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

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

BCIT students win big at IDEC Student Design Competition

BCIT Interior Design students Jessica Tarumoto, Saebom Kim, and David Kim took home the top prize at the 2021 Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Student Design Competition. The IDEC Student Design Competition asked students to combine the educational structure of a vertical studio with the practice of service learning. The students were thrilled to learn … Read more

BCIT student receives 2020 SARA National Student Design Award

Anthony Marques

When Anthony Marques moved to BC from Venezuela to attend the Architectural Science program at BCIT, he did not foresee winning a national student architecture award, let alone one in its highest category. The BCIT student received a National Student Design Award of Excellence from the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA), and said he … Read more

Moving Forward: Let’s Talk Anti-Racism

Moving Forward: Let's Talk Anti-Racism

Education, awareness, and dialogue are critical to bringing about change. BCIT — in collaboration with Judy Phipps, BCGEU Support Staff, the BCIT Alumni Association, Broadcast and Media Communications department, Diversity Circles, the Respect, Diversity, and Inclusion Office (RDI) — invites you to participate in Moving Forward – Let’s talk Anti-Racism, a discussion with two high-profile BCIT alumni … Read more