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

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

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

BCIT Power Engineering students pilot cloud-based simulator

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

BCIT GIS students bring winning ‘hack’ to life with City of Maple Ridge

BCIT students win first prize in Maple Ridge hackathon

BCIT Geographic Information Systems (GIS) students Jenna Kim, Habi Sivakaran, Callum Bowles, and Martina Todorova won first prize in a hackathon hosted by the City of Maple Ridge (the City). The online hackathon ran from December 2020 to February 2021, the focus of which was ‘Connecting our Community through Technology.’ The City’s goal was to … Read more

Leading digital transformation: BCIT co-hosts Vancouver International Privacy and Security Summit

Leading digital transformation BCIT co-hosts Vancouver International Privacy and Security Summit

As a leader in digital transformation, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is co-hosting the Vancouver International Privacy and Security Summit (VIPSS) from May 5-7, 2021. The virtual Summit will connect over 1,000 security and privacy professionals from around the world to discuss important security issues as the move to digital platforms accelerates. With … Read more