Victoria University Continuing Education

Victoria University Continuing Education
Chemistry Matters!

SCIE 211: Contemporary Issues in Science and Society

In this course you will explore, via online lectures, readings, blogs, and a real-time discussion forum with different experts, a range of contemporary issues in science...  Monday 16 November>>


Writing Short Fiction: Activate your imagination and sharpen your skills

A good piece of short fiction makes for an intense and powerful reading experience. In this three-day workshop we’ll examine some fine examples of the genre and you’ll undertake guided writing exercises that will help you develop your style and subjects.... Starts 31 October >>


The United Nations: What prospect for reform?

Although the United Nations has contributed significantly to international cooperation since its formation, it has also demonstrated weaknesses and ineffectiveness in some areas – notably in conflict resolution and peace-keeping. This free lecture will survey the current UN reform agenda, as set out in such documents as In Larger Freedom (2005).  Wednesday 18 November>>


Wairarapa Rocks! A two day introduction to the geology of Wairarapa

Visit key sites in the Wairarapa to get a hands-on experience of geology in the field. You'll visit Castlepoint, Whakataki Beach, and southern Wairarapa and the Cape Palliser coast... starts Saturday 12 December>>


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