Emily Carr University unveils design for Great Northern Way campus

MARSHA LEDERMAN | VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail | Published Wednesday, Apr. 08 2015, 9:29 PM EDT The plan is to create a flexible, futuristic and collaborative experience for Emily Carr’s students, and a space that will serve as a crossroads between East Vancouver and the rest of the city, as well as the university and the public – and become a catalyst in reshaping the area known as The Flats.  Read more…..  

Government of Canada Supports Innovation in British Columbia’s Aquaculture Industry

April 8, 2015 – Nanaimo, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced funding of $667,000 to Vancouver Island University (VIU) to support a project that will enable them to purchase equipment and undertake a comparative analysis of new technologies in shellfish farming. With this funding, VIU is proposing to advance shellfish hatchery design by integrating the latest technological developments into an operating hatchery at its Deep Bay … Continued

BCAIU Data Analysis & Stories 2013-2014

This report uses data to enhance our understanding of the students that attend a group of seven public post-secondary institutions in BC that are represented by the BC Association of Institutes and Universities (BCAIU). The data for this report were provided by the Ministry of Advanced Education and sourced from the Central Data Warehouse (CDW). Data were provided in the form of an Excel pivot table, which supports the development of profiles of the BCAIU student population on a variety of … Continued

JIBC charts a new strategic direction

Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) has launched its new Strategic Plan that will guide the Institute over the next five years. To realize JIBC’s revised vision and mission, the plan outlines the Institute’s four strategic priorities over the next five years: Be relevant and impactful. Increase engagement and awareness. Create exceptional environments. Be effective and accountable Read more…..

New Master of GIS Applications Program Approved for VIU

Students can now map their futures in a growing in-demand field through Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) newest master’s program. VIU has received approval from BC’s Ministry of Advanced Education and the provincial Degree Quality Assessment Board to offer a two-year Master of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications program starting in September 2015.  Read more…..  

UFV School of Business brings home the gold

Four UFV School of Business students travelled to Kelowna with faculty advisor Kevin deWolde, to participate in the Western Canada Business Simulation Competition. The team won the gold and several top individual awards, including top VP HR award, top CEO award, and top VP Marketing award.  Read more….

Kwantlen Polytechic University seeks a new Vice President, Finance and Administration

With a broad mandate focusing on access, academic and work-ready education as well as innovation & scholarship, KPU seeks a new Vice-President Finance and Administration (VPFA) who will help shape the institution during a period of dynamic growth and change. Your vision and leadership are needed to work effectively with a team of senior administrators and our multi-campus communities.  The portfolio includes the functions of Finance and Procurement Services, Human Resource Services, Information and Educational Technology, Security and Emergency Planning, … Continued

Harper Government Seeks to Increase Training Opportunities in Partnership with the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

February 10, 2015 – Merritt, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT), Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan—Coquihalla, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced over $1.75 million in funding to support training for skilled trades. This investment, provided through the Western Diversification Program, will be used by NVIT to purchase a mobile trailer used to deliver the Bridging to Trades program in Aboriginal … Continued

Emily Carr University and Applied Arts Partners complete financial close

Emily Carr University and Applied Arts Partners complete financial close and move toward the final stages before groundbreaking and the building of a new campus for Emily Carr University. VANCOUVER – The construction of a new home for Emily Carr University of Art + Design took another step forward yesterday, with the signing of a contract between Emily Carr University and Applied Arts Partners.  Read more…