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

Community update video from President Kathy Kinloch – May 22

BCIT President Kathy Kinloch speaks briefly about BC’s Restart Plan and the role we can all play in keeping ourselves and each other safe, and introduces Richard Te who led an initiative to create and deliver “ear savers” for frontline healthcare workers. You might also enjoy the latest BCIT video thanking our healthcare grads for helping … Read more

Community update video from President Kathy Kinloch – May 15

Hi everyone, This week’s video from BCIT President Kathy Kinloch shares an update from Bryan Fair, a Technical Advisor in the LTC and wishes everyone a relaxing and safe long weekend. We thought you might also enjoy the latest BCIT video, “Still Here For You” which acknowledges the ongoing and committed work of our faculty, … Read more

BCIT Computing student wins hackathon with app that supports survivors of domestic abuse during COVID-19

Canada’s Minister for Women and Gender Equality Maryam Monsef shared that domestic violence rates are rising in parts of the country amid government-directed isolation measures. This alarming issue prompted first year Computer Systems Technology student Mattias Henders to participate in and win his first hackathon at #TogetherVSVirus Online Hackathon against COVID-19 (#TogetherVSVirus). Out of more … Read more

BCIT’s ongoing commitment to safety and educational excellence

Good afternoon, As promised in recent weeks and my video update on Monday, Tom Roemer, Vice President, Academic has now provided an update regarding plans for our fall 2020 term to our students, faculty, and staff. We have been working very closely with the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training and other post-secondaries across … Read more

BCIT – the place for an applied education Sept 2020

Good afternoon students, The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to the question of whether BCIT will be able to offer our academic and vocational programs this September. The short answer is “yes”. We would like to assure prospective, new, and continuing students: we will be here for you and your career plans. By combining teaching, … Read more

Celebrating our nurses during National Nursing Week

For the past several weeks, loud cheers have been heard from patios and balconies across Canada as communities rallied for a nightly applause to show support and gratitude for our frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, the cheers and clanging of pots and pans will be louder than ever in celebration of … Read more

Graduating Student Celebration update

Further to our update regarding our June 2020 Spring Convocation ceremonies, we are excited to announce the upcoming date for our Graduating Student Celebration video. The celebration video will launch on June 23, 2020 at 10am, and will be available on our BCIT Convocation website. This video celebration will be a time to honour our … Read more