Indigenization of the BCIT Nursing curriculum

Indigenization of the BCIT Nursing curriculum

BCIT Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships provides support to Indigenous students throughout their educational journey, while also supporting the BCIT community in their work to advance Truth and Reconciliation. A key component of the ongoing work related to the BCIT Indigenous Vision is the continuous Indigenization of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing curriculum. Tami Pierce, … Read more

How to choose the right post-secondary credential for you

How to choose the right post-secondary credential for you

With nearly one million job openings expected in British Columbia (BC) between now and 2033, about 75% of these jobs will require some form of post-secondary education or training. Whether you’ve recently graduated high school, are looking to advance your career, or want to make a career change, there are many different types of post-secondary … Read more

BCIT students win big across categories at 2024 Skills Canada BC Competition

BCIT Skills Canada BC

Congratulations to all BCIT students who participated in the 2024 Skills Canada British Columbia (SCBC) competition. Students from the Schools of Construction and the Environment, Energy, and Transportation competed against post-secondary students from across BC and successfully placed in the top three across 10 major categories. Competing BCIT students took home 22 medals, including seven … Read more

BCIT announces new appointments to enhance the digital transformation experience

BCIT Omair Quraishi and Sunny Jassal

BCIT is excited to share that Omair Quraishi (he/him) will be joining the Institute as the new Associate Vice President, Digital Transformation and Chief Information Officer (CIO) beginning June 2024. Coinciding with this announcement, Sunny Jassal (he/him) will begin in a new role at BCIT as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), also transitioning in June. … Read more

BCIT Jill of All Trades opens a world of opportunities

BCIT Jill of All Trades

Only five per cent of skilled trades workers across the country are women, according to Statistics Canada. In efforts to inspire more young women to pursue a career in skilled trades, BCIT welcomed more than 80 high school students from 10 school districts across British Columbia for a day of empowerment and excitement at the … Read more

BCIT named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2024

BCIT is Canada's Greenest Employers 2024

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes employers across Canada who demonstrate exceptional leadership in developing green initiatives and creating a culture of environmental awareness across their organizations. BCIT was specifically acknowledged for its holistic approach to sustainability. … Read more

TradeUpBC builds, enhances tradespeoples’ skills

Tradespeople in British Columbia now have access to new and specialized training opportunities through TradeUpBC, an online hub that supports experienced trades professionals and employers. “Tradespeople in British Columbia build the foundation of the province that we all benefit from. It’s their growing expertise, skill and innovation that contribute to BC now and will continue … Read more

A guide to matching your post-secondary program with personality traits

Post-secondary education is increasingly crucial for individuals looking to stay in-demand in a rapidly evolving workforce. The 2023 Labour Market Outlook for BC showed the province is expected to have almost one million job openings between now and 2033. About 75% of these job openings will require some level of post-secondary education or training. Choosing … Read more

BCIT appoints Cynthia Petrie as Vice President, External

BCIT Cynthia Petrie VP External

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cynthia Petrie as the Vice President of External at the Institute. In this permanent role, Cynthia will champion the Institute’s vision and mission, providing executive leadership to a broad portfolio of departments including Advancement, Marketing and Communications, Stakeholder Relations, and Indigenous … Read more

BCIT hosts high school robotics competition to support STEM workforce

BCIT hosts annual high school robotics competition to support development of STEM workforce

In a rapidly evolving workforce where the use of artificial intelligence and robots are changing how we work, new job and career opportunities related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are also emerging, alongside the growing demand for professionals to fill STEM-related jobs. Ensuring students have early exposure to STEM education, such as … Read more