In technology programs 2,900 spaces added by institutions post secondary B.C
To create more spots for tech programs the government of B.C. $4.4 million contributing to help institutions post-secondary. (Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)
In tech-related programs, the institutions post-secondary B.C have added 2900 spaces after that $4.4 million was announced as new funding by the provincial government.
Additional spaces has allocated for the expansion of new technology programs at lower Mainland, Kwantlen campuses, SFU, BCIT, and UBC.
As per recent news released by British Columbia University, new funding will generate undergraduates 624 spaces students at domestic and its campus for computer science, engineering programs for manufacturing and biomedical engineering.
Santa J. Ono. from UBC told, “We are grateful for this investment allows U.B.C. to educate across Canada to deepen the talent pool for biomedical researchers, software developers, data scientist, manufacturing innovators in B.C. companies and more students from B.C.
At Surrey of SFU, New funding will generate undergraduate 320 and graduate 120 spaces.
Andrew Peter the president of SFU stated that “The support specifically provided to SFU will generate a program which will help to position as a global leader for B.C. in sustainable energy and clean-tech”
Technology jobs expected in 2027
The new funding will enable the Technology Institute of British Columbia to increase space of 300 to its design program of new media and information technology of the computer.
As per the statement from Bethany Edmunds, BCIT’s associate dean in the school of academic studies and computing told that “When we talk about computing, we are talking about so much more than software development.”
“Technology it is not simply a sector and it is an important part of each and every industry – because of this BCIT takes a multidisciplinary approach to the education of technology.”
Over the next decade, the need for information system analyst, software engineers, and computer programs will grow.
In the province by 2027, the government of B.C. expects 83,000 jobs in the tech-related field.
According to recent news released from government, the overall funding provincial will result in graduates 1000 additional overall each year in the coming year 2023.