BCIT Accounting students win first place in national business valuation challenge

BCIT Accounting students win first place in national business valuation challenge

Congratulations to BCIT Bachelor of Accounting students Paul de Blois, Maya Khera, Daniel Ryu, and Sam Woo for winning first place in the national Business Valuation Challenge case challenge, organized by the Chartered Business Valuators Institute (CBV Institute). As a result of winning first place, the team received $10,000 and complimentary enrolment in Level 1 … Read more

7 takeaways from the 2023 Labour Market Outlook for in-demand careers

7 takeaways from the 2023 Labour Market Outlook for in-demand careers

The Province of British Columbia released its 2023 Labour Market Outlook report, which revealed that about one million job openings are expected in the next decade. In an era of rapidly changing workforce demands, the annual report provides useful insights to help post-secondary students and those thinking about entering, switching, or advancing their careers in … Read more

6 BCIT programs to prepare you for a job in BC’s healthcare system

6 BCIT programs to prepare you for a job in BC’s healthcare system

While employment in BC’s healthcare sector reached a new high of over 280,000 in 2021, there still continues to be a need for skilled professionals in the field. With the province’s aging and growing population growth to 6.5 million by 2041, there is a high demand for healthcare professionals and services in BC – currently … Read more

BCIT celebrates alumni and community named as influential leaders in BC500

Congratulations to all 500 influential leaders who are named in the 2023 BC500 by Business in Vancouver (BIV). The BC500 list profiles 500 individuals deemed to be the most influential business leaders in the province. Among the visionaries, innovators, connectors, and trailblazers who are named in BC500 this year are Dr. Jeff Zabudsky, BCIT President; … Read more

Meet and Greet: BCIT Legion Military Skills Conversion Program

The BCIT Military Skills Conversion Program works to bridge the gap between skilled military members and veterans directly with employers who recognize the skills and attributes they bring to the civilian workforce.

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) offers comprehensive training and professional development to its military members that can easily be transferred into the civilian workforce. Some of these skills include leadership, coaching, and discipline, in addition to specific hard-skill training tailored to individual occupations. Despite these valuable skills, when military members or veterans decide to transition … Read more

BCIT and LifeLabs collaborate to launch innovative global chapter on blood tests in Open Education Pathology Textbook

BCIT grad at LifeLabs

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and LifeLabs, Canada’s leading provider of medical diagnostic services, are excited to announce their collaboration on the latest chapter of a groundbreaking Open Education Pathology Textbook, a collaboration between BCIT and UBC. This new chapter, centred around blood and blood tests, offers an engaging and informative resource that … Read more

BCIT participates in C2R2 project focused on resilient housing and upskilling

BCIT Burnaby campus in spring.

Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery (C2R2) announced today a new national project, Resilient Housing and Upskilling for Canada’s Communities, to support workforce development in Indigenous and rural communities across Canada. This C2R2 project is designed to facilitate community workforce planning for communities by bringing organizations together from across industries and sectors, identifying high-growth employment … Read more

Community update – September 27

A building with trees in front

This evening, Wednesday, September 27, security received a complaint of a male causing a disturbance on campus by yelling and swearing. Security conducted patrols of the Burnaby Campus and around 5:25pm, located the male subject. Campus security contained the situation, and contacted the police. The Burnaby RCMP attended and immediately apprehended and escorted the individual … Read more

We Will Always Remember: Inspiring Canadians to act toward Reconciliation

We Will Always Remember campaign

Truth and Reconciliation is not only the work of governments and communities but it is the work of all of us as Canadians. It is about having the courage to challenge the status quo, and to re-envision education and the type of society we share. Ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Orange … Read more