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At University of Calgary Continuing Education we provide high quality educational opportunities to lifelong learners—strengthening our communities and our University. Each year, we serve over 20,000 adult learners and offer more than one thousand courses taught by hundreds of instructors—all experts in their fields.

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Continuing Education graduating class continues to grow

As it has been every year for more than a decade, this year's Continuing Education graduating class is the largest ever with 842 adult learners successfully completing a wide array of certificate programs. What all of these part-time students share is a commitment to lifelong learning. Read more on UToday...

Instructor Kevin McKendrick wins Harry and Martha Cohen Award

Congratulations to Continuing Education instructor Kevin McKendrick on winning the Harry and Martha Cohen Award. This award is presented by Alberta Theatre Projects in recognition of Kevin's significant contribution to Calgary theatre over the past three decades. Kevin teaches for the School of Creative and Performing Arts at UCalgary, and teaches the course Deflowering Shakespeare for Continuing Education's One Day @ UCalgary program, among others. Kevin has also produced Calgary's Shakespeare in the Park, and directed numerous plays across Canada.

Important: Textbooks no longer available for pick up at the Downtown Campus bookstore

The U of C Bookstore at the Downtown Campus has closed its doors in order to accommodate additional classroom space. To continue to support Continuing Education students, you can order textbooks online or in-person at the main campus bookstore located on the first floor of the MacEwan Student Centre or you can have your textbooks delivered to your home or office. Orders placed online before 1 pm are usually shipped the same day and orders placed after 1 pm are usually shipped the following business day. To order online and to arrange for delivery or in-store pick up visit the U of C Bookstore online.

Fall 2015 Program Guide

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Meet our students

The faces you see on our website represent the thousands of life long learners who come to U of C Continuing Education each year.

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