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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.

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!


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

BCIT Pride

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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BCIT Engineering programs granted accreditation

BCIT Engineering students

BCIT’s Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering received accreditation from the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB). The CEAB was established by Engineers Canada to examine Canadian undergraduate engineering programs and accredit those that meet the profession’s high education standards. Graduates … Read more →

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Biotechnology student wins Natural Health Product Research Award

Chris Yan

Biotechnology student Chris Yan was presented the Natural Health Product Research Award at the 11th annual Natural Health Products Research Conference for his scientific poster entitled “GC/MS-Guided Terpenoid Isolation from Essential Oil of Big Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata Nutt.)” Chris has … Read more →

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Aboriginal Speaker Series wraps with visit from Grand Chief Edward John

Zaa Derik Gammel Joseph

The third annual BCIT Aboriginal Speaker Series has just concluded, having featured a range of speakers focused on the theme of “Supporting Aboriginal Students through Their Education.” The series aims to bridge cultures and create understanding by showcasing speakers that … Read more →

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