This school year, more than 440,000 students are expected to enrol in at least one course at British Columbia's 25 public post-secondary institutions - taking classes at one of 130 campuses, satellite or learning centres across the province.
In 2012, as part of the BC Skills and Training Plan, government invested $17 million to upgrade skills training equipment at public post-secondary institutions and put the latest tools in the hands of B.C. students.
It is often said that governments don't create jobs - that is the role of the private sector. But governments can indeed support innovators and B.C.'s burgeoning technology sector is a prime example. read more
From a welder working at an industrial manufacturing plant to a craftsperson who has perfected a new wood design, British Columbia's future is fuelled by the talent, experience and hard work of skilled individuals throughout the province. read more
Post-secondary education is one of the most important investments that students, their families and taxpayers can make. On this Student Day of Action, it's important to recognize how active taxpayers are in supporting B.C. students' success. read more
This week, B.C. joins countries around the world in celebrating International Education Week. B.C. has taken important new steps to build on our long standing overseas relationships and generate new ones. read more