BCIT Forest Society receives Minister’s Award for Innovation and Excellence

BCIT Forest Society receives Minister’s Award for Innovation and Excellence

Congratulations to the BCIT Forest Society (BCITFS), along with instructor Jonathan Smyth, on receiving the 2020 Minister’s Award for Innovation and Excellence in Woodlot Management for the Coast area. Woodlot licensees are small scale forest managers which use sustainable long-term practices to harvest timber on Crown and private lands. They also have a duty to … Read more

BCIT Zero Energy Buildings Learning Centre receives Inspired Educator Award

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The BCIT School of Construction and the Environment has fostered sustainability in its curriculum and operations for decades, and is now honored to be recognized by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). Congratulations to the BCIT Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB) Learning Centre for receiving the Inspired Educator Award at the 2021 CAGBC Awards. Award recipients … Read more

BCIT becomes first Adobe Creative Campus in Western Canada

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As digital transformation continues to impact workplaces and entire sectors, the need for digital literacy has never been greater. BCIT has a long history of fostering innovation and responding to change, and is proud to be the first Adobe Creative Campus in Western Canada. BCIT students, staff, and faculty can now access the entire Adobe … Read more

BCIT and Canadian Tire partner to deliver customized automotive apprenticeship training

BCIT and Canadian Tire partner to deliver customized automotive apprenticeship training

When it comes to cutting-edge trades training that meets industry demand, BCIT has once again demonstrated it is leading the charge. BCIT has partnered with Canadian Tire stores across BC to create an automotive apprenticeship training program uniquely tailored to Canadian Tire’s service standards and specifications, as well as to meet the growing demand for … Read more

BCIT receives award for South Wetland Restoration Project

BCIT was awarded a 2021 Environmental Star by the City of Burnaby (the City) for the South Wetland Restoration Project located on the Burnaby campus. The City’s Environmental Awards Program acknowledges the contributions of select individuals and groups to the advancement of environmental sustainability. BCIT was presented the award in the category of Community Stewardship, … Read more

Looking Ahead: Computing and IT in 2021 and beyond

Looking ahead in Computing and IT in 2021 and beyond

Much like BC’s most prominent technology (tech) companies, the BCIT School of Computing and Academic Studies shifted entirely to remote learning in response to the pandemic. The School successfully leveraged its strong ties to industry and cutting-edge technologies to deliver applied learning virtually. In some ways, Computing and IT students benefited from the online approach … Read more

Looking Ahead: Transportation in 2021 and beyond

BCIT Looking Ahead in Transportation

The pandemic impacted Canada’s transportation sectors in a variety of ways – with some being met with colossal challenges, and others bestowed with new opportunities. The BCIT School of Transportation also encountered hurdles and hidden benefits as it swiftly innovated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and changing industry demands. Insight into how the past … Read more

Looking Ahead: Trades and Apprenticeships in 2021 and beyond

Looking ahead trades and apprenticeships

Although the shift in education and workplace protocols brought about changes to the trades sector over the last year, BCIT Trades and Apprenticeships programs responded swiftly and seized new opportunities that came along as a result. Many of these opportunities leave a lasting impact beyond the classroom – shaping the industry and future generations of … Read more

Looking Ahead: Health Sciences in 2021 and beyond

One could argue that no other sector has been more directly impacted by COVID-19 than healthcare. Students and faculty in the BCIT School of Health Sciences are all too aware of this and have displayed utmost resilience as they adapted to new methods of learning brought on by the pandemic. Looking back over the last … Read more

Looking Ahead: Business and Media in 2021 and beyond

The School of Business + Media is a shining example of how BCIT has adapted and innovated in response to the pandemic. With over 100 programs and 300 courses, the School successfully pivoted to mainly online delivery while continuing to provide students with applied learning taught by instructors who are industry experts. These industry connections … Read more