Series

Gain new perspective on the world by taking a non-credit series at Continuing Studies at UVic. Learn from leading experts and scholars as you dive into an eclectic range of subject matter, from art history to web design.


BC Mindfulness Summit

The BC Mindfulness Summit is a weekend educational event for health and helping professionals to develop and enrich their personal and professional mindfulness practices. Participants who already integrate mindfulness facilitation into their work, as well as those who are curious about how to develop these skills, will benefit from this opportunity to learn from a group of innovative and seasoned mindfulness practitioners.

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Business Courses Online

Are you looking for a fast way to upgrade your skills or add current and relevant training to your CV? We offer a number of online business courses that pack a whole term's worth of content into a compact week of immersive learning.

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Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

Capitalize on your initiative and foresight. Our courses in business intelligence and data analytics will give you the edge, with the applied knowledge and skills needed, for jobs that are in demand.

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Carbon Reduction Plans Series

These sessions offer participants a deeper understanding of various government programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The talks provide participants with simple analytical tools to help assess claims, going well beyond media summaries of the issues. With these tools, participants will be able to more confidently engage in discussions and make choices related to this critical issue.

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Climate Crisis Series

This series consists of three stand-alone courses: you can register for a single course or receive a discounted rate if you register in the entire series. Note: this series is being offered online.

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Comprehensive French

These non-credit courses are open to adults at all levels of proficiency. They are designed to meet the needs of a wide audience from working professionals, to lifelong learners, to people who are new to Canada, to parents with children in French immersion—anyone wanting to confidently and competently develop fluency in French.

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Current Concepts in Dentistry

Current Concepts in Dentistry is one of the foremost programs in the field of dental continuing education (CE). This ADA CERP recognized program is a great opportunity to learn from four outstanding instructors, earn up to seven CE credits per day (28 credits over four days), and best of all: spend an extended weekend in the beautiful city of Victoria.

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Deans’ Lecture Series

Research is reshaping the way we live and think. Meet distinguished members of the faculties at the University of Victoria and learn about their research interests. Find out what kind of fascinating work is being done as you gain a fresh perspective.

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French Language Conversation Classes

French Language Conversation Classes (FLCC) is a club you’ll be glad you joined! You’ll meet new people who want to learn a new language in a fun, stimulating and relaxed atmosphere, among friends.

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In Pursuit of Knowledge - Fall

This series of daytime lectures will acquaint you with UVic faculty and their many areas of interest. (Sessions staring in September)

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Nature Explorations

Nature Explorations are a great chance to connect with nature, recharge your batteries and explore the beauty of Vancouver Island.

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October Teacher Pro-D Day

The University of Victoria is a great place for teachers to spend their professional development time. Join us on the province-wide October Pro-D Day for full and half-day workshop options that focus on relevant topics for teachers.

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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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Our Changing Ocean

Linking elements of chemistry, physics, biology and geology, these sessions will look at a number of ocean issues of societal concern and how technology is allowing us to better understand our changing ocean. Each session will include a 1.5-hour lecture followed by 30 minutes of discussion.

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Peninsula Pursuits

In accordance with guidelines issued by the premier and the BC Health Officer due to COVID-19, the University of Victoria has announced that most courses will be offered online this fall. As a result, we will not be offering courses at the Mary Winspear Centre next term.

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SAGE Study Groups

Study groups are not taught by instructors; rather, a facilitator assists in coordinating the presentations of group members and in moderating the discussions.

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UVic on the Peninsula

Due to COVID-19, we will not be offering courses at the Mary Winspear Centre this term. However, we are excited to offer a number of online, live and interactive community education courses in our Sept. -Dec. 2020 Calendar.

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