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Health and Wellness
Anthropology, Archaeology and Sociology
Learn about the origins of civilizations, cultures and human behaviours with our Anthropology, Archaeology and Sociology courses.
Continuing Studies at UVic offers Art History courses for beginners and professionals alike. Take a course for personal interest, or pursue a post-graduate certificate or diploma in Museum Studies.
Creative Technology and Design
Express your creativity by practicing your technical skills: edit videos and photography, record podcasts, create animations, design digital graphics and more!
We offer French language courses and programs for every skill level, from casual beginners to people seeking French language for professional development.
Community Health and Wellness
If you want to improve your wellbeing by learning about what’s topical in health care, our Community Health and Wellness courses are for you.
General Science and Math
Do you want to upgrade your math and chemistry skills before starting a new degree program? Are you interested in exploring different topics in science? Then our General Math and Science courses could be the right choice for you.
History, Political Science and Contemporary Issues
Our History, Political Science and Contemporary Issues courses will help you make sense of our past and our present, by taking a look at history, politics, demographics, cultural perspectives and more.
Horticulture and Nature
Immerse yourself in nature with our Horticulture and Nature Tours. Learn about horticultural practices for the garden, nursery and greenhouse, or explore the wonders of Vancouver Island on one of our nature tours.
If you love the ocean and care about its health, our courses in Marine Science will help you to study life under the water. Learn about the local marine life of coastal BC, the impacts of human activity on our oceans, and more.
The music appreciation courses offered through Continuing Studies at UVic can help you delve deeper into the world of music. Learn to sing and read music, or explore different musical genres, from classical and opera to jazz and contemporary styles.
Learn to be a better photographer with our photography courses, with topics ranging from landscape and travel photography, to documentary and portrait photography. Get a better understanding of lighting and photo manipulation skills, photo editing, and more.
Religion, Philosophy and Psychology
Who are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going? In a complex world, our Religion, Philosophy and Psychology courses can help you to better understand these big questions.
From seed saving to rainwater harvesting, our courses and programs in Sustainability will equip you with the tools and knowledge to make a difference in our environment.
Our Visual Arts courses are fun, informative and—best of all—hands-on. Explore courses in drawing, painting, collage, calligraphy, print-making, and more.
We offer language courses for every level, from beginner to advanced. Learn French, Spanish, Mandarin, Chinese, German, Italian, Arabic, Japanese, Russian, Polish, Dutch, Korean and more...
Writing and Literature
Explore courses in memoir and travel writing, writing for children and teens, poetry and short fiction, screenwriting, journalism and more. Learn from professional, well-respected authors who will help you to hone your skills and become a better writer.