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Creative Technology and Design

Technology is always evolving. There are many advanced software applications out there that can bring your design ideas to life. In these courses, you’ll improve your technical skills by editing videos and photography, recording podcasts, creating animations and designing digital graphics. You’ll gain the confidence to effectively use visual communication to express your creativity. 

Graphic design

We offer a wide variety of courses in graphic design where you will practice using software applications like Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and SketchUp.

Video editing and animation

For those who want to take their YouTube videos to the next level or those interested in video editing, we offer courses in Adobe’s Premiere Pro and After Effects.

Web development

Have you ever wanted to create your own website? Our web design courses cover the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, so you can get started on building.

We are very excited to share an incredible initiative with you that has come to us through our partnership with Lighthouse Labs to offer fully funded Web Development programs for communities that have faced significant systemic inequality or other barriers to full and equal participation in the labor market and society. View Web Development Bootcamp

Creative Technology and Design programs

We offer the Unity® for Creative Technology professional development certificate, which introduces you to the fundamentals of 2D and 3D technologies such as virtual reality, gaming and animation. You will learn about the process of interactive storytelling so you can prepare for a career in the creative technology sector.

Individual Creative Technology and Design courses

Many courses under this topic can be taken individually. This allows you to take courses that spark an interest without having to commit to completing a full credential.


Courses open for registration

Online Art and Design Courses

The Division of Continuing Studies, in partnership with the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD), is pleased to offer online educational opportunities for interested, creative professionals.
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Courses open for registration

Unity® for Creative Technology

This micro-credential builds on learners' existing abilities to quickly develop skills in creating compelling content for virtual environments in the growing creative technology sector, which includes augmented (AR) and virtual (VR) reality, gaming technology and digital animation.
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Web Development Bootcamp

In as little as 12 or 30 weeks, the Web Development Bootcamp and the Web Development Flex Program give you the fundamental knowledge, real-world experience, and critical skills you need to start a rewarding career as a full-stack developer.
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Continuing Studies at UVic joins forces with Lighthouse Labs, helping students flourish in tech workforce

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The bright side of the digital world

The thought of pursuing digital communication stood out to instructor Liz Pittman like a rainbow glowing in the sky after a heavy rainfall. Social media can be a great community building tool, she says.

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