Faculty of Education

New minor in Applications of Psychology & Leadership

Prepare yourself for a dynamic career working with people! The first interdisciplinary program of its kind in BC, this 9-unit minor program is designed to prepare you for a successful career working with people from all walks of life. It is designed to complement any UVic undergraduate degree. 

New EPLS minor program
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Indigenous Education

Our Indigenous Education programs are making a difference. We are committed to partnerships with local Indigenous communities and to making our learning environment more welcoming to Indigenous people. Learn more and get involved with our community-driven projects and programs! 

Indigenous Education
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Admissions & advising

Are you considering a career in education? Whether you're interested in becoming a school teacher, community leader or another non-formal educator, our programs will give you the foundation to launch a meaningful career. Connect with our advising team today to find out what program is right for you. 

Admissions & advising
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Areas of study

Immerse yourself in dynamic learning with education programs across four departments — from learning and teaching, to active living, Indigenous education, counselling, leadership and more. This is just the beginning. 

Areas of study
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Distinguished Alumni Award

Distinguished Alumni Award

Equity, Inclusion and Decolonization

We believe it is important to foster equity, diversity, inclusion and safety for everyone in our community. We are especially dedicated to breaking down colonial systems and working toward decolonial futures together. You are encouraged to read the Faculty of Education statement on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolonization. 

Equity, Inclusion and Decolonization
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Read the Faculty of Education 2022/23 Annual Report

2022/23 Annual Report

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Transforming people, professions and communities

Education is at the heart of everything. It’s where students, researchers, educators, community leaders and counsellors come together. We are bound together by our belief that people can make lives better. Together, we are making an impact on people, places and the planet.

Whether you want to be a teacher, a community leader, a counsellor, enter the health industry or work in sports and recreation, there's no better place to start than here. With a focus on dynamic learning and an extraordinary learning environment, we’ll give you the edge you need to succeed.

Find your edge in UVic's Faculty of Education


We offer a variety of credit and non-credit courses, programs and workshops for professionals wishing to develop their skills.

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