It has been announced through a press release, that the University of Canada also known as the University of British Columbia is providing a blockchain and a distributed ledger technology training program for the students of masters and Ph.D. The sole focus of the program will be covering the areas beneficial to the public, which will include clean energy, health, and wellness of the society, technology, and the issues of the aborigines.
This training program has been designed to blur the chasm of incompatibility between the general mass and blockchain technology. It has been reported earlier that Kraken, a US-based cryptocurrency exchange, found flaws persisting in the Canadian Securities Administrators and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organisation’s proposed regulatory framework on cryptocurrencies.
The University plans to train at least 139 students over a period of six years. The graduates shall be adept in evaluating the blockchain solutions along with identifying the opportunities for the implementation of the technology. The University also promises to provide internships through this program which will subject the students to a monumental exposure and mount up to their experience so that they can implement their skills and knowledge of blockchain technology correctly.
The University’s Tryst with Crypto
It has also been reported in an interview that earlier this particular University had established a very ambitious club in the year 2014. It aimed to create an ambiance where subjects associated with bitcoin could be studied at length, and the proper knowledge of it could be nurtured. Apart from engagement the club aimed at advocacy and adoption. The idea of training people about the functioning of bitcoin and the blockchain technology in its entirety is a significant move and contribution in the field of digital money. The training period will distill out the prejudices people generally cultivate in them regarding blockchain.