Computing and Technology

Stay on the cutting edge of technology.

Information technology touches all aspects of our lives: how we work, how we communicate, how we entertain ourselves. These days, to be successful in almost any profession—from business to law, health care, finance or education—you need to know how to use and manage technologies. Our computing and technology courses will help you learn to manage and navigate the latest technologies, from cloud and mobile computing to web development to IT security and digital identity management. You'll learn how to make your workplace more productive, more secure and more connected.

Online technology courses

We offer a variety of online courses for professionals wanting to enhance their knowledge of technology and information systems. View our upcoming course schedule.

Blended technology courses

Back for its second year, our new Business Intelligence and Data Analytics program is scheduled to start in September 2019. Based on student feedback from its pilot offerring, we are making some adjustments that will provide you with a combination of business intelligence knowledge, skills and ability that employers will value. 

Community courses

We also offer community courses covering leading edge topics such as coding, social media and animatronics.


Courses open for registration

Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

The Business Intelligence and Data Analytics program will give you the competitive edge you need to cut through the data jungle and make informed business decisions.
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Computer Based Information Systems

The Computer Based Information Systems (CBIS) certificate is an online program designed to help mid-career professionals enhance their foundational knowledge of IT systems.
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General Studies

This flexible certificate program allows you to customize a course of study to meet your specific learning goals.
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Can Video Games Make a Better World?

Can video games help make a better world? You be the judge. Instructor David Ehret explores how modern developers are expanding the idea of what a video game is and can do.

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The Business Intelligence and Data Analytics program you've been waiting for...

  A quick web search on the fastest-growing jobs across Canada will invariably have big data analytics showing up high on the list, across virtually all industries.

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Getting Un-stuck

"I had taken a few community courses through Continuing Studies at UVic, just for pleasure, but the Computer Based Information Systems (CBIS) program was the first professional program that I took through Continuing Studies, outside of my degree at UVic," says graduate Carrie LePage, "It was helpful because I could work at the same time."

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Are You Feeling Like Out-dated Technology?

I can remember purchasing a new computer and thinking, "Wow, with this much power I won't need a new machine for a couple of years." Then, it became, “Maybe this machine will do for a year.” Now, as soon as I buy the latest and greatest, I receive an email the next day and think, “If only I had waited another day or two…look at what I could have bought!”

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3D Printing: The Future is Here

It seems hardly a week goes by without hearing about the increasing impact 3D printing is having on our world.

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On Intellectual Fraud

Fraud has many roots, but one of them stems from weakened minds nurtured by the fraudulent use of information. Buying-in to fraudulent facts, data, and reason at any level has dire consequences.

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IN THE NEWS: Airbnb 101

$84/hour! That’s what one study says is the average “salary” for someone who rents out their property as a vacation rental. Not bad, right?

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New Program: Certificate in General Studies

Have you ever wanted to design your own credential? Have you ever struggled to find a program that meets your specific interests and needs? Then you might be interested in our newest program: the Certificate in General Studies.

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Nancy Aubut, Program Coordinator
Tel 250-721-8779
Program Assistant
Tel 250-472-5442