Canadian universities are focusing more and more attention on Bitcoin, as they see the benefits and potential of not just using it as a currency, but also supporting the underlying technology. Simon Fraser University in Canada now lets their students use Bitcoin to pay for textbooks, and no less than three Bitcoin ATM’s have been installed on the campus grounds.
SFU Embraces Bitcoin
Attending university in the US and Canada is rather expensive, and the additional costs of textbooks make it only more challenging to make ends meet from a financial point of view. Granted, there are student loans to lessen the burden, but that doesn’t mean there are no other viable solutions to make life a bit easier.