Jan 10, 2022
Independent Schools Rise Up
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + BC Independent Schools No one has felt the pandemic like children. From strained social interactions to routine disruptions and missing extended family members, our youngest have had to navigate a changing landscape with more than a few curveballs. For many, school has been the staple, and BC’s independent schools have been...

Nov 30, 2021
University Canada West - Empowering global leaders of tomorrow
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + University Canada West Good leadership is an indispensable resource for any organization. An effective leader not only contributes to a firm’s overall growth but can also drive innovation, create a good working environment, mentor newcomers and pave the way for the next generation of leaders. University Canada West’s ACBSP and NCMA-accredited...

Nov 25, 2021
Investing in the Future
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + KPU | Melville School of Business KPU’s Melville School of Business students, faculty and community are set to grow and thrive thanks to the Melville family’s generous donation. A recent gift to Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Melville School of Business provides more than a financial boost to the Lower Mainland-based...

Nov 23, 2021
Think Big, Live Small
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Glenlyon Norfolk School “When I think of learning outcomes for our students, it starts with learning in an environment where there are fewer distractions and where the focus is on being well rounded students and developing skills in all areas of school,” says Trevor Mannion, Director of Enrolment at Glenlyon...

Nov 22, 2021
Elevate Your Future
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Quest University WALK INTO QUEST UNIVERSITY in Squamish, BC, and you will notice right away that this is not your typical post-secondary education facility. This is a space where innovation and creative thinking live and breathe. There are no lecture...

Oct 26, 2021
Longtime Burnaby activist Mark Angelo goes back to basics with The Little Creek That Could
Nathan Caddell

Mark Angelo remembers starting work at BCIT several decades ago, in the institution’s early days, and being excited to check out Guichon Creek. The renowned rivers activist eventually chaired the school’s Rivers Institute and founded World Rivers Day—celebrated on the fourth Sunday of every September. But on that...

Oct 14, 2021
Peter Zandstra Wants to Change the Future of Medicine

BCBusiness + UBC Peter Zandstra was attracted to British Columbia from Ontario by a unique opportunity at the University of British Columbia—the opportunity to achieve the vision of a world where biology and technology work seamlessly to transform health and healthcare for everyone. When Zandstra joined UBC in 2017, he founded BC’s first and...

Sep 29, 2021
For B.C. universities and colleges, welcoming students back to the classroom comes with a few tests
Mohammed Hussain

This month marks the first time that postsecondary institutions in B.C. have opened their doors for in-person learning since the start of the pandemic. While many students and faculty members are excited to connect with each another in person, preparing...

Jul 9, 2021
30 Under 30: LeeJoo Hwang co-founded a LinkedIn for people who want to volunteer
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: LeeJoo Hwang is either lying or being overly humble when says he was “just a normal kid growing up” in Surrey’s Fraser Heights neighbourhood. In Grade 9, Hwang became super invested in the PC video game League of...

Jul 8, 2021
Home Away from Home at One of BC's Top IB Schools
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Glenlyon Norfolk Realize your potential. Change the world. For more than 100 years, Victoria’s Glenlyon Norfolk School (GNS) has been challenging and supporting students to live these words through truth and courage in learning and in life. GNS has a long history of offering the full continuum of IB programs...

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