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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.

President Kathy Kinloch on Putting BC to Work

Kathy Kinloch

BCIT President Kathy Kinloch spoke with CKNW’s Simi Sara April 7 as part of Putting BC to Work, a CKNW series in partnership with BCIT and the BC Business Council. The series highlights the dialogue around the economy and employment in … Read more →

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Instructor named Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Peter Levar

Architect and BCIT Instructor Peter Levar has been elected to Fellowship in the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. The honour is based on Peter’s service to the architectural profession and his deep impact on the … Read more →

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Putting BC to work

women in trades

Carmen Lawton says BCIT instructors aren’t just teachers, they’re mentors. The Welding student, who works for Seaspan, says BCIT instructors have first-hand industry experience and can give students an accurate idea of what their first job will look like. Carmen … Read more →

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Student-organized HR conference connects students with industry

HRA Conference 3

Students from the BCIT Human Resources Management program learned more about their chosen industry directly from those working in it at the second annual BCIT Human Resources Association Conference. Held March 21 at the Burnaby Campus, the conference was organized … Read more →

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Wynne Powell Tribute Dinner Raises $206,000 for BCIT Foundation

Wynne Powell tribute check

April 2, at the Hotel Vancouver, in a room full of more than 700 guests from across North America, $206,000 was raised for the BCIT Foundation as a tribute to Wynne Powell and his distinguished business career and leadership in … Read more →

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Fish, Wildlife, and Recreation students survey Stanley Park for herptile blitz

Robyn Worcester, Conservation Programs Manager at the Stanley Park Ecology Society (FWR grad and BCIT Distinguished Alumnus) and SPES volunteer searching for amphibians during Herptile Blitz.

It’s been 25 years since the last research study was conducted to determine the reptile and amphibian species residing in Stanley Park. New findings show a number of species no longer exist in the park that were there a quarter … Read more →

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How will you celebrate Earth Hour 2014?

Earth Hour Digital Logo

On Saturday, March 29, BCIT will shut off the sign that marks the entrance to BCIT’s Burnaby Campus. The darkened signage marks our support of Earth Hour, in solidarity with millions of individuals and organizations around the world. Earth Hour … Read more →

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Greening the Burnaby Campus, one wall at a time

Elevated Lab

BCIT’s Burnaby Campus is getting an environmental facelift. The Centre for Architectural Ecology, in conjunction with the School of Construction and the Environment, is building the campus’s first environmental research lab, known as the Elevated Lab. A contribution to BCIT’s Eco … Read more →

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