Community and Professional Education (CAPE) is a collective at Renison University College offering continuing education programs, courses, and events in the areas of language, culture, and spirituality to all in the community. Living out its vision to engage lifelong learners and foster the capacity for inclusivity and intercultural competency toward a more liveable world, CAPE offers participants:

  • high-quality continuing education experiences in a degree setting
  • learning with expert instructors
  • bridges to higher learning
  • global perspectives
  • career advancement opportunities
  • connections with diverse cultures and communities

CAPE programs include:


American Sign Language

Chinese language and culture


English Language Institute

Indigenous Studies

Japanese Language and Culture


Korean Language and Culture

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"a great resource"

"initiated a lifelong path of learning"

"truly transformative"

- past CAPE students

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