Life at BCIT: Medical Laboratory student boosts his diagnostic skills

It was the pressing need for medical laboratory technologists (MLTs) that motivated Andrew Warren to apply to the BCIT Medical Laboratory Science diploma program. Having already completed a degree in Analytical Chemistry, Andrew was working as a lab assistant at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria. “I would hear in the lab how desperate they were … Read more

Life at BCIT: How a co-op led to a career as a heavy-duty mechanic

Four days after completing her Heavy Duty Truck Technology diploma, Kaiya Greenfield, Métis Nation, started her dream job as a service technician at Inland Kenworth, a commercial truck dealership. She got to know the culture and work-life at Kenworth through a 15-week paid co-op term which was part of her curriculum. The program’s faster pace … Read more

Life at BCIT: Natural Resources faculty partners with students to co-create an Open Educational Resource textbook

Within the urban forest at the BCIT Burnaby campus, Natural Resources faculty Julia Alards-Tomalin peers through a loupe. “See how the blossoms look like little snake tongues?” she asks a group of Forest and Natural Areas Management (FNAM) students that have crowded around her. They murmur in agreement as each takes a turn looking through … Read more

Life at BCIT: International student makes connections and promotes well-being among her peers

Aru Basbulat’s passion for math led her to move from Kazakhstan to Canada to enrol in the full-time Accounting Diploma program at BCIT. “There’s beauty in some solutions,” says Aru. “I enjoy numbers and problem-solving.” She chose BCIT because Canadian credentials are widely recognized throughout the world and in particular, BCIT is known for its … Read more

Life at BCIT: Computing student builds community at the Downtown Campus

BCIT Computing student Sally Poon at the Downtown Campus

BCIT Computer Systems Technology student Sally Poon is Chair of the BCIT Student Association (BCITSA) Downtown Campus (DTC) – a role where she aims to help improve daily life for the students who study here. With a mix of full-time programs and Flexible Learning the Downtown Campus is located at the heart of Vancouver’s business … Read more

Life at BCIT Residence brings positive energy

Hello! I’m Sharn and I’m second year student, enrolled in Mining & Mineral Exploration Program. I’m a new blogger and look forward to share my experiences. In this post, I’ll bring you into my life living at Maquinna Residence and chat about some information about the Residence Advisor recruitment campaign. Presently, my whole life revolves around … Read more

Debut of Kevin Polanco – New Life at BCIT Vlogger

A New Challenger Approaches! If you wanna catch more shenanigans of myself be sure to check out my youtube channel and see more behind the scene stuff and some pokemon related content. Click here to check out Kevin’s Youtube Channel. Also if you see a guy walking around talking to a camera don’t be alarmed! Stop … Read more

BCIT and LifeLabs collaborate to launch innovative global chapter on blood tests in Open Education Pathology Textbook

BCIT grad at LifeLabs

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and LifeLabs, Canada’s leading provider of medical diagnostic services, are excited to announce their collaboration on the latest chapter of a groundbreaking Open Education Pathology Textbook, a collaboration between BCIT and UBC. This new chapter, centred around blood and blood tests, offers an engaging and informative resource that … Read more

New ‘The Keepers of the Land’ mural comes to life at the BCIT Burnaby Campus

Artist works on the new Keepers of the Land Mural at BCIT

The ‘Keepers of the Land’ mural A major new mural depicting a sea and sky-scape of the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh will soon be unveiled at BCIT’s Burnaby Campus. The beautiful piece entitled ‘The Keepers of the Land’ is by Kelly Cannell, an artist from the Musqueam Nation who has produced … Read more