9 programs to get you a green job in Canada

Nearly a decade ago, green jobs like energy management did not exist. However, with many countries such as Canada and UK having declared a national climate emergency, sustainability is becoming increasingly top of mind for industry, government, consumers, and more. New green jobs are emerging as there is now an immediate and urgent need for … Read more

Pavilion: BCIT and BCITSA collaborate on new food services

BCIT and BCITSA open Pavilion

Note to media: Photos of Pavilion available for download. Please contact Amy Chen for interview opportunities related to Pavilion. BCIT and the BCIT Student Association (BCITSA) joined forces to open the latest campus eatery, Pavilion. Located in the NE1 building of Burnaby Campus, Pavilion is a fresh new destination providing unique menu items in an inviting and modern … Read more

BCIT opens Summit Centre: a one-stop shop for entrepreneurship

BCIT Summit Centre

In a time of constant change and with a world of opportunity at our fingertips, startups and chasing an entrepreneurial pursuit while working a full-time job are becoming more common than ever. To ensure job readiness and career mobility for our students, BCIT is launching the Summit Centre to offer support and programs for students … Read more

BCIT North Campus Infrastructure Project earns Envision Gold for Sustainable Infrastructure

BCIT North Campus Infrastructure Project wins Envision Gold

The North Campus Infrastructure Project at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Burnaby, British Columbia is the recent recipient of the Envision Gold award for sustainable infrastructure. “The continuous community engagement throughout the North Campus Infrastructure Project has allowed BCIT to fully understand the needs of its community and to guide development and renewal … Read more

BCIT launches new Strategic Plan: Relevance, Reach, Renewal

BCIT Strategic Plan

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has launched its new three-year strategic plan with a refreshed vision, mission, strategic commitments and an inaugural set of values for the Institute. The final plan was two years in the making and was developed after extensive consultation with more than 9,000 key stakeholders ranging from current students … Read more

Government of Canada invests in marine training for women, Northerners, Inuit and Indigenous peoples through the Oceans Protection Plan

Indigenous coastal communities share ties to Canada’s oceans that span generations. They value them as a source of livelihood, food security, and transportation routes. The Oceans Protection Plan is providing Indigenous peoples with new opportunities to protect and preserve Canada’s oceans and sea routes. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport announced that the Government of Canada is providing funding over … Read more

BCIT launches Canada’s first Industrial Network Cybersecurity program

BCIT launches Canada's first Industrial Network Cybersecurity program

With Canada recording the third most cyber incidents in the world last year as well as the highest average cost of a breach, it appears cybercriminals will have Canada top of mind for 2019. Experts promise that the number of cyberattacks will continue to increase and exploit those who are most vulnerable. The prevalence and … Read more

BCIT student wins national championship at Canada’s largest student competition

Great Canadian Sales Competition 2019

Congratulations to Martina Carstairs, BCIT Professional Sales student, for winning the 2019 Great Canadian Sales Competition (GCSC) on April 4 at the Google Headquarters in Toronto. The GCSC is Canada’s largest student competition aimed at post-secondary students. Through the competition, students not only put their presentation skills to the test but they also develop real-world business and … Read more

BCIT showcases sustainability on a global scale

BCIT showcase sustainability on a global scale

The future of our climate is dependent, in part, on innovative solutions to everyday problems. BCIT instructors, industry, and students collaborate to provide practical solutions for green challenges across our campuses. As the impact of climate change is felt around the world, timely action is required from all to ensure a thriving and sustainable future. … Read more

World Health Day: 9 ways BCIT made health a top priority

BCIT World Health Day

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), unsafe and low-quality health care severely impact lives and costs the world trillions of dollars every year. As an educational institution that offers a depth and breadth of health-related programs and research, we have an important role in improving the quality and safety of health services in our … Read more