BCIT wins again: a decade as BC’s Top 100 Employers

BCIT is one of BC's Top 100 Employer 2020

For over 50 years, BCIT has cultivated a remarkable reputation for educating job-ready students. Behind that success is the outstanding faculty and staff who help BCIT deliver on its vision to empower people, shape BC, and inspire global progress. As a people-focused organization, BCIT is thrilled to be recognized by Canada’s Top 100 Employers as … Read more

BCIT Marketing students selected as finalists in AMA Case Competition

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After a rigorous competition with 69 Business schools across North America, students in the BCIT Marketing Association (BCITMA) have been selected as one of the top eleven finalists in the American Marketing Association’s (AMA) Case Competition. This placement also marked BCIT as the only Canadian school to be recognized as a finalist. This year’s case … Read more

The changing face of the modern workplace: Why diversity and inclusion matter at BCIT

BCIT diversity and inclusion

Canada has done something unprecedented. Starting in 2020, corporations will have to disclose the number of women, Indigenous people, individuals with disabilities, and members of visible minorities on their senior leadership teams and boards of directors. In short, our laws are now putting into writing what many companies are already putting into practice. It’s no … Read more

Digital Technology Supercluster announces 14 new projects to drive Canada’s digital economy

Today, the Digital Technology Supercluster (Supercluster) is announcing 14 new projects with a total investment of $25 million; eight focused on talent development for the digital economy, six in technology. The Supercluster aims to position Canada as a global leader in digital technologies by bringing together small, medium-sized and large companies, post-secondary institutions, research organizations and not-for-profits. … Read more

Province more than doubles Specialty Nursing seats

The provincial government is more than doubling the number of specialty nurse training opportunities in the province by funding 1,000 seats each year at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). This increase will help meet growing demand for care throughout British Columbia. Specialty nurses work in high-skill areas ranging from emergency settings to intensive … Read more

How polytechnics can help Canada achieve its climate agenda

Polytechnics are natural partners in Canada’s fight against climate change. Positioned at the intersection of innovation and talent development, Canada’s Polytechnics are working with businesses and non-profits to aid in the adoption and commercialization of new technologies that reduce Canada’s carbon footprint. For instance, the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s applied research in micro-grid technology … Read more

More healthcare specialists, better care for British Columbians

New investments in the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) for sonography and cardiovascular perfusion programs will mean more graduates and better health care for people in British Columbia. “Students, healthcare workers and patients have been calling on government to increase sonography training across the province for years, and we are answering that call with … Read more

12 programs to prepare you for BC’s most in-demand jobs in 2020

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According to WorkBC’s recent Labour Market Outlook report, between now and 2022, over one million jobs are set to open across BC. This growing economy necessitates a skilled workforce, and 78% of new opportunities are going to require a post-secondary education: 44% will expect a diploma or trade certificate and 34% will need a degree. … Read more