Share our commitment. Bring justice to life.
Learn how to impact change with our flexible and innovative programs. Choose from the standard program or one of three specializations in our Bachelor of Social Work program, or develop critical skills with one of our three distinct Master of Social Work programs.
Learn in a supportive environment that promotes equity, respect, responsibility, curiosity, collaboration, risk-taking and creativity.
Learn where you live
Complete your BSW courses through on-campus/distance education delivery or by distance education. You can choose to complete the program by taking a combination of on-campus/blended learning courses and distance education courses.
Ideafest Panel: Indigenous Social Work in the Neoliberal Era:
Join a diverse panel compiled of students, professors and community members in discussing the importance of Indigenous social work in a neoliberal era and the challenges of putting theory to practice. The panel includes Katherine Richie (co-ordinator for Fostering Education for Youth in Care), Todd Ormiston (sessional instructor for the School of Social Work), and Laurie Harding (Indigenous Cultural Competency Online Program Facilitator at BC Provincial Health Services Authority).
Linking Theory and Practice:
Victoria Community Based Social Work Agencies meet with UVic faculty, staff and students to discuss the connections between theory and practice in their work.
BSW Graduate, Annita McPhee, recieves an Indigenous Leadership Award honouring her role as President of the Tahltan Central Council and her work with Aboriginal rights and title, land conservation, mentorship, and responsible economic development. Read her bio online.
Indigenous Practicum Agency Partner, Kwumut Lelum, wins the MLS Community MVP Award.
Avoiding the Precipice: An Evaluation of Aunt Leah's Link Program in Supporting Youth from Foster Care - Report by Deborah Rutman, PhD, Carol Hubberstey, MA and Sharon Hume, MSW.
MSW June 2014 Graduate, Carolyn Peacock, is featured in The Ring - Noted Children's Advocate Seeks Wider Impact
Congratulations to Associate Professor Mehmoona Moosa-Mitha and Adjunct Professor Lena Dominelli on the release of their new book, "Reconfiguring Citizenship Social Exclusion and Diversity within Inclusive Citizenship Practices". Contributions from various members of the UVic community including Leslie Brown, Jeannine Carriere, Jacquie Green, and Robina Thomas.