Author Archives: Andrea Bellamy

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.

Introducing the BCIT Alumni Association’s new 2014 Board

Alumni Board 2014 photo

The BCIT Alumni Association elected a new Board at its May 14, 2014 Annual General Meeting. Newly elected Directors for a two-year term: Andrew Murray, Melissa Billesberger, Nicola Gardner, Rashpal Ahluwalia. Appointed for a one-year term, BCIT Student Association President’s … Read more →

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BCIT student is tops in Cisco competition

Ryan Kozak

Computer Information Systems Administration student Ryan Kozak has won the US-Canada theatre finale of the Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders Competition, making him the third BCIT student to place in the top three since the competition’s inception four years ago. Brody … Read more →

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Celebrating the stars of BCIT

Retirees dinner

BCIT honoured long-serving staff and retirees at the Riverway Clubhouse in Burnaby on Thursday, May 1. The annual Staff Service Recognition and Retirement Gala Dinner honours retirees and staff who reached the 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 milestones in … Read more →

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How to thrive—not just survive—at BCIT

Tatym Schneider

Guest post by BCIT Diagnostic Medical Sonography alumna Tatym Schneider . Enrolling in BCIT was a radical life change for me. Going back to school after quitting my job was more than a little daunting. But I not only survived, … Read more →

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Television students at NAB Show

television students at NAB thumb

Every April, broadcasters from around the world take part in the largest broadcast and media trade show in North America – The National Association of Broadcasters Convention (aka NAB Show).  This year, 27 students from the Broadcast and Media Communications … Read more →

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BCIT Journalism grads honoured at RTDNA awards


Congratulations to BCIT Journalism grads and alumni who won awards at the Radio, TV and Digital News Directors’ Association (RTDNA) BC Regional awards dinner. Those honoured included Jon Streight from News1130, Jessica Gares from CKNW, Chandler Grieve of CTV Vancouver … Read more →

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Awards abound for BCIT students at the 20th Annual BC Skills Competition

Update, September 2014: BC Skills Gold Metal winner Metika Olanriksupak was named to the Top 20 under 40 in Metalworking Production & Purchasing magazine’s second annual recognition program. BCIT students earned top spots at this year’s 20th Annual BC Skills … Read more →

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Presentation Idol helps engineering students hone communication skills

It was an exciting year for the fourth annual Presentation Idol, an event which helps engineering students hone the communication skills that are key in meeting the needs of industry. A competitive first round resulted in an extremely strong field … Read more →

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