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Thinking of going back to school? Make a financial plan first, experts say

Thinking of going back to school? Make a financial plan first, experts say

Going back to school can be a great way to accelerate your career, whether it’s getting a master’s degree or taking a certificate program to add more skills to your repertoire.
Carey Price to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from UNBC

Carey Price to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from UNBC

Carey Price, a world-renowned goaltender, role model for Indigenous youth, and philanthropist, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Northern British Columbia during the 2024 Convocation ceremony at the Prince George
Patricia Coppard: Working remotely is the horse that got out of the barn

Patricia Coppard: Working remotely is the horse that got out of the barn

If we’re going to lure people back to the office, we better talk up the benefits: people to chat with that you’re not related to and someone else cleaning the bathroom
'Critical juncture' in B.C.'s teacher shortage, union calls for action and retention

'Critical juncture' in B.C.'s teacher shortage, union calls for action and retention

Three new commercials are being released to raise attention to B.C.'s 'dire' teacher shortage.
CapU opens successful Indigenous filmmaking program to new students

CapU opens successful Indigenous filmmaking program to new students

Program lead Doreen Manuel hopes to combat under-representation in the industry and lack of opportunity for Indigenous filmmakers with the online course
Interior universities TRU, UBCO, UNBC extend research coalition another 5 years

Interior universities TRU, UBCO, UNBC extend research coalition another 5 years

$8M already secured for research on disaster prevention, rural aging and more
Soft skills, preparation can help new graduates land jobs, experts say

Soft skills, preparation can help new graduates land jobs, experts say

TORONTO — Landing a job isn't as easy as it was a few years ago, especially for younger Canadians, as the labour market continues to loosen.
'Everybody is exhausted': UVic unions speak out against budget cuts

'Everybody is exhausted': UVic unions speak out against budget cuts

A letter presented to Post-Secondary Education Minister Lisa Beare expressed concern about an estimated $13-million operating-budget cut that could see more than 100 positions eliminated
Trudeau visits UVic to tout funding for science, supports for students

Trudeau visits UVic to tout funding for science, supports for students

The prime minister toured the University of Victoria’s CanAssist wing of the CARSA building to hear from science and engineering students and faculty about their research.
Vancouver Community College honours land for new innovation centre with ground blessing ceremony

Vancouver Community College honours land for new innovation centre with ground blessing ceremony

The ground blessing ceremony honours the land that the college's new Centre for Clean Energy and Automotive Innovation will be built on, with the centre being the catalyst for VCC's larger Campus Plan.