Indigenous Internship Program prioritizes inclusion of Traditional Knowledge in research on impacts of marine shipping on coastal communities in Canada

Continuing on the success of the Indigenous Internship Program’s inaugural year, Clear Seas is launching the 2022 edition of this important educational initiative, in collaboration with Mitacs and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). “The program is intended to build capacity within Indigenous communities by providing opportunities for the students to connect with the … Read more

The new era of digital innovation: BCIT co-hosts the Vancouver International Privacy and Security Summit 2022

The world is at the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that will fundamentally alter the way people work, live, and play as we accelerate the move towards digital platforms. In understanding the impact of technologies and innovation on privacy and security, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and Northeastern University – Vancouver (Northeastern) are co-hosting the … Read more

VCC’s heavy mechanical trades transferring to BCIT

Mechanical maintenance and heavy mechanical repairs are in-demand skills with hundreds of students graduating from heavy duty programs every year in BC Since 2014, Vancouver Community College (VCC) and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) have shared a campus on Annacis Island where both institutions have offered Heavy Mechanical Trades (HMT) programming. In April … Read more

BCIT and GVBOT partner to provide Environmental, Social, and Governance leadership training

BCIT launches ESG microcredential training

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade are excited to announce the launch of the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Fundamentals Microcredential, an ambitious and innovative program designed to equip British Columbians with the skills and training to position our region at the forefront of the global ESG movement. … Read more

Forbes List: BCIT recognized as Canada’s Best Employers 2022

BCIT Canada's Best Employers 2022

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has been named on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers 2022. This prestigious award ranked BCIT in the twelfth place out of 300 organizations and companies from across Canada. As an award recipient, BCIT is recognized for its corporate social responsibility and the impact that the Institute … Read more

What you need to know coming to campus: BCIT checklist for Winter 2022

BCIT winter

Consistent with current Provincial Health Office and Ministry guidelines, BCIT will be returning to in-person learning and teaching at our campuses on Monday, January 10, 2022. Whether you’re coming to campus for the first time, or have already been back, we welcome you to the Winter term and wish you a safe and productive 2022. … Read more

BCIT Winter Term 2022 Update

BCIT Burnaby campus in spring.

Given the rapidly evolving pandemic and high incidence of Omicron cases, we wanted to provide an update on return to campus for the Winter Term. In consideration of the latest COVID-19 update from the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) and in consultation with the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training, BCIT has decided to delay a … Read more

More than 30 years later: Remembering the Montreal Massacre

On December 6, 1989, a senseless act of gender-based violence at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal claimed the lives of 14 women. This tragedy shook our country and led Parliament to declare December 6 as The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. It has been over 30 years since the devastating Montreal … Read more

BCIT teams up with BC post-secondaries to help UBC grads in their cap and gown experience

BCIT supports UBC grads

It was late Friday afternoon on November 19 when the University of British Columbia (UBC) contacted BCIT for help as their graduation regalia was stuck in a courier truck due to last week’s storm and would not arrive in time for UBC’s convocation ceremonies beginning the following Tuesday, November 23. When BCIT Senior Events and … Read more

Fireweed episode 5: To tech or not to tech

Fireweed episode 5: To tech or not to tech

Technology itself does not support or enhance learning. It’s the way we use them. Technology in the classroom is nothing new, and it’s always evolving. Innovators like UBC’s Dr. Claudia Krebs are using technologies like virtual and augmented reality to really bring course content to life. At BCIT, James Rout, Associate Vice-President, Education Support and … Read more