Western Continuing Studies

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.

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.

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



If you are a university graduate wanting specific knowledge, specialized skills and experience to differentiate themselves in the job search process. Our Post-Degree Diploma Programs are for you! 

Post-Degree Diploma is a one year program with a career focus:

    •    In-depth, subject-specific knowledge and skills
    •    Connecting theory to practice and gaining valuable experience through a mandatory practicum
    •    Develop a professional network and a portfolio of projects you can use throughout your career
    •    A highly regarded Western University credential

Applications now open

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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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Certificate Programs

Corporate Training

Credit Programs

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Post-Degree Programs

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Western Employee



Education + Experience = Employment

Our Post-Degree students graduate with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for success.  Get in-demand job skills and experience to launch your career.

91% employed

One Year Post-Degree Diplomas with a Career Focus

Post-Degree Diploma Programs are designed to provide students with specialized knowledge, skills and experience to differentiate themselves in the job search process. Diploma programs are designed to complement an undergraduate degree.

Within one year of completing their programs, 91% of our graduates secured full-time employment in their field of study!

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Fall 2015