Writing Programs

Student and author Heidi Cave speaks about her experiences in, "Writing Your Life's Story" along with the course's instructor, Marlene Schiwy, PhD.

Whether you are looking to begin or augment a career in writing or journalism, craft a perfect business letter or report, hone your storytelling and creative writing skills, or improve your academic writing, we offer a writing course that will meet your needs and help you find new approaches to shaping your words. Our courses in creative, professional, and academic writing will help you to reach your writing goals and craft your words into stories and communications that are powerful, moving, and memorable.

“With our writing programs, we want to support you as you put words on the page and bring them together to tell a story, share information, make a request, change a life, or achieve any of the infinite things that words can do.”

— Ramona Montagnes, Director

Courses take place at the UBC Vancouver campus in Point Grey, downtown Vancouver at UBC Robson Square, or 100% online.

Programs, courses and services include:


Writing Programs instructors bring a wealth of knowledge to their classes, as writers themselves and as experienced educators. Their expertise and enthusiasm create a learning atmosphere that is positive and constructive.