BCIT Summer 2021 Convocation Ceremony celebrates graduates

BCIT Summer Convocation 2021

A big congratulations to the BCIT Graduating Class of Summer 2021! On July 28, the Summer 2021 Convocation Ceremony took place which celebrated over 3,000 BCIT graduates, and was hosted by Kevin Lim, BCIT alumnus and Morning Host on 104.9 KiSS RADiO. BCIT graduates took part in the virtual ceremony, along with their families, friends, … Read more

Get your COVID-19 vaccine – BCIT Vaccination Site

Lot B Covid vaccine site

Update January 12, 2022: An appointment is now required for COVID-19 tests and vaccines at the BCIT Burnaby Campus Testing and Immunization site. Drop-ins are not permitted at this time. All members of the community are encouraged to make an appointment to get their COVID-19 vaccines at the Burnaby Campus Vaccination site or another site … Read more

New EV chargers coming to British Columbia

The Government of Canada is making it easier for Canadians to drive electric – transforming the way Canadians get to where they need to go. Today, as part of #EVWeekinCanada, the Honourable Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, announced a combined … Read more

BCIT Pandemic-Resilient Jobs Report identifies most in-demand jobs for 2021 and beyond

BCIT-Pandemic-Resilient Jobs Report 2021

What does the future hold? While the past year has taught us that it’s impossible to predict, we can look at current trends in today’s workforce to more accurately forecast opportunities for tomorrow’s. That’s why the SITE Centre of Excellence produced the BCIT Pandemic-Resilient Jobs Report. By looking at economic trends across BC sectors combined … Read more

How one BCIT railway program is creating opportunities for Indigenous learners

BCIT Indigenous Railway program

The impact of the railway industry on the Canadian economy can’t be downplayed. Over $320 billion worth of products are transported each year—and here in BC, those railways are increasingly being operated by Indigenous youth. Rail companies in BC have been looking for ways to bring in new talent as large segments of their workforce … Read more

Updated guidelines on BCIT-related travel

Below are updated BCIT-related travel guidelines based on guidance from the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training and the Provincial Health Officer. For students, BCIT-related travel is typically related to field school trips, practicum placements, international field schools, study abroad, conferences, and events. For staff and faculty, BCIT-related travel is typically related to conferences, … Read more

BCIT prepares for Fall 2021 – New Provincial Guidelines Transition

Following last week’s announcement that marked Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan, the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training has released the COVID-19 Return-to-Campus Guidelines to support post-secondaries across the province in preparing for ongoing safe learning and working this fall. The COVID-19 Return-to-Campus Guidelines are designed to parallel BC’s four-step Restart Plan and were … Read more

9 Part-time programs that contribute to a better future

BCIT 9 Part-time programs that contribute to a better future

Much like there’s no shortage of programs, frameworks, and initiatives proving that industries and organizations are committed to investing in communities and protecting the planet, there’s no shortage of educational pathways that can help you make a positive impact.  Enrolling in Part-time Studies related to social responsibility and environmental stewardship is one of the best … Read more

BCIT releases the Soul of the Fraser: Highlighting threat to estuary

Soul of the Fraser

“It’s a critical moment for the Fraser River estuary,” says Ken Ashley, Director, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Rivers Institute.    “We need to protect it,” he says. “It’s the eleventh hour.”   This urgency comes through in Ken’s upcoming book, The Soul of The Fraser.  “The estuary, which has experienced myriad developmental pressures for over … Read more