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Textbook lesson in savings for UBC students

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:15:00 -0800

Students at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have saved over $1 million through the Open Textbook Project, which provides flexible and affordable access to higher education resources.


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Canada and B.C. invest in renewed infrastructure at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:15:00 -0800

Canadians will be better equipped for the well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow as a result of a $22-million investment in renovations to the Spruce Building at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in Surrey.


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Construction starts on new trades centre at TRU

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:45:00 -0800

Ground was officially broken to mark the start of construction for the new $30-million Industrial Training and Technology Centre at Thompson Rivers University (TRU).


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Community-based partnerships link Aboriginal students to jobs

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:00:00 -0800

The Ministry of Advanced Education is funding partnerships that connect Aboriginal students with education and training programs in their communities. These programs provide Aboriginal learners with work-ready skills such as basic computer literacy, as well as skills needed for jobs in sectors such as construction, tourism and education.


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Supporting Aboriginal students on Vancouver Island and the B.C. Coast

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:12:00 -0800

More than 180 Aboriginal learners in the Vancouver Island – B.C. Coast Region are receiving training in their communities through programs that will prepare them for jobs in sectors such as construction, forestry and eco-tourism.



Funding employment skills for Aboriginal students in Vancouver-Coast Mountain

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:09:00 -0800

More than 250 Aboriginal learners in the Vancouver- Coast Mountain Region are receiving training in their communities through programs that will prepare them for jobs such as early childhood educators and trades such as welders and cooks.



Providing community-based training for Aboriginal students in the North

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:06:00 -0800

More than 90 Aboriginal learners in Northern B.C. are receiving training in their communities through five programs that will help them prepare for jobs such as health care assistants, skilled trades people and residential building maintenance assistants.



Providing training opportunities for Aboriginal students in the Thompson-Okanagan

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:03:00 -0800

More than 200 Aboriginal learners in the Thompson-Okanagan region are receiving training in their communities through programs that provide students with employment readiness, heavy equipment operator and small business development skills.



Linking Aboriginal students in the Cariboo with in-demand training

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:00:00 -0800

More than 62 Aboriginal learners in the Cariboo Region are receiving training in their communities through four programs that will help them upgrade skills for a variety of occupations and prepare for jobs such as language support workers and translators.