Sean Poole elected President of the BCIT Alumni Association

The BCIT Alumni Association is proud to announce that Sean Poole, COO, Vancouver Island Ferry Company, was elected as the Association’s newest President following former President Emil Bosnjak’s retirement at the 2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on June 12. Prior to this, Sean served on the board as Vice President from 2023 to 2024 and … Read more

Alumni discover their personal brand at the 2024 BCIT Alumni Association AGM and Feature Presentation

On June 12, more than 200 BCIT alumni gathered for the 2024 BCIT Alumni Association Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Feature Presentation at the BCIT Downtown Campus Tech Collider—a next-generation learning space and event venue. The event was the Association’s first in-person AGM since 2019 and it gave attendees an opportunity to reflect on the … Read more

Trades students at BCIT to benefit from $5M in scholarship funding thanks to Beedie Luminaries’ BUILD program

Students pursing a career in skilled trades can apply for critical financial support thanks to a new trades scholarship program, BUILD, Beedie Luminaries has launched. Projected to support nearly 300 students in the next five years, over $5.5 million will be committed to the BUILD scholarship fund. Beedie Luminaries, a scholarship foundation founded by developer … Read more

Spring into student success: generosity blooms from the BCIT community

This past holiday season, BCIT’s community of generous supporters came together once again to support the Student Success Fund. Contributions to the Student Success Fund provide emergency bursaries, grants, and other funding to the students who need it most. “We’re so grateful to our amazing donors,” says Jackie Jacob, Executive Director, BCIT Foundation. “Because of … Read more

BCIT Entrance Awards and Scholarships event honours student excellence

Image of the group of students and donors who attending the 2023 Entrance Awards & Scholarships Event

On November 16, more than 200 people gathered at the BCIT Burnaby Campus for the 2023 Entrance Awards and Scholarships Celebration. The inspiring event gave these exemplary student recipients the opportunity to not only thank the donors who made their awards possible, but also meet members of the BCIT leadership who were excited to see … Read more