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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.

Gene Haas Foundation funds CNC scholarship

Gene Haas donation

BCIT gratefully accepted $25,000 (USD) in scholarship funding from the Gene Haas Foundation September 15 for distribution to students that are studying in the CNC Machinist Technician and Machinist Foundation programs. The Gene Haas Foundation formed in 1999 to fund the needs of the … Read more →

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BCIT and United Way announce partnership to award academic credits for volunteer time and training

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BURNABY, BC The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and United Way of the Lower Mainland are pleased to announce an innovative partnership that will award participants in the United Way’s Campaign Associate Program academic credit for hours worked, volunteer time … Read more →

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Government of Canada investment establishes trades training program

WD announcement July 24

NEWS RELEASE July 24, 2015 – Delta, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta – Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, … Read more →

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BCIT welcomes Nancy Armitage as Director, Alumni Relations

Nancy Armitage

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is pleased to welcome Nancy Armitage as Director, Alumni Relations. Prior to joining BCIT, Nancy held the position of Manager, Alumni Engagement at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). In her leadership … Read more →

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Co-op Grants for Small Tech Companies and Entrepreneurs

BCIT’s Centre for Workplace Education is pleased to inform co-op employers of the BC Tech Co-op Grants Program for small technology firms available through the Ministry of Technology Innovation and Citizen Services. The grant is available to eligible employers employing co-op … Read more →

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June 2015 Convocation photos and video

Convocation 2015

BCIT’s five June Convocation ceremonies took place June 17-19, 2015. Over 6,000 students became official BCIT graduates during this time, joining the ranks of over 160,000 BCIT grads already making a difference within our province and beyond. Here are the … Read more →

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BCIT SEMAC Program Celebrates Five Years of Success

SEMAC

Since the launch of BCIT’s Sustainable Energy Management Advanced Certificate (SEMAC) program five years ago, energy management needs within the Province of British Columbia have evolved significantly – and BCIT has continually adapted the program to meet industry and human … Read more →

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BC Institute of Technology launches Centre for Large Format Imaging

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Graphics industry partners with BCIT to meet growth in large-format imaging sector A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the official launch of the Centre for Large Format Imaging at the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s Burnaby campus May 20. Offering hands-on education … Read more →

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