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Industry Partnerships

We believe partnerships strengthen the quality of education. Through collaboration, we open pathways to the labour market and improve access to post-secondary education and career training in British Columbia.

Over the years, Continuing Studies at UVic has worked with a diverse range of community and industry-based partners. We take a shared ownership and engagement approach to co-create innovative programs that meet common goals.

We have expertise in designing programs for diverse learners who may experience barriers to engaging in traditional post-secondary education.

We have many ways for industries to partner with us. Explore your partnership options:

Training solutions

We offer a range of career training options tailored to meet diverse educational needs and professional development goals. These offers include:

  • collaborative program development (certificate or diploma programs, and micro-credentials)
  • short, custom learning opportunities designed to deliver targeted knowledge and skills efficiently
  • membership on steering, advisory, and/or curriculum validation committees

Instruction and course development

Our courses span a wide range of subjects, from professional communication to computer programming.

Our current instructional opportunities are listed on our website. If you have expertise in a specific area not reflected on our open postings, submit your CV or contact us.

If you are interested in being a guest speaker in an existing course, please reach out to us and we may be able to connect you with opportunities.

Student connections

There are several ways to engage with our learners and benefit from their knowledge, skills, competencies, and professional experience to support your objectives including: 

  • serving as a mentor to students wishing to enter your industry
  • providing opportunities for practicums and final projects in a variety of disciplines
  • posting your job opportunities
  • participating on employer panels

Funding and grant partnerships:

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We have expertise using a range of funding sources through government, education and industry funders.

Ocean Networks Canada logo
OCAD Continuing Studies
Borders in Globalization logo
Jelly Academy
BC Ministry of Education logo
Greater Victoria Public Library logo
CMEC logo
Explore logo
SIPP logo
CPRC logo
Victoria Flying Club logo
CIM logo
CPHR logo
DigiBC logo
UN decade on Ecosystem Restoration
CRD logo
Enowkin logo
Pop Data BC logo
CSTD logo
Victoria Hospice logo
Government of Canada
Languages Canada logo
Law Society of British Columbia
CIFAL Victoria logo

Don’t see the opportunity you’re looking for? Reach out to tell us more.