Business and Management Programs - New Student Orientation

Your Continuing Studies at UVic experience is just around the corner and you may have questions about your program, the campus or the city of Victoria. Continuing Studies is pleased to offer students a variety of optional orientation sessions. Sessions will be held each September, January and May at the start of term. Information is provided for both domestic and international students. Please review the details below for upcoming sessions and other helpful information.

As the Certificate in Business Administration (CBA) and the Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) programs are non-credit, students are not eligible to attend the University of Victoria general orientation. This is why Continuing Studies is happy to offer our own orientation with information and events catered to our students’ needs.

Before your program starts, please review this information: 

What the orientation covers

 Program Orientation
Familiarize yourself with your program details and the University of Victoria including: 

  • CBA and DBA program completion requirements
  • CBA and DBA program policies
  • Campus resources
  • Student fees
  • How to register for courses
  • How to access online classrooms and course resources
  • How to obtain a NetLink ID and ONECard
  • Who to contact with questions

  Brightspace Training
All Business and Management courses, both face-to-face and online asynchronous, use a learning management system called Brightspace. This session will introduce you to Brightspace.

  Student Services Information
As a student, it is important that you prioritize your wellbeing and feel connected and engaged. Meet Student Services Team and learn more about the services and supports available to you during your program:

  Campus tour
Volunteers from the UVic Philippine Community Club are happy to provide a campus tour for new program students. The tour will be provided in English, and all new domestic and international students are welcome to attend.


Upcoming program orientation sessions

In order to attend a program orientation session, students must be registered to begin the CBA or DBA program in January 2024. Students only need to register for one program orientation session.

On-Campus (Group A)

Friday, January 5, 2023
10:00 am - 3:00 pm (PST)

On-Campus (Group B)

Friday, January 5, 2023
10:00 am - 3:00 pm (PST)


View recordings on the orientation sessions



If you have any questions before the start of your program, please do not hesitate to contact our office at