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

BCIT receives over $14.5 million in funding to support aerospace and life sciences training

BCIT Aerospace

What do aerospace and life sciences have in common? They are both hot spots of innovation and growth in British Columbia. With over 200 companies, British Columbia has one of the largest aerospace clusters in Canada. BC’s life sciences sector is the fastest growing in Canada. PacifiCan is committed to helping businesses in these sectors … Read more

How a co-op took BCIT alumna Ema Baksa on a rollercoaster ride of a lifetime

Major theme parks like Universal Studios and Disneyland, attract millions of guests each year with motion-based themed rides that make you feel like you’re actually in a movie scene. That effect may seem like magic but it’s actually the work of Controls Engineers like BCIT alumna Ema Baksa, who creates the motion of dark rides … Read more

Student wellbeing: The Early Assist Program offers support to navigate life while at BCIT

With the onset of COVID-19, students have faced an increase in unique challenges, and the need for support reflects that. The Early Assist Program has had an uptake in referrals since 2019, with outreach doubling each year. The confidential online referral system can be accessed by students to get support and services for personal or … Read more