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Mother’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than by learning something new and exciting! Create your own artwork to bring home and share in our Integrative Sketching and Painting course or deepen your understanding and enhance your practice with Yoga Beyond the Mat!

This year marks an important celebration for Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE). Check out 100 years of our history, upcoming events, and more! Also, for the month of May, when you and a friend register for an upcoming course, you can receive 10% off your registration fee (see below for more details).

This month’s Speak Science Simply course arms its students with the necessary tools to navigate scientific controversy! Speak Science Simply is a program that was created to combat the misinformation that we come across online every day, and aims to give its participants the tools to break through the chatter, and raise awareness of the value of science and to take control of scientific narratives. You can read more about Speak Science Simply below.

You can find some more of our featured courses below or visit our website for a comprehensive list of what we offer. Sign up today!
In this Edition
Featured Courses

Whether you want to enhance your current career or want to launch a new one, let us help you develop in-demand skills for a diverse range of professions! 
May 1 & 8, 2021
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May 15 & 22, 2021
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June 11, 12, 25, and 26, 2021
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Info Session May 12! See below for more details
Section 3 : May 1 – June 19, 2021
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Section 1: May 4 – June 22, 2021
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In proud partnership with Mount Royal University, we offer a variety of courses that can help you towards earning a program certificate.
New dates for the spring and summer semester program courses include:

Addiction Studies
Event Management
Police Studies

…and many more! See what else we have to offer here!

Unlock your hidden talents or enhance your artistic and dramatic flair!  Our Art and Drama courses are designed with you in mind, whether you want to develop a new hobby or share your experience with others.
May 3 – June 28, 2021
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Enrich your life with Music and Culture! Join our talented instructors on a path of self-discovery and experience some of the best that life has to offer.
June 1 – 29, 2021
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Speak Science Simply
Speak Science Simply is an outreach program that aims to provide individuals involved in science and research with the skills and confidence to communicate effectively and share their work with the general public. The program is open to the public, including interested participants from across scientific fields. The
modules have been designed and will be delivered by a multidisciplinary team of leaders from across CUE and experts in communication, including Take Roots Consulting.
To communicate effectively, the scientific community must ensure messaging is tailored to its audiences, delivering the right message, on the right platform, at the right time. Speak Science Simply has been designed to be applicable across fields and, through eight engaging courses, will provide the foundation and skills needed to connect with government, industry, and the community.
Speak Science Simply Program includes:
  • X-SSS 82 Speak Science Simply: Persuasive Science Storytelling Techniques
March 30th – April 13th, 2021
  • X-SSS 82 Speak Science Simply: Science Interview Toolkit
April 20th – May 4th, 2021
  • X-SSS 83 Speak Science Simply: Navigating Scientific Controversy
May 11th – May 25th , 2021
  • X-SSS 84 Speak Science Simply: Writing Science Simply & Succinctly
June 1st – June 15th, 2021
  • X-SSS 85 Speak Science Simply: Communicating Data and Statistics to the Public
June 16th – June 23rd, 2021
  • X-SSS 86 Speak Science Simply: Communicating Science for Policy
June 26th, 2021
  • X-SSS 87 Speak Science Simply: Leveraging Social Media for Science
July 8th – July 15th, 2021
  • X-SSS 88 Speak Science Simply: Science to Business Communication
August 7th – August 28th, 2021

This program is FREE, open to all, and has no prerequisites. The courses are independent and are not required to be taken sequentially.

X-SSS 83, Speak Science Simply: Navigating Scientific Controversy starts May 11th and runs on Tuesdays from 6 – 8 PM until May 25th.

To view the full schedule and to register visit here.

For more program information, please contact Dr. Cecilia Bukutu, or
CUE 100: A Century of Promise
CUE celebrates one hundred years as a community of scholars gathering in Edmonton and growing into the world, from its Lutheran beginnings to our rich diversity today. CUE embraces students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends from all continents and the Indigenous peoples in Canada, creating independent thinkers, ethical leaders, and citizens for the common good. We look with confidence toward the next one hundred years as we fulfill our promise of becoming Canada’s pre-eminent small university.
Learn more about our history, read stories from students, alumni, and staff, browse the photo gallery, and scroll through the timeline for a look back in time!
Info Session
Join us on Wednesday, May 12th from 12-1:00 pm for a virtual Info Session! Mr. Nolan Crouse will be available to provide more information about the Change Management course and answer any question that you may have! You can RSVP for this event here.
May Promotion
For the month of May, when you and a friend register for any or all of our upcoming Yoga Beyond The Mat (X-HEA 51), Integrative Sketching and Painting (X-ART 01), Change Management (X-PSD 92 ), Career Transitions: Career Management & Action Planning (X-SKL 01) or Career Transitions: Professional Communication & Branding (X-SKL 02) course, you can receive 10% off your registration fee!

Complete this form and a special promo code, unique to you, will be sent to you to use when upon registration.

For more details and/or questions you may have, contact us at:
Centre for Chinese Studies
Earn your Bachelor of Management degrees in both Canada and China!

Studying abroad is an incredible way to broaden your horizons and gain a global perspective. Besides learning a new language from scratch, or improving language fluency, you will also explore local culture in a more meaningful way.

The Management International Dual Degrees Program is a 4-year program that allows you to study years 2 and 3 of your Bachelor of Management degree at the International Business School of Beijing Foreign Studies University in China, and years 1 and 4 at Concordia University of Edmonton. Graduate with two degrees! – A Bachelor of Management degree from Concordia University of Edmonton AND a Bachelor of Management degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University.
Who We Are
Marina Hutton is the instructor of the online Yoga Beyond the Mat course at Concordia (open to the larger public in June/July), and is a Self-Inquiry Guide / Co-Founder of Pangolin Coaching Services. She is a seeker by heart, and an inquisitive soul who can be found travelling the external world, and the inner landscape of being. Her passion is to evoke questions and realizations that lead to deeper self-inquiry and harmonized, aligned living.
Dr. Cecilia Bukutu is the Director of the Public Health Department at CUE and the Speak Science Simply Program (SSSP) Lead. SSSP provides individuals in science with skills to communicate science effectively to the public. Cecilia’s background and experience is in environmental health and epidemiology. She is passionate about public health and health equity and believes everyone has an important role in promoting public health for betterment of our communities.


Picking which class to take is the hardest part. Registering for a course with OEC is as easy as 1-2-3! All you do is create your account, select your courses, and process your payments. Voila!

To create your account with CUE, you will need your Alberta Student Number (ASN) handy. Don't know your ASN or don't have one? You can request one here.

Need help with our online course selector? Watch this step by step guide on our website.

Still need help? Feel free to email us at and we'll be happy to help!

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