BCIT and Chartwells partners to provide meals during COVID-19

BCIT and Chartwells partners to provide meals during COVID-19

As communities across British Columbia continue to band together in the fight against COVID-19, BCIT has partnered with campus foodservice partner Chartwells to provide 1,000 meals for those who need it most. To fulfill an urgent request for meals put out by BC Housing, BCIT and Chartwells staff worked in the BCIT commissary kitchen to … Read more

COVID-19 update from President Kathy Kinloch – April 24

Hi everyone, Here’s this week’s video message from Kathy Kinloch, President of BCIT, which will cover: Future learning delivery planning underway with government and other post-secondaries New student funding from the federal government Volunteer week Vince Laxton, Director, BCIT Corporate Services will talk about what’s happening on his team while campuses are closed, including a … Read more

COVID-19 update video from Kathy Kinloch – April 17

Hi everyone, BCIT President Kathy Kinloch provides a video update on the upcoming launch of the Sustainability Vision, health and counselling supports for students, faculty, and staff, and the broad accomplishments of IT Services. We also hear from Monisha Shukla, Director of Service Management on the IT Services team. We hope you’ll take a few … Read more

BCIT alumnus expected to be first in Canada to produce N95 respirators

BCIT Marketing alumnus Jason Zanatta is first in Canada to produce N95 respirators

COVID-19 has impacted our lives but even in a time of disparity, humanity and kindness continues to shine across communities. BCIT Marketing alumnus Jason Zanatta is one of many who has demonstrated resilience and kindness by offering his resources to support others. Jason is a father of two young sons and the CEO of Novo … Read more

BCIT Nursing alumnus-turned-instructor offers support as frontline healthcare worker

BCIT Nursing Instructor Pawan Varaich

In a time when Health Officials are urging people to stay home and practice social (physical) distancing, communities across the country are finding creative ways to share their encouragement and appreciation for the selfless and compassionate healthcare workers who are tirelessly working around the clock to care for those impacted by COVID-19. Our industry partner … Read more

COVID-19 update video from Kathy Kinloch – April 3

President Kathy Kinloch provides a new video update on BCIT’s ongoing response to COVID-19 including her appreciation for your contribution to “flattening the curve”, some notable achievements by the Learning and Teaching Centre supported by ITS, new student emergency funding coming next week, and a fun example of innovation in delivering online learning from one of our … Read more

BCIT Bookstore shows every little bit helps to support our healthcare workers

BCIT Bookstore supports healthcare workers

Communities across Metro Vancouver have been showing their appreciation and support for frontline healthcare workers with nightly applause and cheering from their doorsteps. More companies and organizations are also stepping up to support healthcare workers who are working around the clock to care for those who have been impacted by COVID-19. “When Providence Health Care … Read more

BCIT rallies support for healthcare community

Following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement of a new plan that mobilizes businesses and manufacturers to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and boosts the health sector’s stockpile of medical supplies, the BCIT School of Health Sciences is joining efforts by donating medical supplies and lending out equipment to support the Provincial emergency health and … Read more