Author Archives: Andrea Bellamy

Andrea Bellamy

About Andrea Bellamy

Managing editor of the BCIT Update blog, Andrea is also an award-winning writer and published author. She works in Marketing and Communications for BCIT.

BCIT is turning 50!

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50 years ago, on October 5, 1964, Premier WAC Bennett officially opened the doors to the British Columbia Institute of Technology. We’ll be celebrating this milestone all year long with special events, campus legacy projects, and even a commemorative logo. … Read more →

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Understanding the science behind food and cooking

Andrew Chen

With several years under his belt working in the global food industry, Andrew Chen returned to Vancouver to enrol in BCIT’s Food Technology program. With the goal of gaining an understanding of the science behind food and cooking, Andrew undertook … Read more →

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Security System Technician students use campus as a living lab

Security System Technician Students

Security System Technician Instructor Talin Verigin is working with students to install security cameras in the Electrical Trades’ new Renewable Energy Lab, in SE1 on the Burnaby Campus. A need for maintaining and improving visual surveillance equipment within the building … Read more →

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International students get taste of BCIT at summer school

Graduation day at Aerospace Technology Campus for Aviation groups

Ninety-four international students from eight BCIT partner institutions—in France, Japan, China, South Korea, and Taiwan—got the full BCIT experience after joining a special summer school program organized by BCIT International. BCIT’s international summer programs offer technical English along with subject … Read more →

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Welcome to BCIT!

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Whether it’s welcome back or welcome for the first time, you’re welcome at BCIT. We hope you enjoy every minute of your time here. To get the school year off to a great start, you might want to read our … Read more →

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Student evaluates crop as potential natural health product

Christina Ng

Christina Ng, a first-year student in BCIT’s Food Technology program is doing preliminary investigations on a high-value Canadian food crop to test the possibility of developing the crop as a novel natural health product. SMK Farm and Herbal Research approached … Read more →

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Students team up to create digital solutions for healthcare challenges

A BCIT student presents her final project at Hacking Health

Healthcare workers may have a deep understanding of the procedures and systems in their profession, but most don’t have the technical skills required to develop new applications that could improve those systems. Enter Hacking Health, an event designed to improve … Read more →

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Making BCIT history at the Vancouver Pride Parade

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BCIT has pride! That’s the message from organizers of BCIT’s first collective entry into the Vancouver Pride Parade. August 3, for the first time ever as a collective, BCIT marched in the annual Vancouver Pride Parade. Evolution Radio has participated … Read more →

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