Computing Department co-hosts DigiGirlz Day with Microsoft Canada

Recently, the Computing Department teammed up with Microsoft Canada to co-sponsor Vancouver’s DigiGirlz Day. The event was organized to celebrate and encourage female students entering the technology field. About 50 female high school students from all over the metro region; a few high school teachers; and 20-plus volunteers from Microsoft, BCIT, and SAP met at … Read more

Plenty of Fish hosts Hackathon for computing students

2 days, 20 students, 5 teams, $7,000, 1 great Hackathon In early March, Plenty of Fish (POF) Media, a Vancouver-based online dating company, invited 20 of BCIT’s top computing students for a two-day Hackathon. The challenge? Build an app for a wearable tech device which aims to transform online dating. POF selected the top 20 … Read more