BTM Student Blog Competition- University of Alberta

IT World Canada is pleased to once again partner with the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) to host the Third National Business Technology Management (BTM) Student Competition. Teams are composed of the top 3rd

Published on: March 6th, 2019 ITACTALENT

Real-time feedback tools can help teachers in Canadian classrooms

Technology is playing a larger role in the education and in classrooms, with students using online resources and devices for everyday learning. According to statistics from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s report

Published on: August 7th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

The Business Leadership podcast: Hamza Khan of Student Life Network

Today, Edwin chats with Hamza Khan, Managing Director of Student Life Network, keynote speaker, and author. He empowers people and businesses to transform ideas into action. Hamza is also a faculty member at

Published on: July 17th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

LinkedIn releases new Tinder-like app to connect students with hot jobs

With unemployment rates for Canadian youth hovering around 13 per cent - and nearly half of those employed in part-time jobs - college and university graduates face an uphill battle when commencing their

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canada’s IT labour shortage: Challenges and opportunities

The productivity gap in Canada is widening. At the same time, the Canadian IT market is experiencing increased demand, yet has a serious forecasted labour shortage. In a research note released by IDC

Published on: July 31st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

2 surprising charts that show high school students don’t read BuzzFeed as much as you think

The attempts of an older generation to understand the way younger people use technology is often a fruitless and confounding exercise, but thanks to a fairly comprehensive survey conducted by Niche of 7,000 high

Published on: June 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

TalentEgg Challenges helps firms find recruitment prospects

Employers looking for a way to recruit the best students coming out of college and university might want to get cracking with TalentEgg Challenges. Toronto-based firm TalentEgg Inc. specializes on connecting post-secondary school

Published on: February 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

New contest gets students to harness data

Communitech's Database program and Students Offering Support, a charity for students, are launching a new competition for university students to rise to a challenge by leveraging big data - with a grand prize

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Candice So

Staples ‘back to school’ survey touches on tech trends

It's that time of the year when students begin their academic activities. When we talk about school, we cannot ignore school supplies and technology. Staples conducted a detailed survey on back to school

Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Toronto startup Top Hat’s software boosts student participation

Dr. Ian Hunt teaches two courses with about 200 students in each class. In the past, the University of Calgary chemistry instructor says, “there were one or two students who would be always

Published on: June 4th, 2013 Grant Buckler

Toronto’s OCAD University launches new paid digital internships

Toronto-based OCAD University has announced a new paid internship program to give students and graduates in its digital programs more opportunities for real world learning beyond the classroom. The program will offer six-month

Published on: October 15th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup career fairs target firms trawling for tech talent

The University of Toronto is holding its first startup job fair for students and grads of tech related faculties. The Startup Career Expo is slated forOct. 11 at U of T's Hart Houseand organized

Published on: August 15th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canadian undergraduate students challenged to spread ‘tech fever’

Canadian undergraduate students are being challenged to turn as many of their peers into tech nerds as possible by the Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference (CUTC).In a contest started Aug. 1, the CUTC asks

Published on: August 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone – a different kind of incubator

Ryerson University stands for encouraging great ideas and entrepreneurial spirit. So, it was no surprise that when students approached Ryerson President Sheldon Levy in 2009 asking for support for their innovative business concepts,

Published on: June 14th, 2012 Lauren Clegg