BCIT education model in-demand around the world

Today, BCIT celebrated the official opening of the Three Gorges Polytechnic University (TGPU) Banan campus in Chongqing, China. Although students move into the state-of-the-art facility this year, the TFPU will welcome hundreds of students in Fall 2017 to learn from BCIT-developed aviation and automotive curriculum. The curriculum is equivalent to what a student would learn … Read more…

BCIT celebrates a night of infinite possibilities

In photo, from left – Distinguished Alumni Award recipients Frank Rizzardo and Suki Sekhon, Faculty and Staff Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Amy Fell, BCIT President Kathy Kinloch, 2017 Honorary Doctorate of Technology recipients Diana Swain and the Honourable David Emerson, Outstanding Student Leadership Award recipient Nadia Dobrianskaia. The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) held … Read more…

BCIT launches International diploma with China’s Zongshen Industry Group

BCIT - China - ZIG - Trudeau - Callbeck

Photo: From Left – Lawrence Gu, Dean International BCIT, Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, Doug Callbeck, Vice-President Industry Partnerships BCIT, Yao Li, Vice Presidents, ZIG. A new International Joint Educational Partnership Program between the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and Three Gorges Polytechnic University (TGPU) took flight in China last week at the … Read more…

CSI-Burnaby takes on gruesome (fake!) campsite murder

27 undergrads from California State University combed the BCIT Burnaby Campus last week for any clues into the gruesome discovery of (fake!) skeletal remains near the institute’s famed Guichon Creek. The faux crime-scene investigation was the beginning of a two-week field school lead by the BCIT Forensic Science and Technology Department — home to the … Read more…

BCIT and Siemens to collaborate on smart grid cybersecurity and microgrid research opportunities

Burnaby, BC — The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and Siemens Canada have entered into a new long-term collaborative relationship with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU). The agreement focuses on research and commercialization opportunities on smart grid cybersecurity and microgrids, identifying and pursuing application of new technologies in these growing markets. … Read more…

Leavitt Machinery Hydraulics Learning Lab launches

Delta, BC — The Leavitt Machinery Hydraulics Learning Lab at the BCIT Motive Power Centre for Excellence was officially named at a recent event attended by Leavitt Machinery senior representatives Todd Cullum, John Mutis, and Mike Leavitt. Leavitt Machinery’s support was used to fund advanced training aids and additional resources for the hydraulics learning lab at … Read more…

Dominic Barton, McKinsey & Co., to receive Honorary Doctorate of Technology from BCIT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2016 On Friday, June 24 at 9:00 a.m. the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) will recognize Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director of McKinsey & Company, with an Honorary Doctorate of Technology. This degree is presented to individuals who are widely acknowledged for outstanding and sustained achievement in their area … Read more…

Dominic Barton on BCIT as a world-class institution

Dominic Barton at BCIT

Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director of McKinsey & Company, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Technology today from BCIT. In his keynote address, Dominic told the BCIT Class of 2016: “You should be incredibly proud of the institution that you come from. It is world class and the results show you deliver more jobs for students … Read more…

Julie Payette, COO of the Montreal Science Centre, to receive Honorary Doctorate of Technology from BCIT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 23, 2016   On Thursday, June 23 at 2:30 p.m. the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) will recognize Julie Payette, Chief Operating Officer of the Montreal Science Centre with an Honorary Doctorate of Technology. This degree is presented to individuals who are widely acknowledged for outstanding and sustained achievement in … Read more…

2016 Honoring our Leaders – Aboriginal Graduation Ceremony

Just days before the 20th Anniversary of the Canadian National Aboriginal Day, nearly 200 students, elders, mentors, staff, and faculty gathered at a special ceremony to honour those who have achieved excellence within the BCIT Aboriginal community. This annual event is also an occasion to celebrate the success of Aboriginal students who will be convocating … Read more…