Ron Burnett likes to say how Emily Carr “kicks above its weight.” It may sound like uncommon talk from a president of an art school. Yet, Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver is a key focal point for one of British Columbia’s strongest and fastest growing sectors, its creative industries. And now, with Emily Carr’s move in 2017 from Granville Island to a new campus a few kilometres away in the False Creek Flats neighbourhood, lying just south by … Continued
This analysis focuses on students who were registered in first-year studies1 at a BCAIU institution in the 2013-14 academic year after graduating from a B.C. high school in one of the preceding three years. Recent High School Graduates Enrolled at BCAIU Institutions In First Year Studies, 2013-14
Criminal and Social Justice Diploma graduates from Okanagan College will be able to continue their studies into JIBC’s Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies starting in September 2016. Read more…..
Fulbright Canada, one of the most prestigious scholarship programs in the world, has chosen Vancouver Island University (VIU) to be the home of their newest research Chair, the Visiting Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies. Fulbright Canada chose VIU because of the leadership role the University has taken in building relationships with First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities and supporting Aboriginal education. See more…….
Life has come full circle for Jordanna Southall, who graduated in June from Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program. One of the first students to enroll at VIU under the Youth in Care Tuition Waiver program nearly two years ago, Southall has secured a job as a child protection officer with the Ministry of Children and Family Development in Campbell River, BC. – See more
Researchers at the University of the Fraser Valley believe drones may finally silence the cannons that boom throughout the summer on blueberry farms. Professor Tom Baumann and his team are reprogramming helicopter-like UAVs — properly known as unmanned aerial vehicles — to fly preset patterns over ripening blueberries in the hope they will scare way the birds that feast on farmers’ fruit and kill their profits. Read more….
The BCIT School of Business has been granted initial accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Board of Commissioners. The accreditation helps validate BCIT as having an advanced post-secondary business program. Read more…..
Emily Carr University of Art + Design is pleased to announce the launch of our first Kadenze program. Launching today, Kadenze brings to life an online learning platform purpose-built for the arts and creative technologies. Kadenze pairs world-class instructors with a digital platform specifically created to support an online arts-based curriculum. Read more…..
Over the course of three inspirational days, local teens living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) participated in a unique greenskeeper training course at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Langley campus. Formed in collaboration with the Surrey School District, Eaglequest Coyote Creek Golf Course and Quilchena Golf & Country Club, the training was custom-designed and organized by KPU turfgrass management instructor Stan Kazymerchyk to address the special learning needs of the participating students, while giving them the industry skills needed to … Continued