Catalyzing innovation: BCIT introduces Centre for Digital Transformation

Abstract illustration conveying digital transformation

To support industries across BC and beyond in embracing digital transformation, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is launching the Centre for Digital Transformation (C4DT) as a resource hub for future-proof education and careers. Digital transformation is inevitable and has become a key strategic initiative across most if not all organizations. According to the … Read more

Graduate Advice: How to get hired before or right after graduation

BCIT Graduate Advice

With five campuses and around 50,000 students enrolled each year, BCIT is one of BC’s largest post-secondary. BCIT degree graduates have a 98% employment while diploma and certificate graduates have a 93% employment and apprentice completers have a 98% employment. How are BCIT students in finding employment? In this Graduate Advice series, we ask our … Read more

Graduate Advice: What I wish I knew during my BCIT journey

BCIT Graduate Advice

Different than a college or university, BCIT offers practical, applied education with instructors who have direct, hands-on experience in their industry. BCIT graduates are adept in their field, yet humble in their character; citizens who strive for personal success and success for the world; and innovative thinkers who will solve some of the great issues … Read more

The value of clinical experience for BCIT Nursing students

Clinical experience is valuable for BCIT Nursing students

Just as Christina Dixon was getting ready to finish her preceptorship and graduate from the Nursing program at BCIT, the global pandemic led to nationwide lockdowns. So rather than resuming her hands-on training, working alongside a registered nurse to help real patients, Christina was suddenly wondering if she would be able to complete her degree. … Read more

Canadian-built laser chills antimatter to near absolute zero for first time

Vancouver, BC – Researchers with the CERN-based ALPHA collaboration have announced the world’s first laser-based manipulation of antimatter, leveraging a made-in-Canada laser system to cool a sample of antimatter down to near absolute zero. The achievement, detailed in an article published today and featured on the cover of the journal Nature, will significantly alter the landscape of antimatter research and advance … Read more

New and amended Provincial Health Orders – March 29

Provincial Health Orders March 29

Today, the Premier of British Columbia and the Provincial Health Officer announced amendments to the Provincial Public Health Orders in efforts to address the rising COVID-19 case count and to help break the chain of transmission. The following new and amended orders are in effect midnight tonight, through April 19, 2021: Restaurants, pubs and bars … Read more

Meet the BCIT Digital Arts instructor animating blockbuster films

BCIT Digital Animations Instructor Mark Wong

Mark Wong, BCIT instructor and Lead Animator at Scanline VFX, still looks forward to seeing his name on the big screen even after working on some of the most memorable productions in recent history — including Game of Thrones, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, released March 18, and the upcoming Godzilla vs Kong, to be released … Read more

Graduate Advice: Words of wisdom to prospective students

Graduate Advice

When you choose BCIT, you became part of a powerful community of successful innovators, creators, and leaders. Our 190,000 alumni are making a positive impact in industries across BC and beyond. In this Graduate Advice series, we asked our graduates for their words of wisdom to prospective BCIT student. Brett Ballah, Airport Operations “My best … Read more

Graduate Advice: Why I chose BCIT

BCIT Graduate Advice

Graduates of BCIT demonstrate remarkable resilience, innovation, and leadership throughout their educational journey. At the Winter 2021 Convocation Ceremony, BCIT welcomed over 3,000 graduates who now join the growing family of 190,000 BCIT alumni who are innovators, creators, and leaders making a positive impact around the globe As we celebrate our graduates and their impressive accomplishments, … Read more