BCIT graduates empowered, shaping BC, inspiring global progress

BCIT Valedictorian Nic Johnson

Honorary doctorates encourage grads to use education to make the world a better place The vision for the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is to empower people, shape B.C. and inspire global progress. 2019 valedictorian Nic Johnson may just be the embodiment of those principles. “If there’s one thing that I’d like people to … Read more

BCIT Convocation photos and video – June 2019

BCIT June 2019 Convocation

The annual spring convocation ceremonies returned to the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) from June 19-21. Families and friends celebrated over 1,600 students who crossed the stage to become graduates of BCIT. These graduates now join the growing family of 185,000 BCIT alumni who are everywhere, in every sector, conquering today’s complex world. Congratulations to … Read more

River conservationist Mark Angelo receives Trent University’s highest honour

BCIT Mark Angelo Honourary Degree

Congratulations to Mark Angelo, Chair Emeritus for the BCIT Rivers Institute and longtime BCIT instructor, who received an Honorary Doctor of Science Degree from Trent University at its convocation ceremony on June 4. As a devoted conservationist, paddler, educator, researcher, and communicator who has travelled more than 1,000 rivers throughout the globe, Mark founded World Rivers Day and … Read more

BCIT introduces an Indigenous Vision: a commitment to Truth, Reconciliation, and Indigenization

BCIT Indigenous Plan 2019

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is honoured to introduce an Indigenous Vision (Vision). This document represents the Institution’s deep and continuous commitment to taking sustainable actions that build awareness and understanding around Truth, Reconciliation, Indigenization, the legacy of Colonization, and the contemporary reality of Canada and Indigenous people. “As we celebrate 25 years of … Read more

BCIT students win CME national documentary award

BCIT Merci Monsieur

Congratulations to BCIT Broadcast and Online Journalism students Ben Ronald, Graham Cox, Michael Panes, and Sierra Simpson for winning the 2019 Canadian Media Educators (CME) National Student Awards in the Long Documentary category. The BCIT Students’ award-winning piece, Merci Monsieur, tells the story of Jacques-André Larrivée, a French teacher in British Columbia. With more than 120 submissions received … Read more

How BCIT students improved business efficiency for SPUD

BCIT and SPUD partnership

Brendan Evans, Jordan May, and Bradley Wong are BCIT Business Operations Management students who will be celebrating their graduation in June with a guaranteed job-placement and an impressive portfolio of hands-on industry experience, including their recent business consulting project that enhanced business efficiency for local food company, SPUD. Revamping reverse logistics and cleaning processes at … Read more

These environmental studies can help you get a green job in Canada

green jobs

Nearly a decade ago, green jobs like energy management did not exist. However, with many countries such as Canada and the UK having declared a national climate emergency, sustainability is becoming increasingly top of mind for industry, government, consumers, and more. As a leader in sustainability research and education through partnerships with industry, BCIT is … 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