Esri Canada launches GIS Centres of Excellence in Higher Education

August 6, 2014 - UVic has been designated as one of 6 Canadian GIS Centres of Excellence by Esri, the world industry leader in GIS software. The designation is exciting news for Social Sciences Geography department who has a excellent reputation in GIS research and teaching. "We offer a geomatics concentration in geography, a joint program between CSC and Geography, and in 2015 we will formally launch a minor in Geographic Information Technology," says geography professor Trisalyn Nelson.

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