Continuing studies & professional development

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Jan.-Aug. 2018 Calendar

Twice per year, in the September and January terms, Continuing Studies at UVic publishes their course calendar offering up hundreds of fascinating courses and programs—so pack an open mind this year and journey to new perspectives.

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Professional programs

Your career is what you make it. The Division of Continuing Studies' certificate and diploma programs are an ideal way to earn the credentials you need to succeed. And the small classes are a great opportunity to work and network with people in your chosen field.

Choose your career path
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Unique community courses

Discover learning that shapes you, and your world. "The thing that is so important about coming [to the Division of Continuing Studies] is the fulfillment. It's not until you come that you realize there's so much more that's available."—Linda Beare, lifelong learner

Choose your personal path

Gain new skills and expertise

Take the next step on your journey with continuing studies and professional-development programs at UVic.

Attend classes on campus or complete an online program. Learn skills that will benefit your current job, or head down an entirely new career path. It's up to you!

Continuing studies

The Division of Continuing Studies partners with UVic faculties to provide stimulating, high-quality educational opportunities.

You can take a variety of courses that suit your interests, register for a series of courses with a specific focus, or work toward a certificate or diploma.


Upgrade your skills or take a course for the fun of it!

Continuing Studies offers hundreds of individual courses that will enable you to explore broadly and see the world from a new perspective.

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If you're looking for more than what a one-off class can offer, register for a series.

Learn from leading experts and scholars as you dive into an eclectic range of subject matter, from art history to web design.

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Certificates & diplomas

Apply for one of our many certificate and diploma programs, which are academically rigorous and grounded in solid theory.

You'll take what you learn in the classroom and test it in real, hands-on projects.

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Professional development

UVic offers a variety of training and upgrade programs for business executives and teachers.

Business executive programs

The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business addresses the management training and educational needs of employers in both the private and public sectors.

Whether you know what your challenges are or need help identifying them, we can provide the right solution to tackle your key management issues through our wide range of executive programs.

Teacher professional development

Enhancing your skills and credentials while working as an educator in the K-12 system can be challenging. Continuing Studies and the Faculty of Education offer a variety of courses, workshops and certificate programs designed to meet the needs of today's teachers.

It's a unique and valuable way to shape your professional knowledge, skills and career opportunities.