Burnaby students use the Force to…write computer code?!

Taylor Park Elementary School students were guided by the Force last week when they wrote their first line of computer code. They were joined by thousands of Jedi (ahem…students) around the world in the largest learning event in history—The Hour of Code. The Hour of Code is a simple introduction to computer science – designed … Read more

Ray Kurzweil tells the future at BCIT

BCIT, the BCIT Alumni Association, and the BCIT Student Association hosted leading author, inventor, and futurist Ray Kurzweil at the Burnaby campus November 16. “I think there’s going to be a revolution in higher education,” said Kurzweil to a packed space of nearly 1000 students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Kurzweil offered a glimpse into the … Read more

Aboriginal Services honours 2015 graduates and unveils 50th Anniversary Housepost

Last September, BCIT commissioned a local Squamish First Nations artist to design and carve a Housepost, to be installed in the lobby of SW1 as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations. On June 11, 2015 that vision was realized, and the Housepost was officially unveiled in a unique celebration that coincided with the BCIT Aboriginal … Read more

Trailblazing grad continues work on campus

Rosa Lin

If you follow our Life at BCIT student blogs, the name Rosa Lin should be a familiar one. Rosa was a BCIT student blogger for the School of Construction and the Environment in 2013-2014 as she worked to complete her master’s degree. Rosa has the remarkable distinction of being the first person to graduate from … Read more

BCIT heads national college ranking

For Immediate Release Toronto, ON (22 October 2014) British Columbia Institute of Technology led all colleges in Canada by attracting $15.2 million of research funding in Fiscal 2013, according to Research Infosource Inc.which released its annual ranking of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges today. In total, 3 BC institutions on the Top 50 list attracted … Read more