned how to work and interact with all different kinds of people. I was hired before I graduated! Everywhere I applied wanted an interview and got back to me within a week! Now I have a career, a future, and endless opportunities and confidence in my ability.”

Lindsay Jacobson

Canada
Professional Esthetics
2014 Graduate

"I liked working in the spa clinic the most. I enjoyed interacting with clients, which gave me the chance to work on a variety of age groups and skin types. The instruction was top notch - preparing me for future employment."

VIU Professional Esthetics graduate Kelly Strangways

Kelly Strangways

Canada
Professional Esthetics
2009 Graduate

“I am so proud to be able to have VIU Esthetics on my resume. I am finally pursuing the career I’ve always wanted! The future looks bright.”

Emily Pastor

Canada
Professional Esthetics
2016 Graduate

“I liked the great instruction in class with lots of one-on-one time. I have gained great confidence in my new field and the knowledge needed to excel.”

VIU Professional Esthetics graduate Laura West

Laura West

Canada
Professional Esthetics

I have a career! I have the right training and skills behind me. I really enjoyed the small class size, the amount of individual attention and hands on practice. The instructors have high standards for infection control, professionalism and work ethic. Esthetics has so many side ventures within the industry to explore, I can’t wait.

Judy Goh

Canada
Professional Esthetics
2014 Graduate

“I regained my self-confidence, rediscovered myself and uncovered abilities that I didn’t think I had. Learning can happen at any age.”

Stephanie Brown

Canada
Professional Esthetics
2010 Graduate

“The Esthetics program was the perfect blend of hands-on and book work so it was never boring. It has given me the opportunity to run my own business and be my own boss some day.”

Meisha Carelse

Canada
Professional Esthetics
2016 Graduate

“Taking this program has been the best thing I’ve done for myself, hands down. I’ve learned to challenge myself, build strong relationships with people and have confidence in myself. I never thought I would find a career that I absolutely adored so quickly. I liked the passionate instructors – they know their stuff, and are excited to teach it. This program is great for skill and character building, and I had amazing relationships with people who share the same... more

VIU Spa Institute

find us on facebook

Professional Development & Training Courses & Programs

MENU
CLOSE X Professional Esthetics