A virtual celebration for the BCIT 2020 Graduating Class

BCIT Graduating Celebration Video

Congratulations to the BCIT 2020 Graduating Class! BCIT launched the Graduating Student Celebration video, hosted by Global BC News Hour anchor and BCIT alumna Sophie Lui, on June 23 at 10 am to honour our graduates for their accomplishments and to create a memorable experience that can be shared with friends, family, peers, and mentors. … Read more

Community update video from President Kathy Kinloch – June 19

Hi everyone, In President Kathy Kinloch’s last planned video until August, she shares a recap of the academic year, an update on construction progress for the Health Sciences Centre, and a reminder of the graduation video celebration next Tuesday, June 23. She also introduces Mubasher Faruki, Associate Dean, Automotive, in BCIT’s School of Transportation.

Camp Alert: get notified on your favourite campsite availability in BC and Alberta

Camp Alert provides notification on your favourite campsite availability in BC and Alberta

In response to the recent surge of reservations on the BC Parks Discover Camping website, BCIT Mechanical Engineering Assistant Instructor Adam Marciniak developed Camp Alert as a free and easy-to-use platform to provide campers with information about their favourite campsite availability in BC and Alberta. Campers also have an option to sign-up for an email … Read more

BCIT researcher receives funding for sustainability research to benefit cities

BCIT researcher receives Knowledge Synthesis Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Jennie Moore, BCIT Director of Institute Sustainability, for being awarded a Knowledge Synthesis Grant from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). This funding will support Jennie and her team’s research project on Measuring and Managing Living within Earth’s Carrying Capacity, part of the Knowledge Synthesis Program. SSHRC is the federal research funding … Read more

Safety protocols in place to welcome BCIT Carpentry students back in their shops

BCIT-Safety protocols in place to welcome BCIT Carpentry students back in their shops

Following the safe return of seven Level 4 Joinery students back onto the Burnaby Campus, BCIT School of Construction and the Environment further collaborated with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) to develop enhanced protocols and a comprehensive risk assessment plan that safely welcomed 64 Carpentry students back into their shops this week. These students, who … Read more

Community update video from President Kathy Kinloch – June 5

Hi everyone, Here is President Kathy Kinloch’s newest weekly video which talks about safety for those on campus, the importance of equality and respect here at BCIT and in our communities, followed by a tour of the newly renovated Carpentry shop that ensures students and faculty are able to work together, safely, with physical distancing, … Read more

Community update video from President Kathy Kinloch – May 29

In this week’s video, BCIT President Kathy Kinloch talks about upcoming academic and safety updates, and ensuring a safe return to campus for Joinery students, faculty, and staff to allow students in this program to complete their credentials. Glen Magel, Director, Safety, Security, and Emergency Management also provides an overview and update on ongoing safety … Read more

BCIT implements enhanced protocols to safely welcome Joinery students back on campus

BCIT implements enhanced protocols to safely welcome Joinery students back on campus

As British Columbians entered week two of the province’s Phase 2 reopening plan, BCIT School of Construction and the Environment collaborated with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) to develop an extensive risk assessment plan with enhanced protocols that safely welcomed seven Level 4 Joinery students back onto the Burnaby Campus. The students have returned for … Read more

BCIT receives CICan Indigenous Education Excellence Award

BCIT-Indigenous Education Excellence Award

Congratulations to BCIT Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships for receiving Silver in the 2020 Indigenous Education Excellence Award, presented by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan). The CICan Awards of Excellence celebrates excellence within Canadian colleges and institutes. BCIT Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships is recognized for its demonstrated commitment to Indigenous education through innovative initiatives, dedicated resources … Read more