Canadian Colleges fueling Canada’s clean economy transition with fully funded microcredentials

Canadians from coast to coast to coast can now access fully funded microcredentials to help to increase skills and competencies and prepare them to meet the needs of Canada’s shifting economy. Today, the Government of Canada announced it is investing $46.5 million in Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery (C2R2), a coalition led by Mohawk College … Read more

YVR and BCIT sign MOU to collaborate on innovative applied research projects

YVR and BCIT sign MOU to collaborate on innovative applied research projects

Today, Vancouver Airport Authority and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) came together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This new MOU strengthens the existing partnership between these organizations, in which they are working together to use applied research, technology, and innovation to solve real-world challenges. The foundational principal of the MOU is to … Read more

BCIT names Dr. Jeff Zabudsky as next President

BCIT Burnaby Campus

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Board of Governors has named Dr. Jeff Zabudsky as the Institute’s next President. Dr. Zabudsky’s appointment is the result of an extensive and competitive search following the retirement of former President Kathy Kinloch in July 2022. Dr. Zabudsky joins BCIT at a pivotal time in the Institute’s growth … Read more

BCIT Big Info returns with endless possibilities under one rooftop

BCIT Big Info 2019

Whether you’re a high school student exploring your post-secondary options or a working professional looking to upskill for a future-proof career, the BCIT Big Info is an open-house event that you’ll want to attend on February 15, 2023 from 4-7 pm at the Burnaby Campus. Unlike many post-secondary recruitment events, the bi-annual Big Info offers … Read more

BCIT receives over $14.5 million in funding to support aerospace and life sciences training

BCIT Aerospace

What do aerospace and life sciences have in common? They are both hot spots of innovation and growth in British Columbia. With over 200 companies, British Columbia has one of the largest aerospace clusters in Canada. BC’s life sciences sector is the fastest growing in Canada. PacifiCan is committed to helping businesses in these sectors … Read more

BC building talent pool to support life sciences, biomanufacturing

BCIT Biomanufacturing Training Centre

More people will soon have access to hands-on training in a new state-of-the-art training centre to help them get skills for jobs in life sciences and biomanufacturing, supporting companies to help address some of the world’s most pressing health-care challenges. The Government of BC and PacifiCan are making a combined investment of $7.2 million to … Read more

Students and industry connect in BCIT Tech Collider

BCIT Tech Collider in Downtown Campus

With a focus on supporting BC’s vibrant technology sector, the new Tech Collider at the British Columbia Institute of Technology‘s (BCIT) Downtown Campus will connect students and industry to solve real-world challenges. “British Columbia has one of the fastest-growing tech sectors in Canada,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills. “Investing in … Read more

From education to employment: Why international students choose BCIT

Why international students choose BCIT

With nearly 4,000 international students from almost 100 countries, BCIT equips learners around the world for job-readiness. Some may be planning to return home or move to another country and bring what they’ve learned into the global market. For many, international credentials and work experience can result in better job opportunities and higher earning potential. … Read more

Four ways BCIT Industry Services can boost your business

BCIT Industry services can help boost your services

The advantages of an education from BCIT are clear for students, but there are also numerous gains to be had for businesses in British Columbia. From consulting with thought leaders on globally relevant training to connecting organizations with learners who are eager to work, our relationship with the business community is generating innovation across the … Read more