3 ways to participate in Ecocity 2019 without leaving campus

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From October 7 – 11, BCIT will welcome the world to the Ecocity World Summit 2019 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. For those unable to attend the Summit in person, don’t feel left out! There are many ways to lean in and participate around the topics of sustainability, without leaving the comfort of your campus. … Read more

Investment in trades and technology equipment benefits students at BCIT

Today, Premier John Horgan announced $5.4 million in additional skills training funding for trades and technology students at 15 public post-secondary institutions – with $500,000 directly benefiting the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). “The more access students get to up-to-date technology the better they are prepared once they leave the classroom,” said Melanie Mark, … Read more

BCIT students are putting a ‘woof’ over their heads

Thanks to our BCIT Technology Teacher Education (TTED) students, not all housing needs to be expensive. For our furry friends, that is. One of the first projects for TTED students this term was to build a wooden dog house. Ten, 4′ X 3′ custom-made houses were completed in only a few short weeks and they’re … Read more

BCIT students connected to Lights of Hope tradition

Last night was the reveal of one of Vancouver’s best holiday traditions: the St. Paul’s Lights of Hope display. For over 15 years, BCIT students have played a huge role leading up to this big night. For starters, BCIT Instructor Don Zaklan leads a group of BCIT Electrical Foundation students to a bevy of lights, wires … Read more

BCIT SMART Microgrid named a “Top 50 BC Innovations to Watch”

Congratulations to the BCIT Smart Microgrid Applied Research Team (SMART), named a “Top 50 B.C. Innovation to Watch” in the November issue of Business in Vancouver (page 18). The Energy Oasis Project—the SMART team project that’s been in the works since 2007—has been fully operational since 2016. This microgrid, in a nutshell, is an efficient, cost-effective … Read more

BCIT dedicates mining lab to benefactor

The John Salisbury Mining Lab and the John Salisbury Memorial Endowment will support future students For immediate release: April 12, 2012 BURNABY, BC: The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is proud to announce the naming of the John Salisbury Mining Lab, in recognition of the significant gift from Mr. Salisbury to BCIT which establishes … Read more