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Winter 2017—New Classes, Series, and a New Look!

Posted by Adriana Amelio on Nov 28, 2016 11:13:00 AM

This winter, we’re offering more than 275 classes spanning 14 categories, so you’re bound to find something to pique your interest! But, that’s not all…

Winter 2017—New Classes, Series, and a New Look!

We are thrilled to share with you our newly redesigned calendar! This calendar offers a streamlined layout for readability and clarity—go ahead and take a look inside.

With these design changes, you will discover:

  • It's easier than ever to find what you're looking for! Colour-coded navigation and a simplified layout allow you to find the course that speaks to you.
  • Class listings not only highlight the important details such as when, where and what time a class runs, but now include the number of sessions and skip dates. Working a Metro class into your schedule is now a simple and straight-forward process!
  • Bright and bold photos, including student and instructor work, that will draw your attention to classes you may not have considered before!
  • Overall a more visually enjoyable reading experience.

In addition to our long-running customer favourites, we're bringing you over 65 brand new courses to discover this winter as well as exciting new class series. 


|Tools for Better Business Writing with Rita Feutal

Need to brush up on your business-writing skills? Check out out one-day writing classes, tailored to those looking to build a valuable writing skill set for the workplace. Classes include Business Writing: Maximize Your Message, Business Writing: Communicate With Clarity and Business Writing: Polish Your Proofreading. As an added bonus, if you register for two classes you receive the third one for free. That’s just $395 for the whole series!


|Social Media for Beginners

Become acquainted with all things social media as you learn from local expert Linda Hoang! Included in this series are Twitter for Beginners, Instagram for Beginners and Facebook for Beginners. Each course offers an introductory yet in-depth look at the three biggest social media platforms out there—increase your social media literacy by taking all three for only $200!


|Holiday Favourites

Metro is highlighting some the tastiest seasonal treats with a series of cooking courses dedicated to your fave holiday. Get cooking with Baking With the Kids: Valentine’s Day Prep, Irish Food for St. Patrick’s Day and Ukrainian Easter Paska. Mmmm, so close you can almost taste them!


|Floral DIY: Weddings—with Alex Bazos

The hottest trends in bridal are at your fingertips! Bring Pinterest inspiration to life with all new classes including Flower Crowns, DIY Romantic Bridal Bouquet, and DIY Wedding Table Centerpiece. Easily fit these one-day classes into your wedding prep, you won’t regret it!


Metro is committed to bringing you the latest trends, valuable course content, and convenient class times. We hope you’ll find personal and professional enrichment with us this term!

As always, we’d love to hear from you. Let us know what you think of the new design in the comments!

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Topics: cooking, adult continuing education, winter, DIY, business, social media