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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 student aims to end homelessness with #shower2empower


BCIT student Rheanna Neil is hoping a hashtag can change a life. The first-year Radio Arts and Entertainment student has taken to the streets—and social media—to help end homelessness. After a class discussion sparked an interest, Rheanna got the idea … Read more →

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BCIT President Kathy Kinloch profiled in Vancouver Sun

Kathy Kinloch speaks at the Vancouver Board of Trade. Photo: Wayne Leidenfrost , Vancouver Sun

BCIT President Kathy Kinloch was featured in the front section of the Vancouver Sun Friday, January 2. The profile piece covers Kathy’s career successes—from reorganizing the province’s health authorities to refreshing Vancouver Community College—and describes her ability to think “broad … Read more →

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IEEE Vancouver Kinect and Structure Sensor Hackathon


The IEEE Vancouver Kinect and Structure Sensor Hackathon saw teams of students and faculty compete to create an application or tool using the Kinect for Windows v2, Structure Sensor, or both. Hosted by the IEEE Vancouver Joint Computing Chapter and … Read more →

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Six teams qualify for Westerns at BCIT Engineering Competition


Thirteen teams of engineering students battled it out at the BCIT Engineering Competition last month in order to secure a coveted spot at the Western Engineering Competition. 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the Western Engineering Competition, or WEC, which … Read more →

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Congrats, Intramural winners!


Winners have emerged after a two-week-long playoff battle in the BCIT Intramural League. The Intramural Championship Weekend (concluding November 29) saw the two remaining co-ed volleyball, 3v3 basketball, floor hockey, dodgeball, and futsal teams competing for top prize. The following … Read more →

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New BCIT program provides specialized training for shipbuilding

Marine Fitter students, BCIT faculty, members of BCIT's leadership team, and guests at the launch of the Marine Fitter program.

Intensive course a response to the need for skilled labour in shipbuilding FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 27, 2014 BURNABY, BC: Students across British Columbia who want to pursue a career in the shipbuilding industry can now choose a specialized skills … Read more →

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James Cai appointed associate dean, School of Construction and the Environment

James Cai

BCIT is pleased to announce the appointment of James Cai to the position of associate dean, Industrial Construction in the School of Construction and the Environment effective December 10, 2014. James brings vast experience and knowledge to this position, including 17 … Read more →

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Minerva Foundation honours Dr. Jennie Moore for community leadership

Jennie Moore

The Minerva Foundation honoured BCIT’s Dr. Jennie Moore, director of Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship, for her impact in the energy industry. Jennie received the Community Leader in Small-Scale Production Award at the Women In™ Energy awards luncheon, held yesterday … Read more →

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