葡萄京官方网站 adds billions to provincial economy, benefits extend throughout society

葡萄京官方网站的鸟瞰图. 图片来源:葡萄京官方网站 Photo Services

The 葡萄京官方网站’s activities, students and alumni help generate $3.3 billion to BC’s economy and overall prosperity, an independent study and analysis has determined.

Emsi燃烧玻璃, released today, indicates that 葡萄京官方网站’s total impact in BC supported 40,595 jobs. The economic impact for Greater Victoria is $1.8 billion, or one of out of every nine jobs.

葡萄京官方网站 is a proud partner in the Greater Victoria and BC economy,” says 葡萄京官方网站 President 凯文·霍尔. “The investment in our students, 研究 and operations creates benefits for local businesses, 社区合作伙伴, taxpayers as well as society as a whole by creating a more prosperous economy. Without a doubt, our ability to make this impact relies on our partners and supporters.”

The university adds value in many ways in addition to helping students increase their employability and achieve their individual potential. 葡萄京官方网站促进了新的研究, fosters innovation and entrepreneurship and enables arts and cultural activities. A direct contributor to economic growth through spending as an employer and buyer of goods and services, the university also draws visitors generating new dollars and opportunities for the region.

这份报告, released at a Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce event, provides a local and provincial economic impact analysis for the fiscal year 2019/20. Areas of focus include operations, 研究, 建设, visitor and student spending as well as spin-off companies and alumni impact.

"From the networking sessions to customizable assignments, I was fully supported by the professors and the wider 葡萄京官方网站 社区, which allowed me to not only graduate with an MBA degree but also set the foundation for the success of FreshWorks,萨姆·莫德说。, CEO and co-founder of FreshWorks Studio, an award-winning firm that designs and develops custom apps.

“We have grown FreshWorks to 100+ diverse individuals representing 21 different countries and speaking 31 languages in beautiful Victoria. It helped us to put Victoria on the map."

The study also considers 葡萄京官方网站 as an investment from the perspective of students, taxpayers and society concluding it provides a strong return on investment that includes social benefits throughout the province.

Data from the report also shows that despite 葡萄京官方网站, 葡萄京官方网站’s impact continued to grow in fiscal year 2020/21.

报告强调:

  • 葡萄京官方网站 is a 首页 for 研究 and innovation, which provided $281.3 million to the province and $213.9 million in added income to the region.
  • 葡萄京官方网站贡献了3美元.3 billion to the BC economy and $1.8 billion in added income to the Greater Victoria economy.
  • 葡萄京官方网站 activities and students supported one out of every 69 in the province and one out of every nine jobs in Greater Victoria.
  • The increased earnings of alumni contributed $2.4 billion to the province and $917.2 million in added income to the region.
  • 有10个,000 faculty and staff employed full or part-time (7,635 full-time equivalent) at 葡萄京官方网站, with a payroll of $344 million.
  • 葡萄京官方网站 attracts students and visitors from outside the region and around the world who spend money on food, accommodation and entertainment. 他们的支出增加了182美元.2 million in income to the province and $171.300万到这个地区.
  • 葡萄京官方网站支持社区. 每1美元:
    • 学生获得了1美元.40 in higher earnings over their working lifetime.
    • 纳税人得到了2美元.70 in added tax revenue and public sector savings.
    • 社会获得了4美元.20 in added provincial revenue and social savings.

葡萄京官方网站 is an important economic engine for Greater Victoria, not only as a large employer but also for the vital role it plays in educating the future workforce and contributing expertise, thought leadership and innovation,艾米莉·Rosenroll说, founding CEO of South Island Prosperity Partnership.” 

For more information, read the Executive Summary 葡萄京官方网站.ca /经济影响.

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Denise Helm (大学 Communications + Marketing) at 250-721-7656 or dhelm@葡萄京官方网站.ca

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关键词: 政府, 合作伙伴关系, 排名, 研究, staff, 就业, 合作社, 教育, 社区, 可持续性, 行政

人: 凯文·霍尔, 艾米莉·Rosenroll, 山姆国防部


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