Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.79
Liaison Mike Wilson
Submission Date Jan. 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Victoria
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Neil Connelly
Director, Campus Planning & Sustainability
Office of Campus Planning & Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
234

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
75

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
32.05

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

UVic offers three sustainability certificate programs through Continuing Studies -
- Ecological Restoration Professional Specialization Certificate
- Restoration of Natural Systems Certificate
- Restoration of Natural Systems Diploma


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The University of Victoria's Sustainability and Ecological Restoration programs—a partnership between UVic's School of Environmental Studies and Division of Continuing Studies—are certificate and diploma programs designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to restore habitats to their natural state. If you want to pursue a career in sustainability, take a look at these programs by clicking on the “programs” tab below.

From hands-on workshops to walking tours, community sustainability courses will help you get your hands dirty. You can learn about many things in these courses and workshops, including:
•how to harvest rainwater
•how to save seeds
•which plants are native to Vancouver Island
•environment projects in the community

Courses are offered in the spring and fall

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