National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Statutory day for remembrance

BCIT Burnaby campus in spring.

On September 30, 2022 BCIT will join public services, post-secondary, businesses, and organizations across the country in recognition of the federal National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. September 30 has long been known as Orange Shirt Day, a campaign founded by residential school survivor Phyllis Webstad. In observance of this day, BCIT campuses and operations will … Read more

Top 5 Chapter in North America: BCIT Marketing Association wins again

BCIT Marketing Association

For the second consecutive year, the BCIT Marketing Association (BCITMA) has been recognized as Top 5 Collegiate Chapters in North America by the American Marketing Association (AMA) at the 2022 American Marketing Association International Collegiate in Chicago. BCITMA was selected from 300 post-secondary chapters across North America. This recognition is a testament to the outstanding accomplishment … Read more

BCIT Trades Discovery instructor: The value of a handwritten note

BCIT Trades Discovery instructor: The hidden value of a handwritten note

Tamara Pongracz, Department Head, BCIT Trades Access, encourages her students to send out handwritten thank-you cards by post, a sure way to stand out in the digital age of emails and online messaging. So when the Trades Discovery instructor found herself on the receiving end of one such dispatch, she was more than a little impressed … Read more

Construction Month in BC: Celebrating the construction industry

20 people in a group photo wearing masks in a construction classroom site at BCIT

BCIT is proud to celebrate the many contributions that the construction industry makes across the province in every community, and every day. With April as Construction Month in BC, it is an opportunity to recognize workers in the construction industry for their efforts in building our community and maintaining structures that keep us safe in … Read more

April is Sikh Heritage Month

April is Sikh Heritage Month

April is Sikh Heritage Month in Canada. As the first of its kind in the world, Sikh Heritage Month is a celebration of the rich arts, culture, and heritage of Sikhs across Canada. It is also a recognition of the many contributions of the Sikh community in making Canada the country that it is today. … Read more

BCIT student recognized as one of the top architecture and design students of 2022

Future100 Kelly Wu Wu

Congratulations to BCIT fourth year Bachelor of Interior Design student Kelly Wu Wu for being named to The Future100 by Metropolis Magazine. The Future100 recognizes the most talented young designers graduating from North America’s architecture and design schools each year. Recipients not only proposed beautiful, well-designed spaces or buildings of all types but also pushed the … Read more

BCIT celebrates National Medical Laboratory Week

BCIT celebrates National Medical Laboratory Week

BCIT joins medical laboratory professionals across Canada to celebrate National Medical Laboratory Week from April 10 to 16. During this week, multiple landmarks across Canada are lit up in indigo to celebrate medical laboratory professionals who often working behind the scenes to provide accurate and timely laboratory test results – including COVID-19 testing – to … Read more

BCIT Sustainable Business Leadership students: Using businesses as a force for good

BCIT Sustainable Business Leadership students using businesses as a force for good

From the climate emergency and global pandemic to the growing inequality and systemic racism, many people are reflecting on the environment, economy, and society and asking what they can do to help in response to these interlocking crises. BCIT alumna Rose Kang is one of many individuals who aspired to be an agent of change. … Read more

Be your own inspiration: BCIT student Mitchell Garrett is an accessibility advocate

BCIT student Mitchell Garrett is an accessibility advocate

BCIT Marketing Communications student Mitchell Garrett is a goal keeper, not just on the ice playing para hockey but in every aspect of his life — from crafting a new career to advocating for people with disabilities. “No matter what situation you’re in, you have to have a next step,” explains Mitchell. “I always have a … Read more

BCIT Bachelor of Science in Nursing program recognized for Excellence in Open Education

BCcampus Award for Excellence in Open Education: BCIT BSN Program

Congratulations to the BCIT Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program for receiving the BCcampus Award for Excellence in Open Education. As an award recipient, the BCIT BSN program is recognized for its instrumental role in developing nursing open educational resources (OER). This contributed to a number of OER projects over the past two years, … Read more