The legacy of TechBC and how it laid the foundation for SFU in Surrey

About this event

The Technical University of British Columbia (TechBC), a start-up university located in what was then Surrey Place Mall, began offering classes in 1999. At the time, some described it as the ‘MIT of the North,’ and it was certainly first-of-its-kind it in its use of technology in teaching and learning.

So what happened to TechBC and why does this matter?

The BC Liberal government closed TechBC in 2002 and its programs and staff were transferred . . .


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