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Life-long Learning

In harmony with the university’s mission and vision, the Office of Extension & Culture provides a diversity of life-long learning choices outside of our academic programs.

A growing variety of non-credit courses, extra-curricular and cultural events are all part of the diverse portfolio offered to the community.

Register for one or more courses and become an engaged learner today!

CategoryCourse Name (Approved by GFC) OfferingsCourse length
Art and DramaIntegrative Sketching and Painting

Spring9 weeks
Art and DramaDrama in the ClassroomSummer7 days
Art and DramaDrama in the Classroom for K to 12 Bilingual Program TeachersSummer6 days
Art and DramaDrama in the Classroom for TeachersSummer6 days
LanguagesChinese HSK Level 1Fall and Winter14 weeks
LanguagesChinese HSK Level 2Fall and Winter14 weeks
LanguagesChinese HSK Level 3Fall and Winter15 weeks
LanguagesChinese HSK Level 4Fall and Winter15 weeks
Professional Skills Development Chinese Teaching Summer SeminarSummer2 days
Music and CultureTai ChiFall and Winter15 weeks
Test prepCELPIP Preparation Program –Reading Fall and Winter4 days
Test prepCELPIP Preparation Program –Writing Fall and Winter4 days
Test prepCELPIP Preparation Program –SpeakingFall and Winter4 days
Test prepCELPIP Preparation Program –ListeningFall and Winter4 days
Professional Skills Development Full Stack Development Bootcamp4 times per year 10 weeks
Professional Skills Development Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Bootcamp 4 times per year 10 weeks
Professional Skills Development Fundamentals of Cybersecurity (online course) Once a monthOnline (10-20 hours)
Music and CultureChoral Ensemble – Mixed Chorus (Community Chorus)Fall (8 month course) 8 months
Music and CultureChoral Ensemble – Mixed Chorus (Community Chorus)Fall (4 month course) 4 months
Music and CultureChoral Ensemble – Women’s Chorus (Bella Voce)Fall (8 month course) 8 months
Music and CultureChoral Ensemble – Women’s Chorus (Bella Voce)Fall (4 month course) 4 months
Music and CultureHandbell Ensemble - Novice (JuBELLation)Fall (8 month course) 8 months
Music and CultureHandbell Ensemble - Novice (JuBELLation)Fall (4 month course) 4 months
Music and CultureHandbell Ensemble - Advanced (Jubiloso)Fall (8 month course) 8 months
Music and CultureHandbell Ensemble - Advanced (Jubiloso)Fall (4 month course) 4 months
Music and CultureConcordia Symphony OrchestraFall (8 month course) 8 months
Music and CultureConcordia Symphony OrchestraFall (4 month course) 4 months
Music and CultureHandbells and Handchimes: Ringing Basics Applied to Elementary AgesSpringOne week (5 days)
Professional Skills Development Skills for Professional Success Fall and Spring 4 weeks (weekends only)
Professional Skills Development CUE Leadership Development (NOTE: This course is open only to CUE employees)Fall 6 months

Visit the Office of Extension & Culture for further information.

Concordia University of Edmonton is a member of the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education (CAUCE). See our announcement news post.