Compressed format field study focused on regenerative and restorative designs for ecological and social resilience. Skills and concepts will be honed through real world community engagement. Offered in partnership with the Galiano Conservancy Association with field portion based on Galiano Island. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Semi-distance format requiring attendance on Galiano Island for nine days and readings/assignments to be completed before and after the field portion of the course.
Acceptance to the RNS program or a combination of work and/or education experience equivalent to third-year standing, plus completion of ER311 or equivalent.
If you’re not currently enrolled in the Restoration of Natural Systems (RNS) program, including UVic and Letter of Permission students from RRU and TRU, you must obtain approval from the Program Coordinator (email@example.com) before registering.
Tuition and fee payment
RNS Diploma students pay $100 of the course tuition upon registration, with the remainder paid to UVic Tuition.
RNS Certificate students pay the full course tuition upon registration.
There is a $900 course fee—in addition to course tuition—paid to the School of Environmental Studies.
Lorene Kennedy Field Course Awards are available to partly offset additional costs for full-time, undergraduate ES declared majors and minors, Environmental Studies graduate students and students in the RNS program.
Course fees will be fully refundable if you withdraw a minimum of 10 business days* prior to the start date of a course. After that, a non-refundable fee of $50.00 will be charged in addition to the regular UVic fee reduction deadlines listed in the UVic Calendar https://web.uvic.ca/calendar/general/dates.html. This non-refundable fee policy will take effect January 1st, 2019.
*A business day is considered an official work day and does not include statutory holidays or weekends.
If you drop the course on the first day - 100% tuition refund
If you drop the course on the second day - 50% tuition refund
If you drop the course on the third day - Withdraw without penalty of failure, no refund
If you drop the course after the third day you will receive an “F” grade, and no refund.
Course withdrawal: students wishing to withdraw from a course—for any reason—must do so by contacting the program office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Credit vs non-credit
Credit refers to degree credit. If you are taking a course or program for credit through UVic Continuing Studies, it means that course or program provides credit towards a degree at UVic or another authorized university. Credit students have to meet certain criteria, such as being accepted to both UVic Continuing Studies and the University of Victoria.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).