Thank you: BCIT 2020/21 Milestones timeline

BCIT 2020/21 Milestones timeline

This week marks a year since our lives, work, and the world changed dramatically as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Together we have demonstrated tremendous resilience, kindness, patience, and innovation within our classrooms and communities. We commend all those who persevered in new learning and teaching environments, and express our deep thanks for those … Read more

BCIT delivers flexible, relevant, pandemic-resilient education

BCIT delivers flexible, relevant, pandemic-resilient education

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) was built on a simple premise: that the best way to prepare students for the workforce is to provide hands-on training, in the classroom and in the field. So by all accounts, the global pandemic should have sent the Institute into a tailspin. But instead, one year later, … Read more

Safety Update – Masks and PPE on campus

BCIT mask and PPE on campus

Some clarity on mask requirements on BCIT campuses when physical distancing is not consistently possible. Mask requirements – when physical distancing isn’t possible Where maintaining two metres physical distance is NOT possible on campus, required mitigations must be outlined and approved in your Safety Plans. As a general rule, when you can’t consistently maintain the recommended … Read more

BCIT Big Info at-home-edition: Explore programs that lead to your dream job

BCIT Big Info

Embarking on a journey into post-secondary is exciting and momentous but this experience could feel different than usual during the COVID-19 pandemic. BCIT recognizes the challenges many current and prospective students are facing in these uncertain times, and we are here to support you on your educational journey. Big Info, our largest program expo and … Read more

BCIT introduces microcredentials with the launch of three programs

BCIT introduces microcredentials

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is launching its first ever microcredential programs to provide learners with an industry-focused, applied education that allows them to rapidly upskill or reskill, build resiliency, and stay ahead of workplace trends. Microcredentials are flexible, short-term programs that help learners quickly master new competencies and gain knowledge essential to … Read more

Microcredentials fast track to high-demand jobs for British Columbians

Microcredentials are a key part of a new initiative that will fast-track British Columbians to gain the education and skills they need for high-demand jobs. “Microcredentials are an exciting new initiative for BC post-secondary education that will enable learners to get the education and skills they need to access high-demand jobs,” said Anne Kang, Minister … Read more

Considering a career in engineering? Hear from these three engineers

BCIT Women in Engineering Karen Kan

Lenissa Pereira wanted to find a career that allowed her to work with her hands, see the world, and earn a good wage. Like more and more women, she decided on one of the many engineering options offered at BCIT, a choice she’s glad she made. “This was an excellent career choice for me”, says … Read more

BCIT instructor Rob Nason: Five decades of empowering students and shaping the world of television

BCIT Robert Nason

Rob Nason has a lot to say about working in the world of television. After 50 years teaching students at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), it’s clear the straight-talking instructor is still passionate about the craft of storytelling on screen, and the ever-changing medium itself. “I’m just part of the process,” says Rob, speaking … Read more

Ecocities Now: BCIT co-authors new book to help cities meet their sustainability goals

Ecocities Now

As part of a suite of efforts to support cities and communities on meeting their sustainability goals, Dr. Jennie Moore, BCIT Director of Institute Sustainability, collaborated with colleagues from Ecocity Builders in leading the publication of Ecocities Now. The book details ten of the best papers from the International Ecocity World Summit (the Summit) held … Read more

BCIT Biomedical Engineering Technology program receives national accreditation

Biomedical Engineering Technology program receives national accreditation

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered an increased demand for ventilators and other medical technology equipment around the world. Behind this life-saving medical equipment is biomedical engineering technologists whose sole role is to keep these these devices functioning at peak performance. Biomedical engineering applies science and engineering to healthcare and medical device industries. The British Columbia Institute … Read more