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Lifelong Learning Institute

Lifelong Learning Institute

Enjoy the fun and benefits of attending college—for free!

Westminster-Canterbury has partnered with Virginia Wesleyan University to bring a new wave of intellectual fulfillment to our beachfront Life Plan community. The Westminster-Canterbury Lifelong Learning Institute offers classes and activities at both Virginia Wesleyan’s campus and Westminster-Canterbury.

On the VWU campus:

Residents can audit all undergraduate classes and lectures, including:

  • Art
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Popular Culture
  • Religion
  • and more

Residents may also attend concerts, plays, lectures and sporting events at Virginia Wesleyan—at no charge. (Note: Post-season NCAA tournament games require admission fees.)

On our campus:

Sixty-four fascinating mini-courses will be offered each year at Westminster-Canterbury, coordinated by Virginia Wesleyan professor Dr. Ben Fraser, the Westminster-Canterbury Fellow for Religious Studies and Lifelong Learning. Course topics include history, art, political science, religious studies, culture and journalism, among others. In addition, residents may attend Interfaith Dialogues on a variety of current topics, as well as field trips to local museums accompanied by timely discussions.

Click here to view course details.

Request more information or call us today at 800-753-2918.

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