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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.

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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BCIT co-op students set to sail the world

North Ocean 102

Want to see the world? Consider a career in Marine. As three cadets from BCIT’s Nautical Sciences program are discovering, the industry can certainly take you places. Deck cadets Robert Mackin-Lang, Nicholas Williamson, and Matthew Mansley are currently in Singapore … Read more →

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Keeping BC’s lights on is rewarding work for Civil Engineering grad

Trevor Scott

“Keeping the lights on” is how Trevor Scott, BCIT Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering graduate, describes his role as a Civil Engineer at BC Hydro. An avid mountain biker, Scott enjoys the opportunity to be among nature while helping … Read more →

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Radio Arts and Entertainment students answer Variety’s call

Telethon

Four Radio Arts and Entertainment students plus assistant instructor Brian Wiebe volunteered at the recent Variety Show of Hearts Telethon. The BCIT students and staff member answered calls with pledges totaling more than $7,900. The telethon overall raised over $6.6 … Read more →

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Engineering solutions for real-world problems

Peter Zielke

“I chose BCIT because the schooling is focused on learning the things you are going to need on the job site,” says Peter Zielke, BCIT Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering graduate. “There is a lot of material that you … Read more →

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Award-winning instructor gets students plugged in to philanthropy

Don Zaklan

Unlike most BCIT faculty, BCIT instructor Don Zaklan doesn’t teach at one of BCIT’s main campuses, nor does he teach post-secondary students. Instead, he trains high-school students in a unique electrical pre-apprenticeship program at Princess Margaret Secondary School in Surrey, … Read more →

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BCIT students and staff dress for energy-saving success

sweater day

As temperatures in British Columbia plummeted, hundreds of BCIT students, staff, and faculty donned sweaters, cowls, and Cowichan cardigans in support of World Wildlife Fund Canada’s National Sweater Day. Wearing a sweater and turning down the heat is a way … Read more →

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