VCC and BCIT sign MOU for applied research collaboration

August 9, 2013

Vancouver Community College and the British Columbia Institute of Technology have signed an MOU to increase opportunities for collaboration and exchange of ideas around applied research projects. The agreement will provide a platform for scientific and technological innovation, and will “create greater information exchange and enhanced links between theory and practice, resulting in a more robust educational experience” for students. In May 2013, VCC was granted eligibility by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to authorize applications and administer NSERC grants, scholarships and fellowships. The MOU builds on a tripartite agreement signed earlier this year between VCC, BCIT, and Simon Fraser University to better enable and encourage student mobility between institutions. BCIT News