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

7 BCIT programs that ladder up to a master’s degree

BCIT programs that ladder to a master's degree

BCIT has a long and successful track record of preparing students for great jobs and rewarding careers. But of course, not all grads head straight for the workforce when they leave school. Some opt to pursue a master’s degree, while others choose to work for a period of time, and go back to school later … Read more

3 BCIT students who are changing the face of engineering in Canada

BCIT Engineering Students

Every day engineers harness the principles of science to lay foundations and build frameworks that support our society. As the world faces new social and environmental challenges, along with revolutionary technological transformations, we need engineers like never before. BCIT helps prepare the next generation for work in this dynamic field. Hear from three students on … Read more

Visit BCIT during #BCTECHSummit to discover how technology is disrupting every industry

BCIT BCTech Summit 2019

The fourth annual #BCTECH Summit returns to Vancouver from March 11 to 13. With more than 7,650 delegates, 100 speakers, and 260 exhibitors in attendance, this year’s theme of The Reality Revolution explores how emerging technologies are solving the biggest challenges facing BC and the world today. While technology is disrupting every industry at an … Read more

BCIT Wins 2019 Provincial Tourism Student Case Competition

BCIT wins Winning Pitch 2019

MEDIA RELEASE [Vancouver, BC] The team from BCIT’s Tourism Marketing Management Diploma Program was crowned the winner of this year’s provincial Winning Pitch competition at the BC Tourism Industry Conference today. The Winning Pitch, organized and presented by go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, is a post-secondary student case competition. This year, student teams had … Read more

BCIT Convocation photos and videos- February 2019

BCIT welcomed more than 550 students who crossed the convocation stage this week to proudly deliver on the promise of BCIT. This year’s graduates now join the more than 180,000 BCIT alumni who are around the world, in every sector, conquering today’s complex world. As Tom Roemer, Vice-President of Academic, shared, “BCIT is not an easy … Read more

BCIT is a BC Top Employer for ninth consecutive year

BCIT is BC Top Employers 2019

MEDIA RELEASE [Burnaby, BC] For the ninth consecutive year, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has been recognized by Canada’s Top 100 Employers as one of British Columbia’s Top 100 Employers for 2019. As one of BC’s largest post-secondary institutions with over 50,000 students enrolled annually and 2,400 outstanding staff and faculty across five campuses, … Read more

Minister Wilkinson visits students at BCIT as a part of his #OceansCampus Tour

Minister Wilkinson visits students at the BC Institute of Technology as a part of his #OceansCampus Tour

Students from coast to coast to coast are passionate about protecting our oceans, lakes and waterways and ensuring that there are good jobs for their future. As the second stop on his #OceansCampus Tour, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson visited the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s Burnaby … Read more

The state of the Canadian aerospace industry: A roundtable with Jean Charest at BCIT

A roundtable with Jean Charest at BCIT Aerospace Technology Campus

The Honourable Jean Charest, former Deputy Prime Minister and Quebec Premier, visited the BCIT Aerospace Technology Campus on January 28 and addressed the risk of Canada losing its forefront in the global aerospace sector should the Canadian government not invest heavily and strategically into a long-term vision for the future of the Canadian aerospace industry. … Read more

Think outside the box: how a BCIT alumna learned from the best of both worlds

BCIT-Communication Design Essential

Britt Low already has an undergraduate degree in Communication and Publishing but she always knew that graphic design was her true calling. She didn’t want to dedicate another four years to complete the proper training and education needed for a job in graphic design so when she discovered the one-year BCIT Communication Design Essentials program, … Read more