Writing and Literature

Tell your story.

Is there a story inside you, waiting to be set free? Do you want to be a writer, but don't know where to begin? Then consider taking a writing course through Continuing Studies at UVic. Our writing courses are taught by professional, respected authors who will help nurture your stories from idea to outline, first draft to final product. We have courses in many writing genres:

  • literature
  • writing for children
  • memoir
  • screenwriting
  • poetry
  • travel writing
  • journalism
  • fiction (short and long)

Chronicle the stories of your life, or create a whole new universe: the only limit is your imagination. But in order to be a writer, you need to write. Our writing and literature courses will show you how.

Courses open for registration

It’s About Both the Journey AND the Destination

For an avid traveler, the thought of finding a job that allows you to help others fall in love with travel, sounds pretty sweet, doesn’t it? Well this is exactly what Janet gets to do every day at the office. Now, while the idea of traveling is one most people fantasize about, don’t forget there’s a heck of a lot of hard work involved.

Read Story

Following Your Joy

When you love what you’re doing, balancing a career, family and school is easy. At least according to Kristin Wiens, who started her first class with Continuing Studies as a single mother of two pursuing a Diploma in Intercultural Education, while concurrently completing a degree in Cultural Anthropology and Linguistics at UVic.

Read Story

Janet McDonald, Program Coordinator
Tel 250-721-8827
Email jaking@uvic.ca
Preston Randall, Program Assistant
Tel 250-721-7997
Email prandall@uvic.ca