Community update from President Kathy Kinloch – May 6

Kathy Kinloch in the digital transformation centre on the BCIT campus

In this video update, BCIT President Kathy Kinloch shares an update on planning for the Fall return to campus, an important award, a new master’s program, and the launch of the BCIT Centre for Digital Transformation. President Kinloch also shares an exciting video featuring our new Industry Network Cybersecurity Lab and programming.  

Return-To-Campus Information Bulletin – April 30

Student on campus working on machinery

As you may recall, in early March the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training (AEST) announced that Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer, was advising the presidents of all public post-secondary institutions to prepare for a full return to on-campus education this September. Since this time, BCIT has been working with our numerous Institute … Read more

Mask requirements on campus – April 29

Person walking through campus wearing a mask

Following this week’s update from the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training, I would like to inform you of updated mask requirements as outlined in the Public Health Officer’s Workplace and Post-Secondary Institution Safety Order. Masks are now mandatory in all classrooms, labs, and shops, effective April 21, 2021. The graphic below, which was … Read more

Community update from President Kathy Kinloch – April 8

headshot of Kathy Kinloch

In today’s video update, President Kathy Kinloch shares exciting updates about three projects on the BCIT Burnaby Campus – Mass Timber Student Housing project, Health Sciences Centre, and Fraser Health Authority’s COVID-19 vaccination site. President Kinloch also reminds the community about health and wellness resources available to students, staff, and faculty.

BCIT supports vaccination rollout

Drive through vaccination

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, our BCIT community has been providing critical support to sectors that safeguard our health, well-being, and economic recovery. In our latest efforts to support the province in its COVID-19 vaccination rollout, BCIT is providing space on our Burnaby Campus for the Fraser Health Authority to deliver drive-through COVID-19 … Read more

Community update from President Kathy Kinloch – Feb 26

President's Update

In this video update, Kathy Kinloch speaks to the Institute’s new Respect, Diversity and Inclusion (RDI) Framework, proposed changes at the Annacis Island Campus, and reminds faculty, staff, and students of the health and wellness resources available. As we continue to navigate COVID-19 health restrictions, it’s important to make your health and well-being a priority. … Read more

BCIT is a Top 100 Employer in BC – for the eleventh year in a row

For more than 55 years, BCIT has built a reputation for educating job-ready students through applied, hands on learning. Behind that success is a dedicated team of faculty and staff who help BCIT deliver on its vision to empower people, shape BC, and inspire global progress. As a people-focused organization, BCIT is thrilled to be … Read more

Extended COVID-19 Provincial Orders – February 5

Electrical engineering student on campus

The Provincial Health Officer has announced an extension of the current COVID-19 province-wide restrictions. All public health orders are continuing until further notice. The timeline for easing restrictions depends on our individual actions and factors like the spread of the COVID-19 variants, vaccine supply, and hospitalization rates within the province. The Orders that continue to be … Read more

Safety checklist for faculty and staff arriving on campus

BCIT Burnaby campus in spring.

With the Winter semester in full swing for both online and blended learning, this is a reminder of the important steps BCIT faculty and staff must take before arriving on campus. Complete the Pandemic Exposure online course This is a mandatory 30-minute online course titled “BCIT Pandemic Exposure Control Plan”, available through the Employee Learning Hub in … Read more