Professional Communication

Ann Brydle at the Welcome Centre

Meet our amazing alumni

Ann Brydle is one of our alumni. She recently graduated with a major in English and a minor in professional writing. During her studies she was a pivotal member of UVic's Uni 101 program which offers free, non-credit university courses geared for those who face economic and social barriers to post‐secondary education.

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An instructor helps a student on a computer

Prepare for today's digital workplace

Our program will teach you the skills you need to succeed as a writer, whether your career paths leads to business, government, industry, science or a profession.

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Two students interviewing two retired professors

Get hands-on experience

To commemorate UVic's 50th anniversary, students from Dr. Elizabeth Grove-White's Professional Writing for Print Media class were asked to interview UVic retirees familiar with the school's transitional moments.

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Where can you go with a Professional Communication minor?

UVic's unique Professional Communication program lets you develop highly employable skills while you complete your undergraduate degree in any faculty on campus.

Combined with our internationally-recognized co-operative education program, our courses give you that extra competitive advantage employers look for, whether you're specializing in Biology or Computer Science, History or Anthropology.

From Hong Kong to London, from Seattle to New York, our graduates tell us the courses they've taken in the professional writing program gave them a headstart in their careers.

Where do our Professional Communication graduates work?

  • Governments—federal, provincial, municipal
  • Corporations
  • Universities, research centres, hospitals
  • Digital and print publishing
  • Advocacy and not-for-profit organizations
  • Social media and digital production
  • Consultancies
  • Training