Beyond the classroom: Learning environment critical to grads’ success — Paish

CEO of Digital Technology Supercluster praises BCIT on outcome-oriented approach, emphasis on multi-tasking skills CEO of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster Sue Paish told graduating students that the learning environment they have been part of at BCIT has prepared them well for the demands of the rapidly evolving Canadian economy. Paish was one of two business … Read more…

Technology transforming all sectors of BC economy – Microsoft president

Brad Smith champions benefits of BCIT partnership at convocation keynote address  The president of Microsoft predicts that British Columbia’s entire economy will be transformed by the kind of advances in digital technology that Microsoft and the British Columbia Institute of Technology are pioneering in their ongoing partnership. In a wide-ranging interview this week, Brad Smith … Read more…

BCIT Convocation photos and video – June 2018

Approximately 1,500 BCIT students become BCIT graduates this week during the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s 2018 spring convocation ceremonies. They join a renowned group of over 175,000 BCIT alumni who—for over 50 years—have contributed meaningfully to the social, economic, and environmental prosperity of British Columbia. Congratulations to all our graduates, their families, friends, and … Read more…

Remembering Gordon Thom

It is with great sadness that the BCIT community learned of the passing of esteemed past BCIT President Gordon Thom on May 17, 2018. Gordon is being fondly remembered for the significant impact he made as the longest-standing President of BCIT. Gordon started his 19-year BCIT career as the Vice-Principal of Continuing Education in 1966. … Read more…

BCIT Convocation photos and video – February 2018

February 20 BCIT convocation

On February 20, 2018, approximately 450 BCIT students crossed the stage to collect their hard-earned diplomas, flipped the tassels on their grad caps—signifying the change from student to graduate—and officially entered the ranks of our nearly 175,000 BCIT alumni. Congratulations to our new graduates, their family and friends, and the faculty and staff who supported … Read more…

Mark McDonald recognized with the 2017 ASTTBC Professional Achievement Award

Our congratulations go out to recently retired BCIT faculty member Mark McDonald. Mark was recognized November 18 with the 2017 Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) Professional Achievement Award. The award recognizes ASTTBC members who have distinguished themselves in their field of technology, or who have made a substantial contribution to the wellbeing … Read more…

BCIT collaborates with Gundersen Health to advance energy independence

Gundersen Health is a physician-led, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Wisconsin. In 2014, it achieved 100 percent energy independence—no small feat in a system with six hospitals (including a teaching hospital with 325 beds and a Level II trauma centre), and more than 50 clinics. With 1 billion dollars in annual revenues, and more than 7,000 … Read more…

BCIT celebrates Forensic Nurses Week

During November 6 – 10, 2017, BCIT celebrates Forensic Nurses Week. During this week we recognize the nurses who provide specialized care to men, women, and children who have been affected by violence and abuse. Forensic nurses help meet the physical, emotional, and legal needs of victims as well as perpetrators of violence and trauma. Critically, … Read more…

Joe Newton to be recognized with Faculty and Staff Association Distinguished Alumni Award

Joe Newton

Joe Newton is a Project Leader for the BCIT Product and Process Applied Research Team (MAKE+) and a graduate of multiple BCIT programs. On October 17, 2017, he’ll be recognized at the BCIT Distinguished Awards with the Faculty & Staff Association Distinguished Alumni Award. Joe is renowned for the breadth and strength of both his … Read more…