Fireweed podcast: We all have a story to share, including host Bianca Rego

Fireweed features stories of hope, resilience, and adaptability and is hosted by alumna Bianca Rego. Bianca is a recent graduate of the BCIT Broadcast and Online Journalism program, an award-winning journalist, and Producer at 980 CKNW. Her natural curiosity, commitment, experience, and tenacity has led her to hosting season two of Fireweed — a podcast which … Read more

From education to employment: Why international students choose BCIT

Why international students choose BCIT

With nearly 4,000 international students from over 100 countries, BCIT equips learners around the world for job-readiness. Some may be planning to return home or move to another country and bring what they’ve learned into the global market. For many, international credentials and work experience can result in better job opportunities and higher earning potential. … Read more

Four ways BCIT Industry Services can boost your business

BCIT Industry services can help boost your services

The advantages of an education from BCIT are clear for students, but there are also numerous gains to be had for businesses in British Columbia. From consulting with thought leaders on globally relevant training to connecting organizations with learners who are eager to work, our relationship with the business community is generating innovation across the … Read more

Is post-secondary right for me? Five things to know about Flexible Learning

Students learn about attending post-secondary at BCIT

Whether you’re a recent high school graduate or a skilled professional looking to make a career change, you may be weighing the pros and cons of pursing a post-secondary education. Deciding to re-enter the education system can feel daunting, but it can a life-changing experience. Flexible Learning at BCIT is all about giving you the … Read more

BCIT partners with Jazz Airlines on fast-track pathway program to support employment in aerospace

BCIT Aerospace pathway program

As one of Canada’s largest post-secondary aerospace educator, BCIT has partnered with Jazz Airlines’ Jazz Aviation Pathway program (Jazz APP) to provide fast-track employment opportunities for students in the Airline and Flight Operations Commercial Pilot (Fixed-wing) program. Jazz APP is one of the fastest pathways for students to secure employment as First Officer (co-pilot) in … Read more

Specialized training: BCIT partners with Tesla START to meet the growing need for EV service technicians

In support of the need for more electric vehicle (EV) service technicians, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is partnering with Tesla START to offer a specialized electric vehicle training pathway program. This first-of-its-kind program provides students with hands-on and industry-focused skills to become Red Seal Certified Automotive Service Technicians while also offering potential … Read more

BCIT faculty supports emerging field of Internet of Things with new textbook

Internet of Things home

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the billions of physical devices around the world that are now connected to the Internet, all collecting and sharing data. In an era of digital transformation, IoT is growing at an accelerated rate, and so are the applications, trends, and technologies surrounding it. BCIT is at the forefront of this … Read more

New BCIT Research Chair in Advanced Building Technology aims to transform the residential construction industry

Dr. Fitsum Tariku

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), in collaboration with BC Housing, is pleased to announce that Dr. Fitsum Tariku has been appointed Research Chair in Advanced Building Technology. This newly established Research Chair will focus on advancing education and research in housing, with particular emphasis on decarbonization of new and existing buildings, and development … Read more