Ask BCIT Alumni: Wryan Colin Chan, Membership Account Manager, Burnaby Board of Trade

Metro Vancouver is a beautiful place to live and play. While many visitors come to Vancouver and ravels at the majestic beauty of this modern city surrounded by beautiful nature, mountains, forests and the sea, some individuals fall in love with the place and decide to stay and work here. That is the story of … Read more

BCIT sets out to inspire with season two of Fireweed podcast

During a period of profound adjustment in how we work, learn, and socialize, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) sets out to inspire with stories of resilience and adaptability on season two of the Fireweed podcast — launched September 20. Listeners will follow host and BCIT alumna, Bianca Rego, in conversation with people who … Read more

Day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II | September 19

BCIT Burnaby campus in spring.

Following Prime Minister Trudeau’s announcement yesterday that Monday, September 19, 2022, will be a holiday for federal government employees to mourn Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her state funeral, BCIT will also be observing the holiday on Monday, September 19 and the Institute will be closed for working and learning. This decision is … Read more

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation to inspire Canadians to remember and act toward Reconciliation

BCIT Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships launches national orange shirt day project, ‘We Will Always Remember’ to honour the children of residential schools British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is launching the ‘We Will Always Remember project in advance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day) on September 30th to engage Canadians in … Read more

BCIT International and Aerospace deliver customized training for visiting students from Taiwan

BCIT International Aerospace Summer program

For nearly 60 years, BCIT has been instrumental in connecting education, industry, and government in support of building an agile workforce with sustained and meaningful impact. The demonstrated success saw an increasing demand for BCIT to bring its industry-focused and applied education model to organizations worldwide. This summer, BCIT International and the School of Transportation … Read more

Presidential statement on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

Interim President Paul McCullough of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) issued the following statement on the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada and head of the Commonwealth: The BCIT community is saddened by the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty’s passing marks the end of an extraordinary era and the … Read more

BCIT EVolution 2022 postponed

BCIT Burnaby campus in spring.

BCIT has made the difficult decision to postpone its Electric Vehicle Festival of Learning (EVolution) event until 2023. The reasons for the postponement are linked to ongoing construction at the Burnaby Campus. Project contractors have informed that due to ongoing supply chain delays, most construction will persist into October. The impact of this ongoing construction … Read more

BCIT community remembers Elder Mary Roberts

BCIT is saddened to hear of the passing of Elder Mary Bernadette Roberts, a passionate advocate for community inclusion and education for learners of all ages. Elder Mary was born to George and Ethel Roberts (nee Pierre). She was raised in Musqueam community with a strong cultural and traditional upbringing taught mostly from her grandmother … Read more

BCIT alumni and community recognized as influential leaders by Business in Vancouver

BCIT Burnaby campus in spring.

Visionaries, innovators, and trailblazers are critical to the social and economic prosperity of British Columbia. The Business in Vancouver (BIV) BC500 2022 list recognizes individuals who have made notable impact across sectors and communities. Among the 500 influential business leaders named in BC500 this year includes Kory Wilson, Executive Director, BCIT Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships, … Read more

Investing in mass timber education supports clean growth

More students will get the education and skills they need to build using one of the province’s greatest natural advantages: mass timber. A new program is helping experienced carpenters, ironworkers and builders gain the in-demand skills needed to succeed in the growing field of mass timber innovation. Investing in mass timber education supports BC’s workers … Read more