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Salon Services

VIU Hair Salon

Enjoy affordable salon services while you help students practice their craft.

VIU Hairdressing students hone their skills in teaching salons at three Vancouver Island locations. These students have received training in the latest techniques and are ready to showcase what they’ve learned in the salon.

VIU Hair Salons offer:

  • cuts
  • colour
  • perms
  • styling services

We also sell some hair products.

Salon hours

The salons are open Monday to Thursday. Hours vary between campus locations. Call each location to book an appointment.

Salon locations

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Nanaimo campus

Building 164, 900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: 250.740.6115
Price list below

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Cowichan campus

Cowichan Trades Centre
5265 Boal Road, Duncan, BC
Phone: 250.746.3520
Please call for price list

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Saanich campus

Saanichton Learning Centre
1649 Mt. Newton X Road. Saanichton, BC
Phone: 250.652.5381
Please call for price list

Nanaimo campus price list


  • Haircuts: $15
  • Senior: $12


  • Tint Retouch colour or lightener: $40
  • Senior tint retouch, colour or lightener: $35
  • Colour balance: $20 (each additional bottle $15)
  • Global lightning: $60 (each additional bowl $15)
  • Highlights: $40 | $50
  • Full head: $60 (each additional bowl of lightener or colour $15)
  • Toner: $20 ($15 each additional bottle)

Styling and massage

  • Blow-dry/roller set: $10
  • Senior: $8 
  • Scalp Massage: $15.00 (includes style)


  • Perm: $40
  • Senior perm: $35
  • Specialty Wrap: $60 ($20 each additional bottle)

Hair products


  • Full tube $30 (4oz at $7.50 per oz)


Full container:$40 (  6.7 oz  at $8 per oz)