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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.

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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Interior Design grad’s work showcased in Province

In the living room, navy blue is used as a dominant colour on the feature wall. Jenelle Schneider photos/PNG
Photograph by: Jenelle Schneider , Vancouver Sun

BCIT grad Livia Chou credits BCIT’s full-time Interior Design program with preparing her for the short timelines and intensity involved in creating a display home for Onni Development’s new project, Northwest. Livia’s design was recently featured in The Province newspaper, along … Read more →

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BCIT Student Association hosts Technology Industry Days

Tech Industry Days

BCIT Students & Alumni – Looking for a job or your next career move? Check out the BCIT Student Association (BCITSA) Technology Industry Days: Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Time: 2pm to 4:30pm Location: Great Hall in SE2 at the … Read more →

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New equipment helps Lower Mainland trades students get skilled

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For Immediate Release: January 30, 2015 VANCOUVER – Three public post-secondary institutions in the Lower Mainland will receive a total of $1,103,048 to buy new trades training equipment that supports students entering in-demand occupations critical to the economy. British Columbia … Read more →

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Simulated baby delivered at BCIT School of Health Sciences

Susan and Eileen

Patient simulators are playing an increasingly vital role in the education of tomorrow’s healthcare professionals, and with constantly improving technology, new simulators are frequently being introduced. The School of Health Sciences recently had the opportunity to experience firsthand some of … Read more →

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BCIT welcomes launch of the Canada Apprentice Loan

Canada Apprentice Loan event 2

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces details of program during Annacis Island Campus event For immediate release: January 8, 2015 ANNACIS ISLAND, DELTA, BC: Apprentices pursuing a career in the trades may now find it easier to fund their education, thanks … Read more →

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BCIT student aims to end homelessness with #shower2empower

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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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