BCIT faculty advocates for a holistic approach to wildfire management

In 2023, the Province of British Columbia (BC) had over 2.84 million hectares of forest and land burned, tens of thousands of evacuees, and hundreds of homes lost or damaged due to wildfires. The Government of BC called the 2023 wildfire season as “the most destructive in BC history”. In a recent talk at TEDx … Read more

The impact of artificial intelligence on BC’s workforce in 2024

BCIT students use artificial intelligence to solve industry challenges.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to play a big role in how businesses operate. According to the Labour Market Outlook 2023 report, professional, scientific, and technical services industries will continue to grow rapidly in the next decade, with over 120,000 job openings in Computer systems design and related services. Despite the initial concerns of AI … Read more

BCIT steers into a zero emissions future

In an effort to build a green economy, the Government of Canada announced that they will be requiring 100% of car and passenger truck sales to be zero-emission by 2035. The plan has been put in place to cut pollution from all sectors of the economy – including from the transportation sector, which accounts for … Read more

Our People: Meet Nitasha Naiker, Program Head, Accounting and Finance Diplomas

Nitasha Naiker, Program Head, BCIT Accounting and Finance Diplomas headshot on a blue background.

Putting people at the core of everything we do is paramount at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. We are committed to ensuring our people — those who make BCIT distinct, are developing while feeling valued, supported, and connected. BCIT is a people-first organization. We aim to celebrate our employees by sharing their stories through the Our … Read more

BCIT ranked among Canada’s best for International students

A group of students asking questions at the BCIT Student Services fair.

BCIT is pleased to rank twelfth among Canada’s best institutes in CourseCompare’s Best Colleges in Canada for international students in 2023 list and eleventh on their Canada’s Best Co-op Programs of 2023 list. Using data from Statistics Canada and provincial governments, in combination with reporting by colleges and recent graduates, CourseCompare’s evidence-based ranking is the … Read more

Two BCIT students recognized as top performing students in architecture and design by Metropolis Magazine 2023

BCIT Burnaby Campus

Congratulations to BCIT Bachelor of Architectural Science student Matthew Keller, and BCIT Bachelor of Interior Design student, David (Yu) Kim, for being named in The Future100 by Metropolis Magazine 2023! The Future100 recognizes the most talented young designers graduating from North America’s architecture and design schools each year. Recipients not only proposed beautiful, well-designed spaces … Read more

BCIT stands in support of the 2S/LGBTQIA+ communities

BCIT building with a rainbow crosswalk

In response to the anti-SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) protests happening across Canada today, we want to acknowledge that this event may adversely impact members of our BCIT community, particularly members of our 2S/LGBTQIA+ community, and feel disruptive to the safe and inclusive environment we are committed to creating at BCIT.   We want to … Read more

BCIT recognized as a top performer in the 2023 Sustainable Campus Index

Once again, BCIT has been recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) as a top performer in the 2023 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI), tying for fifth with the University of California, Berkeley, in the category of Wellbeing and Work. Association for Advancing Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) AASHE empowers higher education … Read more

BCIT introduces the 2023 BCIT Accessibility Plan in a significant step to championing diversity and inclusion

BCIT Accessibility Plan 2023

BCIT honoured and excited to introduce the BCIT Accessibility Plan 2023, our first Institute plan in support of the Accessible British Columbia Act (ABCA). Compliance with this legislation is a requirement for all post-secondary institutions but we are proud to say that BCIT has been leading the way in our sector. Our plan exceeds all … Read more

Our People: Meet Garrett Kryt, Program Head, BCIT MAKE+ Applied Research

Garrett Kryt, Program Head, MAKE+ Applied Research

Putting people at the core of everything we do is paramount at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. We are committed to ensuring our people — those who make BCIT distinct, are developing while feeling valued, supported, and connected. BCIT is a people-first organization. We aim to celebrate our employees by sharing their stories through the Our … Read more