La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Oct. 10, 2023 (Globe Newswire) — Following its transformation and significant enrollment growth, Northlands University is innovating with the launch of the Northlands University Metaverse Campus. We are demonstrating leadership in these initiatives. It is one of the few universities in Canada that has established a full campus presence in the Metaverse. This achievement heralds a new era of transformative learning tools as we not only reduce our environmental footprint, but also continue to push the boundaries of education and technology integration across northern Saskatchewan. .
This type of metaverse campus environment builds community, open geographic boundaries, and the collapse of time. This allows learners from different time zones and those working on experiential “face-to-face” lectures to participate in recorded virtual lectures. my time.
Carsten Henriksen, President and CEO of Northlands University, acknowledged the importance of these significant developments. “The launch of our campus in the Metaverse is not just a milestone for Northlands University, but an opportunity for community members across Northern Saskatchewan to learn, grow and excel in the field of Industry 4.0,” he said. “These efforts represent our commitment.” ”
As northern Saskatchewan’s economy grows and diversifies, interest in skills training increases, making digital skills essential for northerners to access new employment opportunities. The university’s new Metaverse Campus can not only help develop these skills, but also enhance the learning experience in virtual classrooms within the Metaverse Campus. Students have expressed excitement about new technology and expect to be more immersed in using the Metaverse for things like networking. Because the Metaverse has no geographic boundaries, people can interact with a wide variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures, expanding their indigenous networks.
About Northlands University
Northlands College is Saskatchewan’s Northern College, dedicated to empowering learners and fostering innovation. As a leading educational institution in northern Saskatchewan, we are committed to providing diverse academic opportunities in flexible learning, academic research, health and wellness, technology and trades.
Valerie Harding (Media/PR)
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