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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.

If you like math and science

Diane Kennedy

It may come as a surprise to anyone who knows Diane Kennedy that her introduction to the field of engineering was anything but planned. Rather, it began with a friend’s suggestion that she become an engineer simply because she liked … Read more →

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Alumna Nancy McKinstry honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Nancy McKinstry

BCIT is would like to congratulate alumna Nancy McKinstry on receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at Business in Vancouver’s 2015 Influential Women in Business Awards. Since graduating from BCIT’s Marketing Management program, Nancy has demonstrated exceptional leadership through her professional … Read more →

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Breadfruit: from staple food crop to mosquito repellent

Caitlin Wong

After completing her second year of the joint UBC- BCIT Biotechnology’s Honours degree program this past summer, Caitlin Wong joined BCIT’s Natural Health and Food Product Research Group (NRG) as a cooperative education student. With an interest in applying the … Read more →

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BCIT supports Mayors’ Council Transportation and Transit Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2015 Burnaby­—BCIT is one of Canada’s leading polytechnic institutes and one of British Columbia’s largest post-secondary institutions. With nearly 48,000 full- and part-time students enrolled annually and 2,400 staff and faculty spread over five Lower … Read more →

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Bachelor of Civil Engineering grad builds on training received at BCIT

Nazli Azimikor

In 2009, Nazli Azimikor went down in the history books as the first Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering alumna to have pursued graduate studies after getting her Diploma of Technology in Civil Engineering at BCIT. Today, she is thriving … Read more →

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BCIT Broadcast students shine at 2015 Canada Winter Games

Broadcast - shooting links with host Philippe

Approximately 35 BCIT Broadcast students from the Broadcast and Online Journalism; Television and Video Production; and Radio Arts and Entertainment programs travelled to Prince George, BC to take part in producing programming for the 2015 Canada Winter Games from February 13th … Read more →

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Launi Skinner, CEO, First West Credit Union, to receive honorary doctorate from BCIT

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 23, 2015 On Tuesday, February 23, at 3:00 p.m. the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) will recognize Launi Skinner, Chief Executive Officer of First West Credit Union, with an Honorary Doctorate of Technology at … Read more →

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Sales centre design contest rewards Interior Design students

BCIT Interior Design students with Jim Bosa.

Appia Development, the company behind SOLO District in North Burnaby, has awarded a total of $3,000 in prizes to five BCIT Interior Design students. The developer asked students to head to their drawing boards to create plans for a two-bedroom, two-bath … Read more →

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