CYC student Christine Cossette

Education delivered to you, wherever you are

Student Christine Cossette chose UVic because of the distance program and how it fit with her career and her life as a mom. She hopes to be an advocate in the field of child and youth care.

Distance education
Student Nate Demetrius

Study what you are passionate about

Passionate about helping others? Nate Demetrius knew he wanted to have a positive impact working directly with people, and found that his CYC program allowed him to do just that.

Become a student
Keenan Andrew with students

A career with an impact

Keenan Andrew’s degree led to a career where he gets to help youth find employment, and has shown him that he can be a part of the life-success of others.

Career possibilities
Student Lori Hamar with school kids in a playground

Get real work experience

Student Lori Hamar says the practicum opportunities in the CYC program gave her an even deeper understanding of what this field of work entails and reinforces her learning.

Practicum opportunities
Student talking to a Sister of St. Ann

Finance your education

Take advantage of UVic’s many scholarships, such as the Sisters of St. Ann endowed UVic Youth in Care award—it helps continue their legacy of providing education for young people most in need.

Students studying on the UVic campus

Dynamic courses

Discover our range of courses that will give you the skills to make a difference in the lives of children, youth, families and communities.

Program planning

Attention: New and Returning SCYC students

SCYC Fall Graduate and Undergraduate Courses

CYC staff and faculty are working remotely and are available via email

BCYC Students, our Undergraduate Academic Advisor remains connected!


The School of Child and Youth Care acknowledges the traditional and unceded territories of the Lekwungen, Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples on which the University of Victoria stands. The School acknowledges that the historical relationship to the land and territories of these peoples continues to this day.