Apr 6, 2023
Go Figure: How education is changing in B.C. and beyond
Melissa Edwards

The BCNET Connect summit will bring IT experts to Vancouver this April 25-27 to discuss higher-ed research. So we’ve rounded up a few more ways education is changing around us.

Mar 13, 2023
Growing Careers at KPU's Melville School of Business
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Melville School of Business For more than 40 years, students have been coming to Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) to kick start careers and reach long-term, higher career goals. In 2020, Marwan Abdul Rahman was looking to leverage his background in engineering toward a new career in business and global trade. But first...

Feb 17, 2023
Growth in Facility, Program & Community on the Agenda for Urban Academy
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Urban Academy The past three years have been pivotal to Urban Academy’s growth and maturation of its facility, program and student population.In September 2022, Urban Academy opened the final two floors of its purpose-built facility, and now has six floors of classrooms as well as specialized teaching and learning spaces...

Feb 7, 2023
SFU launches master's programs in cybersecurity and visual computing
By the Editors

With tech talent so hard to attract and retain in Vancouver and B.C., some companies may be rejoicing at SFU’s announcement that it will start offering master’s programs in cybersecurity and visual computing this fall. The two programs are fairly novel in their...

Jan 18, 2023
A Place for Every Student
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + BC Independent Schools In today’s social climate, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are top of mind in nearly every realm of life, work and play, including the academic environment. Schools across BC are responding with inclusive curriculum, staff training and...

Dec 8, 2022
Leadership training in the post-pandemic world
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + University Canada West “What we are seeing is a new definition of what employees want from a leader or manager,” says Dr. Eli Sopow, who teaches Leadership and Change Management in University Canada West’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. He...

Dec 5, 2022
The Art of New Leadership
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + BC Education for Professionals When command-and-control leadership was the only leadership style people expected, things were simpler. The boss told people where to be and what to do there, and if there were any problems, they all fell back on...

Nov 29, 2022
It's a Good Thing: This new MBA program at UVic puts Indigenous reconciliation first
Matt O'Grady

In boardrooms across Canada, in any given moment there’s a discussion ongoing about this organization’s commitment to Indigenous communities or that company’s action plan for reconciliation. A lot of the initial interest—before Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission—was spurred by the...

Nov 22, 2022
5 Questions: UBC Sauder's new dean Darren Dahl shares his hopes for the university
Nathan Caddell

The obvious big one is how to leverage what we learned coming out of the pandemic, and figuring out how we build back. A lot of people got used to being at home in their jam jams, and there’s value...

Oct 24, 2022
Stratford Hall: Design Thinkers at Work
Robin Brunet

BCBusiness + Stratford Hall Students at Stratford Hall strive for excellence, confidence and service in an academically challenging, pluralistic community where everyone thrives and belongs. But that is only the beginning. Stratford Hall brings students beyond the globally minded and socially conscious...

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