Western Continuing Studies

Boost your career by understanding and utilizing the communication tools of the digital age.

Discover why social media is important in creating engagement, building relationships, developing opportunities and supporting organizational strategies.


This introductory course is for those who are new to social media and are looking to effectively enter the social media landscape with confidence. You will learn the basics of how some of the core social media platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr work.

Social Media Fundamentals
Oct 5 & 6
9:00am - 5:00pm


Turn Your Degree into a Career!


University graduates wanting specific knowledge, specialized skills and experience to differentiate themselves in the job search process. 

Western’s Post-Degree Programs will give you the edge you need!

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Take advantage of this convenient offering and learn at lunch!

Bring your lunch and get ready to learn!

Continuing Studies offers courses at a variety of levels designed to balance challenge with enjoyment.

Our course emphasis is on learning to use the language to communicate orally. However, reading is also encouraged, and some written exercises are assigned. Essential grammar is taught as the necessary framework on which to build communication skills.

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Empower your team

Professional Development That Empowers Your Workforce

The benefits to be gained by investing in corporate training and development include:

  • Increased morale and job satisfaction
  • Highly motivated employees
  • A flexible, creative, innovative workforce
  • Reduced employee turnover

As one of Canada's leading Universities, Western Continuing Studies offers industry-relevant corporate training programs to meet the needs your business. 

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Explore our programs

Our programs are designed with your career and life aspirations in mind. Developed in collaboration with Western faculties, professional associations and corporate partners, our courses and programs are flexible, creative and innovative in helping you develop your career and enrich your life.

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Professional Development
Continual learning in a world of continual change

Professional development is an ongoing process in which you gain the knowledge and skills to achieve your potential. In a world of continual change, professional development ensures your knowledge remains relevant and current.



1.  Improve your chance at a promotion.

2.  Increase your earning potential.

3.  Learn practical, real-world applications.

4.  Network with colleagues and other professionals in your field.

5.  Keep your day job, have a life and still keep learning.

6.  Gain knowledge from dedicated instructors who are industry experts.


Explore Lifelong Learning

Fall 2015