Which BCIT programs will prepare you for BC’s most in-demand jobs?

BCIT instructor and student are in front of a computer screen and discussing a project

According to WorkBC’s 2022 Labour Market Report, more than one million job openings (1,017,000) are expected in British Columbia over the next decade. Five industries will generate about half of all jobs over the next ten years—with Healthcare and Social Assistance, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, and Construction at the top of the list. Trying … Read more

BCIT Marketing and Communications receives recognition for Best Photography

BCIT Microsoft Motion Capture for the Future Student Guide

Congratulations to BCIT Marketing Communications’ Microsoft Motion Capture photo for winning Silver in the Best Photography category of the 2023 Prix d’Excellence Award. This award recognizes the best original photograph to appear in an institute publication. The Microsoft Motion Capture photo appears on the front cover of the BCIT Future Student Guide 2023/2024. The Future … Read more

What skills do you need for fast-growing Clean Economy jobs?

BCIT offers training to support students in Clean Economy jobs.

BC is shifting towards a Clean Economy— with big changes in fossil-fuel-reliant industries and an increased demand for other natural resources. With it, new career paths will emerge and existing jobs will transform. A more robust set of environmental and sustainability skills will be in demand to mitigate the effects of climate change. To help … Read more

BCIT joins Feed BC to increase BC-sourced ingredients in campus food services

BCIT joins Feed BC in commitment to increasing BC-sourced ingredients in campus food services

In furthering the Institute’s leadership in advancing sustainability initiatives, BCIT has joined Feed BC – a provincial initiative that aims to increase the use of BC-sourced food ingredients across government-supported facilities, programs, and services. Food and drink are responsible for 26% of the BCIT Burnaby Campus’ total ecological footprint. While Chartwells, BCIT’s on-campus food services … Read more

BCIT partners with industry and government in closing the skills gap in BC

A group of people stand together for a photo at the BCIT Annacis Island Campus.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) hosted Premier David Eby, Minister Selina Robson, Minister of Post-Secondary and Future Skills, and Minister Brenda Bailey, Minister of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation, at the BCIT Annacis Island Campus today for an announcement about the Province’s new StrongerBC: Future Ready Action Plan that will give more people … Read more

New action plan helps people get skills for in-demand jobs

A group of people standing for a photo at the Government of British Columbia's announcement of its Future Ready Action Plan.

The Province’s new StrongerBC: Future Ready Action Plan will help thousands of people get the skills they need to succeed in the changing economy and help close the skills gap many businesses are facing. “Our economy is growing and innovating quickly,” said Premier David Eby. “Work is transforming, and we have more job openings than … Read more

BCIT joins the Canadian Marine Careers Foundation as its newest member

A group of people standing under an orange and black watercraft.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has joined the Canadian Marine Careers Foundation (CMCF) as its newest member. This partnership represents a significant step in the CMCF’s efforts to expand its activities on the West Coast and create dynamic and innovative solutions for building a diverse, inclusive, and future-ready marine workforce.   Over the next … Read more

New student housing under construction at BCIT

Tall Timber Student Housing building on the BCIT Burnaby campus

Construction is underway on a new 12-storey mass-timber building that will provide 470 students with affordable on-campus housing at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Burnaby campus. “Building secure, stable and affordable housing is essential for students to be successful at their studies,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills. “The … Read more

BCIT Marketing students win at 2023 AMA International Collegiate Conference

BCIT Marketing students are standing for a group photo at the American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference.

Congratulations to all BCIT Marketing Management students who participated and finished in top places across multiple competition categories at the 2023 American Marketing Association (AMA) International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans. For the third consecutive year, the BCIT Marketing Association (BCITMA) was named a Top 5 Collegiate Chapter in North America. This recognition is a … Read more

Diversity Circles: Shaping inclusivity at BCIT and beyond

A group of BCIT students on the Burnaby Campus

A respectful and inclusive environment is an important part of your education journey. Being part of any kind of community, including within your post-secondary, means supporting every member. The Respect, Diversity, and Inclusion (RDI) Office helps BCIT foster this kind of awareness and belonging within our community—and beyond—through resources, events, dialogue, and training. Welcoming more … Read more