Western Continuing Studies


Can you write and execute a communications plan?  Know what makes a good news story?

Learn proactive techniques that ensure your organization provides the best service possible to the media and  communicates its message effectively.

Media Relations

In this course you will learn how to develop a media relations policy, establish professional relations with the media, and write purposeful media releases that generate newsworthy content. This course provides you with the strategies needed to ensure a successful media relations program by preparing you for effective media conferences and interviews.

Two Day Workshop, December 4 & 5


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Turn Your Degree into a Career!

Applications Now Open!

Post-Degree Diploma Programs are designed for university students and graduates wanting specific knowledge, skills and experience necessary to move into an exciting career and meet the demands of today’s employers. A diploma complements your undergraduate degree and can help you reach your career goals by providing you with the skills that today’s employers demand.

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Are you interested in practicing your French while exploring and discovering Québec culture and its society?

French through Quebec Culture and Society

This course is designed for students who possess some French language background.  It will focus on listening comprehension and oral production related to different aspects of Québec culture and society  such as, geography, politics, history, arts, music and literature. 

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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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Project Management

Project Management can open up a whole world of career options and opportunities with skilled project managers in great demand across a wide variety of industries.


Flexible formats to meet your needs

We offers several different options, giving you flexibility and choice to meet your professional development needs.

Accelerated - This fast-track option is for motivated individuals who wish to accelerate their learning with a more intense learning experience.

Learn at your own Pace - This option allows individuals to complete the program one course at a time, either in-class or completely online for maximum flexibility.

The Essentials  Our Three Day Workshops  will provide you with a practical overview of project management and will give you the essential skills, tools and terminology to deliver projects on time and on budget.

Invest in yourself. Help your community

Western University has set its largest goal ever for the United Way and Continuing Studies is helping to meet the target.

Invest in yourself in November and $5.00 goes to help United Way.

Register for a course at Continuing Studies in November and $5.00 will be donated to United Way


United Way

Locally driven and governed, United Way is a non-denominational, registered charity dedicated to improving the quality of life of all people in our community and helping individuals, families, neighbourhoods and communities reach their full potential.