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Are you ready for a career in IT? ICTC forecasts 88,000 new jobs in Ontario by 2021

Are you ready for a career in IT? ICTC forecasts 88,000 new jobs in Ontario by 2021

The demand for IT professionals continues to rise, according to the latest report “Navigating the Digital Shift – Outlook 2021” from the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC). Of a potential 216,000 new ICT jobs across Canada by 2021, 88,000 are projected for Ontario. This new era of industrialization is fuelled by peer-to-peer consumerism and […]

ITEC welcomes Professor Manar Jammal

ITEC welcomes Professor Manar Jammal

The School of Information Technology is pleased to welcome Professor Manar Jammal to the department. Professor Jammal specializes in the study of distributed systems, cloud computing, machine learning, and network automation. “We are very fortunate to have Professor Jammal,” said Sotirios Liaskos, director of the School of Information Technology. “She brings a strong expertise in the […]

Imran Abdulselam alongside Professor Stephen Chen among 2019 DARE recipients

Imran Abdulselam alongside Professor Stephen Chen among 2019 DARE recipients

The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) celebrated the second year of the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE), a program that provides undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in research directly supervised by professors. This year, 40 student researchers received the DARE award, which includes $5,000 in funding to work collaboratively with […]

York IT research program will prepare students for smart infrastructure sector and more

York IT research program will prepare students for smart infrastructure sector and more

  A new program at York University will train students in leading technologies that enable almost anything with an embedded sensor – from the smallest personal accessory to the largest city infrastructure – to connect to the Internet. Professor Marin Litoiu The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council today announced $1.65 million in funding for […]

IBM Donates IaaS to Support Systems Administration Course

IBM Donates IaaS to Support Systems Administration Course

IBM offers Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) of $10K value to support new Systems Administration course. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a form of cloud computing where a vendor provides users with access to computing resources such as servers, storage, and networking. Organizations use their own platforms and applications within a service provider's infrastructure, without the need […]

Research Information Session: ITEC4000, NSERC USRA and MAIST (Nov. 13th, 5:30pm, 2027 DB)

Research Information Session: ITEC4000, NSERC USRA and MAIST (Nov. 13th, 5:30pm, 2027 DB)

Research Information Session: Independent Project, NSERC USRA and MAIST Date and Time: Monday, November 13th, 5:30pm - 6:30pm Place: 2027 DB The School of Information Technology is holding an Information Session on research opportunities for undergraduate students. Topics will include: * Independent Research Projects (ITEC4000) * NSERC USRA projects * MAIST, the Graduate Program of […]

Information Technology graduates Continue to Enjoy Some of the Highest Employment Rates: Report

Information Technology graduates Continue to Enjoy Some of the Highest Employment Rates: Report

Information Technology and Engineering among the Highest Employment Rates Although most degrees held by adults are in business, administration or law, it is STEM-related fields (which include Information Technology) that enjoy a higher employment rate, according to a recent OECD Report In particular, while 4% of adults hold degrees in ICT, they can expect 7% […]

The School of Information Technology becomes an Academic Member of IIBA

The School of Information Technology becomes an Academic Member of IIBA

The School of Information Technology is excited to announce that is now an Academic Member of IIBA® (International Institute of Business AnalysisTM). The IIBA Academic Membership program offers a variety of benefits to ITEC students, faculty and staff including individual IIBA membership discounts. IIBA is an excellent destination for current and aspiring Business Analysts to […]