50 Years of BCIT

50 Years of BCIT

bennetOn October 5, 1964, Premier W.A.C. Bennett officially opened the British Columbia Institute of Technology. To mark our 50th anniversary, we are organizing various events and projects over the year designed to honour our past, celebrate our present, and imagine our future.

A 50 Year Timeline

50th Images

News & Event Recaps

Recent updates and event recaps for BCIT's 50th Anniversary celebrations.
Vintage BCIT calendar from 1950

Restoring the Past

Painstakingly restored by BCIT archivist Cindy McLellan, this vintage calendar offers a glimpse into BCIT students’ life in 1985. The calendar was found alongside the 1984 time capsule. The original articles can be seen by...

partners in profit photo

High Praise for “Partners in Profit”

One of the goals for BCIT’s 50th anniversary is to use this milestone year to showcase the depth and breadth of services we offer, and our unique role in post-secondary education. That was the main...


BCIT’s 50th Anniversary Gala A Sold-out Success!

Thirteen hundred guests flocked to the Vancouver Convention Centre the evening of October 6 to mark BCIT’s fiftieth anniversary at a very special fundraising gala. Notable local personalities; key business, political, and industry leaders; public...

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