University 102


Course description

A desire to learn is all you need for University 102. This non-credit course in the social sciences is offered to people whose personal, economic and social circumstances might pose obstacles to university education (e.g., low income, physical or mental health challenges, work and family responsibilities or lack of opportunity). Classes presented by UVic instructors will include topics from subject areas such as political science, anthropology, sociology, psychology and environmental studies. This program is sponsored by the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Division of Continuing Studies. There are no tuition fees for students, however, applicants must apply and be accepted into the program.

While the courses are free, admission to University 101 and 102 is based on an application. The mandate of the program is to make knowledge more accessible to people who have faced significant barriers to education. For more information about the application process, please contact

Course code: ASHU102

How to register

For more information or to apply to the program, contact Becky Cory at, or leave a message at 250-721-6516.