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Tuesday, June 13, 2023 - 20:15

Over the next decade, more than 800,000 jobs will need workers with post-secondary education. In addition to this, people will need skills to adapt to new technology and economic shifts. The Province’s StrongerBC: Future Ready Action Plan takes on the challenges of today to build a better future and economy that works for everyone. Discover more at:

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 15:15

UBC’s Academy of Translational Medicine (ATM) is excited to announce that its proposal, Micro-credentials in Regulatory Affairs for the Life Sciences, has been awarded $157,093 by the BC Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training (MAEST).

Friday, November 5, 2021 - 11:00

Courses in extended reality (XR) will help open new career opportunities in Vancouver in the fast-growing XR development industry.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Novemver 5, 2021 -- University of British Columbia Extended Learning (UBC ExL) and Circuit Stream have partnered to offer extended reality (XR) training programs targeted to BC learners. The hands-on, project-based courses are designed to help students earn several credentials certifying their skills in the rapidly growing 3D technology market.

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:15

Offered in conjunction with the UBC Departments of Computer Science and Statistics, the UBC Certificate in Key Capabilities in Data Science is 100% online and provides a flexible, part-time curriculum for early- and mid-career learners.

UBC Extended Learning has launched a new certificate program designed for busy adult learners who may not have a technology background but who would like to gain a solid foundation in data science.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 12:30

Offered in conjunction with the UBC Department of Computer Science, Introduction to Systematic Program Design in Python are 100% online and provide foundational skills for early- and mid-career learners.

UBC Extended Learning has launched a new program aimed at adult learners who are considering a career in software development or need to boost their programming skills for their career, but who don’t have a computer science background.


Articles and announcements about UBC Extended Learning courses and programs.