Entrepreneurs and businesses around the world are increasingly competing for talent that’s educated, skilled in niche areas and globally minded. Many companies are drawn to Vancouver for this very reason. The city’s outstanding career opportunities, exceptional brand, quality and affordability of education and immigration processes attract some of the world’s best and brightest. This includes emerging business leaders and more than 60,000 international students who choose BC each year, recently ranked as having the third-best education system in the world.
Companies are drawn for talent that’s educated, skilled in niche areas and globally minded
The greater region includes more than a dozen other outstanding institutions that collectively complement teaching and research expertise with strong international linkages and a willingness to collaborate with business. This dynamic environment fosters spinoff companies, startup incubation, technology licencing and commercialization.