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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.

Mechanical Engineering student wins RESNA 2015 Student Design Competition

handcycle

Garrett Kryt, a third-year Mechanical Engineering student, was awarded the “Technology Most Likely to Become Commercially Available” prize in the 2015 Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Student Design Competition in Denver, Colorado. He was one … Read more →

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Real-time monitoring system installed at Burnaby’s Guichon Creek

Installation crew calibrating the equipment for wireless data delivery

Facilities and Campus Development and the BCIT School of Construction and the Environment have partnered to fund a new Living Lab initiative, which saw a real-time hydrometric monitoring station installed this week on Guichon Creek. The monitoring station allows for accurate … Read more →

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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

K Kinloch and M McKnight

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

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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