Sept 9, 2021 – BHive, Brampton’s start-up incubator is pleased to see more educational opportunities coming to the city with the potential move of the University of Guelph-Humber to downtown Brampton.
“Education and innovation go hand in hand,” says Vikram Kharuna, CEO Brampton BHive . We’re excited to see an established and respected institution like the University of Guelph-Humber investigating the opportunity to relocate to Brampton.We look forward to the many potential opportunities for collaboration as we strive to meet growing demand for education, skills and business training.”
The University of Guelph-Humber is working with the City of Brampton to investigate the opportunity to relocate its existing North Toronto campus, which would see more than 5,000 students in downtown Brampton by 2025.
“Brampton is in the midst of a major transformation that is prioritizing innovation and entrepreneurship to foster jobs and technological breakthroughs. A diverse and well educated workforce is critical as we continue to position Brampton as a leader for attracting, developing and retaining new start-ups and talent,” says Kharuna . “The University of Guelph Humber would make an excellent partner in the developing Innovation District and overall Brampton ecosystem.”
The BHive is a collaboration between the City of Brampton and the Toronto Business Development Centre. The program offers incoming foreign startups all the tools and guidance they require to establish and scale their business in Canada. BHive has strategically designed services to ensure startups have everything they need to scale and grow. An integrated approach involves thoughtfully designed programs, one-to-one mentorships, and access to an entire portfolio of support services. It also will provide co-working space, mentorship and access to funding. Learn more at: thebhive.ca
Founded in 2002, the University of Guelph-Humber offers students the opportunity to achieve two credentials through four years of full-time studies, at its north Etobicoke campus. Graduates earn an honours degree from the University of Guelph and a diploma from Humber College. Through its seven undergraduate programs, the University of Guelph-Humber offers its 5,200+ full-time and part-time students a high impact education through experiential learning within a small class environment. Learn more at: guelphhumber.ca