At UBC we value our commitment to life-long learning as a key contribution to our larger community. Several units at UBC provide sustainability learning for practicing professionals, ranging from watershed management to health & wellness education.
Certificate programs offered by UBC academic units provide opportunities for practicing professionals to advance their sustainability learning in fields ranging from watershed management to health & wellness education.
Health & Wellness Education Certificate Program
The Health & Wellness Education Certificate Program is offered by UBC’s Faculty of Education, External Programs and Learning Technologies. This program aligns with the education movement that recognizes that healthy children and youth are better able to learn and that schools are well suited to influence students’ health. Given initiatives such as HealthySchools and ActNowBC, this program contributes to the ongoing development of knowledge and skills in the area of Health Education for current educators.
English for the Global Citizen
English for the Global Citizen is an ESL program that encompasses the ideal of "a place of mind" while giving you the opportunity to improve your English conversation skills through a self-reflective approach of learning through the lens of Global Citizenship, Civil Society, and Sustainability. Offered at various times throughout the year, this program offers you both variety and flexibility.