Intercultural Education

Social change: the way you see the world.

Expand your horizons with courses and the program in Intercultural Education. You'll develop skills to facilitate intercultural communication and relationships, and assist in reducing conflict and inequality. You'll engage in a wide range of current issues, including:

  • cross-cultural relations
  • intercultural communication
  • cultural diversity
  • social justice
  • issues of power and privilege

Learn how you can support all aspects of cultural diversity, inclusion and social change in your community, your workplace and around the world.

Diploma in Intercultural Education

The Diploma in Intercultural Education aims to develop skills to support all aspects of cultural diversity, inclusion and social change in communities, workplaces or around the world. The program aims to develop social responsibility and a clearer understanding and awareness of the complex issues at play in a multicultural society.

The diploma is a great choice for current UVic students who'd like to take a concurrent diploma option with their undergraduate degree. See the Intercultural Education program page for more information.

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