New BCIT Artificial Intelligence Management program is the first of its kind in Canada

BCIT Business Information Technology Management program with Artificial Intelligence Management option

Whether it’s organizing supply chains or managing customer relationships, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) systems are used to automate tasks and will have an impact on every sector – from logistics to healthcare, retail, and beyond. While up to 47% of current jobs could be automated by AI, robotics, and machine learning systems … Read more

COVID-19 Go Forward Plan – Program Delivery Modes

Jennifer Figner, BCIT Associate Vice President Integration and Implementation provides an update on the academic portion of the BCIT COVID-19 Go Forward plan, including the Fall 2020 Program Delivery Modes and more information on blended learning models. As we announced last week, just over half of BCIT programs will be delivered fully online this Fall, … Read more

BCIT establishes important benchmark for Forensic Health Sciences in Canada

BCIT sets important benchmark for Forensic Health Sciences in Canada-Aimee Falkenberg credit Island Health

Forensic nursing may be a relatively young field in Canada but it has become one of the fastest growing disciplines of nursing. Forensic nurses bridge the gap between law and medicine by providing compassionate care to victims of violence and abuse while gathering evidence to support law enforcement. As an early leader in shaping forensic … Read more

BCIT Automotive students prepared for success in the post-COVID-19 workforce

BCIT Automotive students prepared for success in the post-COVID-19 workforce

Students from the Automotive Technician Foundation program in the School of Transportation are the latest cohort of students to safely return back to their shop on the BCIT Burnaby Campus. In collaboration with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), an extensive risk assessment plan with enhanced protocols has been implemented to ensure the safety of students, … Read more

A virtual celebration for the BCIT 2020 Graduating Class

BCIT Graduating Celebration Video

Congratulations to the BCIT 2020 Graduating Class! BCIT launched the Graduating Student Celebration video, hosted by Global BC News Hour anchor and BCIT alumna Sophie Lui, on June 23 at 10 am to honour our graduates for their accomplishments and to create a memorable experience that can be shared with friends, family, peers, and mentors. … Read more

Community update video from President Kathy Kinloch – June 19

Hi everyone, In President Kathy Kinloch’s last planned video until August, she shares a recap of the academic year, an update on construction progress for the Health Sciences Centre, and a reminder of the graduation video celebration next Tuesday, June 23. She also introduces Mubasher Faruki, Associate Dean, Automotive, in BCIT’s School of Transportation.

Camp Alert: get notified on your favourite campsite availability in BC and Alberta

Camp Alert provides notification on your favourite campsite availability in BC and Alberta

In response to the recent surge of reservations on the BC Parks Discover Camping website, BCIT Mechanical Engineering Assistant Instructor Adam Marciniak developed Camp Alert as a free and easy-to-use platform to provide campers with information about their favourite campsite availability in BC and Alberta. Campers also have an option to sign-up for an email … Read more

BCIT researcher receives funding for sustainability research to benefit cities

BCIT researcher receives Knowledge Synthesis Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Jennie Moore, BCIT Director of Institute Sustainability, for being awarded a Knowledge Synthesis Grant from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). This funding will support Jennie and her team’s research project on Measuring and Managing Living within Earth’s Carrying Capacity, part of the Knowledge Synthesis Program. SSHRC is the federal research funding … Read more

Safety protocols in place to welcome BCIT Carpentry students back in their shops

BCIT-Safety protocols in place to welcome BCIT Carpentry students back in their shops

Following the safe return of seven Level 4 Joinery students back onto the Burnaby Campus, BCIT School of Construction and the Environment further collaborated with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) to develop enhanced protocols and a comprehensive risk assessment plan that safely welcomed 64 Carpentry students back into their shops this week. These students, who … Read more