Post-secondary Education

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Sean Fraser arrives for question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada to allow international students to work more hours due to labour shortage

CASA: ‘This is not only a win for international students, but also for Canada’

 

Elanis is following her dream of becoming a social worker. The Youth Futures Education Fund, supported by United Way BC, helps cover expenses like food, textbooks, counselling, and transportation, allowing former youth in care to survive while focusing on their studies.

Changing lives: All youth deserve the chance to reach their potential.

Youth Futures Education Fund and United Way BC help former youth in care follow their dreams

  • Sep 19, 2022

 

Students returning to campuses across British Columbia including the University of Victoria are paying among the highest tuitions across the country with high housing costs another compounding factor. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

B.C. graduate students pay the second-highest tuitions in Canada

Annual undergraduate tuition in Canada rates rose 2.6 per cent

 

Simon Fraser University is pictured in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019. Two years after dumping their controversial Clan nickname, Simon Fraser University’s sports teams will be called the Red Leafs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Two years after dumping the Clan, Simon Fraser teams will be known as the Red Leafs

Red Leafs will debut their new look with a launch party on Thursday

Simon Fraser University is pictured in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019. Two years after dumping their controversial Clan nickname, Simon Fraser University’s sports teams will be called the Red Leafs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The Surrey Career and Post-Secondary Education Event is your opportunity to connect with employers and educational institutions.

Jumpstart your future at a career and education event just for Surrey

FREE Surrey Career and Post-Secondary Education Event is live and in-person Sept. 30

  • Aug 29, 2022
The Surrey Career and Post-Secondary Education Event is your opportunity to connect with employers and educational institutions.
University of British Columbia president and vice chancellor Santa Ono poses for a portrait following an event at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Friday, June, 13, 2016. The University of Michigan will name Ono as its new president, two sources told The Associated Press on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
University of British Columbia president and vice chancellor Santa Ono poses for a portrait following an event at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Friday, June, 13, 2016. The University of Michigan will name Ono as its new president, two sources told The Associated Press on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event July 28 – live and in-person at Planet Ice, Golden Ears Winter Club (Curling Rink)

Get a head start on a rewarding new career!

Live Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Events return to Maple Ridge on July 28

  • Jul 4, 2022
Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event July 28 – live and in-person at Planet Ice, Golden Ears Winter Club (Curling Rink)
UBC president and vice-chancellor Santa Ono speaks at an announcement for an expansion of the university’s master of physical therapy program into Surrey on June 23, 2022. The program will be in the City Centre 1 tower on the second floor (across from Surrey Memorial Hospital) where the announcement was held. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

UBC expanding physical therapy program into Surrey

First cohort to start the fall and move into the Surrey space at City Centre 1 in 2023

UBC president and vice-chancellor Santa Ono speaks at an announcement for an expansion of the university’s master of physical therapy program into Surrey on June 23, 2022. The program will be in the City Centre 1 tower on the second floor (across from Surrey Memorial Hospital) where the announcement was held. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Black Press media's Langley Career and Post-Secondary Education Event June 23 – live and in-person in the Field House at the Langley Event Centre!

Your path to a rewarding new career begins here!

Live Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Events return to the Lower Mainland June 23

  • May 30, 2022
Black Press media's Langley Career and Post-Secondary Education Event June 23 – live and in-person in the Field House at the Langley Event Centre!
An Indigenous drumming ceremony was held during Guru Nanak Institute of Global Studies news conference Tuesday (May 17) at Surrey City Hall. (Submitted photo)

Surrey launch for Guru Nanak Institute of Global Studies and its 3 online programs

‘First of its kind institution’ was founded in 2021 to commemorate Guru Nanak’s 550th anniversary

An Indigenous drumming ceremony was held during Guru Nanak Institute of Global Studies news conference Tuesday (May 17) at Surrey City Hall. (Submitted photo)
People take part in a rally calling on the federal government to expand the permanent status program to include all refugees, international students, undocumented migrants and temporary foreign workers near Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s constituency office in Montreal, Sunday, May 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Feds extend post-grad work permits for 50,000 students — but advocates say it’s not enough

International students cannot count work experience during their studies toward permanent residency

People take part in a rally calling on the federal government to expand the permanent status program to include all refugees, international students, undocumented migrants and temporary foreign workers near Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s constituency office in Montreal, Sunday, May 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Amanda Vick is part of the first graduating class of the Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria. (Photo courtesy of University of Victoria)

Students of the world’s first Indigenous law program set to graduate in B.C.

Graduates to influence areas of law such as constitutionalism, Indigenous governance

Amanda Vick is part of the first graduating class of the Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria. (Photo courtesy of University of Victoria)
Daniella Okezie poses for a portrait at a studio in Kitchener, Ont., in a Feb. 15, 2022, handout photo. Okezie is going to walk across the stage to mark the completion of her bachelor’s degree from Wilfrid Laurier University next month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Click Photography, Christine Kufske, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Universities in Canada plan in-person convocation ceremonies after lengthy hiatus

Daniella Okezie has been practising her strut. In a few weeks, the…

Daniella Okezie poses for a portrait at a studio in Kitchener, Ont., in a Feb. 15, 2022, handout photo. Okezie is going to walk across the stage to mark the completion of her bachelor’s degree from Wilfrid Laurier University next month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Click Photography, Christine Kufske, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
3D-printed world map created by the history department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, with help of Wilson School of Design. (Submitted photo)

3D-printed world map shows global coverage of Indian newspaper 100 years ago

‘We were able to quantify the newspaper’s geographic coverage,’ history instructor says

3D-printed world map created by the history department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, with help of Wilson School of Design. (Submitted photo)
Langara College in Vancouver. (Wikimedia Commons)

B.C. post-secondary students launch petitions calling for online learning

Students call for online classes and enhanced safety measures in the classroom

Langara College in Vancouver. (Wikimedia Commons)
An artist’s rendering of what UBC’s project in Surrey may look like. (Image: UBC)

COLUMN: UBC’s booming partnership with Surrey keeps getting stronger

It’s clear that residents of Surrey welcome a stronger UBC presence in their city

  • Dec 25, 2021
An artist’s rendering of what UBC’s project in Surrey may look like. (Image: UBC)
The UBC sign is pictured at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver on April 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Students concerns heard, exams will continue in-person: UBC

Spokesperson says school administration has worked closely with health officials to ensure students are safe

The UBC sign is pictured at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver on April 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Artist’s rendering of what UBC’s project in Surrey may look like. (Image: UBC)

OUR VIEW: UBC project great news for Surrey

UBC purchasing $70 million worth of prime Surrey real estate

  • Nov 3, 2021
Artist’s rendering of what UBC’s project in Surrey may look like. (Image: UBC)
Artist’s rendering of what UBC’s Surrey project may look like. (Image: UBC)

UBC has grand plans for Surrey, south of Fraser

UBC Properties Trust purchasing 135,000-sq. ft. site in Whalley for $70 million, at southeast corner of King George Boulevard and Fraser Highway

Artist’s rendering of what UBC’s Surrey project may look like. (Image: UBC)
Domestic students pursuing a degree in dentistry in Canada, including at the University of Victoria, pay on average the highest undergraduate tuition fees, while future teachers pay the lowest. (Black Press Media File)

Future teachers fork out Canada’s lowest tuitions, future dentists pay a mouthful

Drilling down into this year’s numbers shows a wide range in Canadian university fees

Domestic students pursuing a degree in dentistry in Canada, including at the University of Victoria, pay on average the highest undergraduate tuition fees, while future teachers pay the lowest. (Black Press Media File)