Faculty of Education

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Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, or a professional interested in developing your skills, our programs will give you the edge you’re looking for.

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Areas of study

Immerse yourself in dynamic learning with one of our nine areas of study—from learning and teaching, to active living, Indigenous education, counselling, leadership and more.

Areas of study
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Research that's making an impact

Our research is making a difference. Anita Prest and PhD candidate Hector Vazquez Cordoba study the inclusion of Indigenous musical knowledge and traditions in musical education.

Our research
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In the news

Indigenous Education professor Onowa McIvor is strengthening efforts to revive Indigenous languages through the NEȾOLṈEW̱ research partnership.

In the news
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We're equipped with labs, centres and digital studios that give you access to the equipment and materials you need to succeed.


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.

What is education?

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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