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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Business Administration - Fast Track

The CBA-Fast Track program gives you the business skills you need to get out into the field as soon as possible. Earn valuable business knowledge, management skills, real-world practical experience and a Certificate in Business Administration in just 12 weeks.
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General Studies

This new flexible certificate allows you to customize a course of study to meet your specific learning needs and objectives.
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Intercultural Education

The Diploma Program in Intercultural Education prepares students to play a productive and socially responsible role in an increasingly multicultural and diverse world. Students will develop skills to support all aspects of cultural diversity, inclusion and social change in their community, their workplace and around the world.
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Social Justice Studies

The aim of the Social Justice Studies (SJS) diploma program is to provide students with a thorough understanding of the range of ways in which scholars, researchers and students address and engage with issues surrounding social inequities and injustices in the contemporary world.
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5 Days of Action – A UVic Event to Promote Inclusion

During the week of March 19, UVic participated in the first ever 5 Days of Action. The goal of the event was to create meaningful and respectful dialogue on campus around equity, diversity and human rights and to actively engage the campus community in concrete actions to end discrimination, harassment and sexualized violence.

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BC Museums Association elects new President Tania Muir

Congratulations to Continuing Studies staff member Tania Muir on her recent appointment of president within the BC Museums Association (BCMA). At the association’s AGM on Thursday, Oct. 19—after one year as a councilor and two years as vice president—Tania was nominated by the membership and voted in as president.

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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.

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Experiential Learning

Experiential learning, in the most basic terms, means learning by doing and applying knowledge in a real-world context. Many professional programs at Continuing Studies offer a practicum or final project option toward the end of a student’s program ...

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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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Joshua Lambert

As I prepare for graduation and think about my next challenge in graduate studies, I must acknowledge that I would most likely never have attended university had it not been for the Humanities Diploma program.

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