Funded programs

Continuing Studies regularly offers funded programs in partnership with government initiatives and organizations.

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StrongerBC future skills grant

Various programs

Continuing Studies at UVic is proud to support the StrongerBC Future Ready Action Plan. Created by the Government of British Columbia, the StrongerBC future skills grant is designed to help eligible BC students with up to $3,500 to be put towards short-term skills training.

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Fundamentals for the Homelessness Serving Sector


If you provide support to people who are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk of homelessness, the new Fundamentals for the Homelessness Serving Sector micro-credential program is for you. You will enhance your knowledge and gain skills and competencies to support your paid or volunteer roles in the sector.

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French Immersion Teacher Mentorship


This program is for new and experienced French Immersion teachers in British Columbia.The mentorship program pairs experienced immersion teachers with newer or less experienced immersion teachers, with the aim of transforming their practice through mentorship, and creating a more engaged and confident workforce.

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Ocean Acoustic Monitoring


This cohort-based training is offered to Indigenous and remote communities on Vancouver Island. Ocean acoustic monitoring empowers community members to easily contribute high-quality, continuous data on noise levels to help better understand and inform policy on the changes that may be impacting the ocean environment over time.

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Essential Skills for Business Intelligence and Data Analytics


This fully funded, short micro-credential will give people who are looking to upskill or reskill a competitive edge in the labour market by becoming become proficient in the fundamentals of business intelligence and data analytics. This micro-certificate will provide the framework for you to understand, use and evaluate a variety of techniques and skills in analyzing data sets and making appropriate interpretations of the data.

Those who meet the program criteria will be able to enjoy this online fundamental program for free.

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You may also be interested in browsing financial support for individuals where program-specific bursaries, scholarships and awards are listed.