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The University of Victoria Program Geography In Schools Program is Helping to Promote Geography

Something we have heard a lot over the past few years is how important geography is and how most education departments are not providing adequate geography skills for students. A lot of talk but not much action …

The Geography in Schools program, offered by the University of Victoria (UVic ) was started to help engage high school students with the Geography Department so that they could see the endless opportunities that studying geography offers.

Way to go UVic Geography Department! Included below is some information on the UVic Geography in Schools program …

Canadian Geographic Education Programs:

The ever evolving Canadian Geomatics Industry has lead to increased demands for specialized GIS training, and Canada remains to be leaders in geographic education providers.

The Canadian GIS Education Programs section covers all GIS programs offered in Canada; find information about University Programs, College Programs and Online GIS Programs with program details, videos, links, student reviews and much more … (If you know of a program that has not yet been included then let us know, so we can include it).

Below are a few of the Education Programs listed in the Canadian GIS Education Programs section  …

York University - Vari Hall

York University - GIS and Remote Sensing

prepares students with hands on technical training, allowing them to develop skills in areas dealing with spatial analysis, surveying, geospatial databases & cartography ...
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

The Bachelor of Applied Technology Geographic Information Systems (BGIS) program will provide you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in one of the fastest growing sectors of information technology.
University of Waterloo Geomatics Program

Trent University

Degrees with a specialization in GIS are offered either as a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science and combines human and physical geography ...
Acadia University Aerial View

Acadia University

Acadia University teamed up with COGS (Centre of Geographic Sciences) in 2005 to provide a unique joint Master of Science in Applied Geomatics program ...
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

Made up of a from a variety of cartography, GIS & remote sensing courses providing students with real world opportunities to apply skills & knowledge ...
Dalhousie University Certificate in Geographic Information Science

Dalhousie University

The Geographic Information Science Certificate program provides training and hands on experience in GIS as part of an undergraduate degree program ...
University of Waterloo Geomatics Program

University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo Diploma of Excellence in Geographic Information Systems is available to any student who completes specific geography courses ...
Ryerson University

Ryerson University

Ryerson University offers a number of various options to people who want to pursue a Geomatics career with several program options ...
Selkirk College

Selkirk College GIS

Students that complete the Selkirk College GIS programs leave with the knowledge and skills sets that allow them to become experts in GIS ...
McMaster University

McMaster University

McMaster University emphasizes the development of a strong working knowledge of current ESRI GIS software & builds real world expertise and skills using state of the art desktop GIS tools ...