An international student guide to studying and working in Canada

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BCIT is home to approximately 3,750 international students from almost 100 countries around the globe. Graduating from BCIT is more than a credential for international students. For many, it means returning home with a globally recognized education, being equipped with future-proof and relevant skills to support in-demand jobs, or the ability to pursue pathway to … Read more

Women in Engineering: Tips for starting a successful career in Electrical Engineering

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As a BCIT alumna, and now an Assistant Instructor in the BCIT Electrical Engineering program, Jessica Wilson has a wealth of knowledge about the engineering profession. In an interview with her, she speaks on her top tips for those looking to start a career in engineering, and the value of diversity in the field. Choosing an … Read more

Women in Engineering: BCIT student shares her top tips for success in Marine Engineering

BCIT student, Ana Cross, wearing blue coveralls, blue gloves, and safety glasses, while working on ship machinery.

According to Engineers Canada, only 20% of newly licensed engineers in Canada identify as women. In support of building an inclusive future in engineering, BCIT is hosting an Engineering Panel Event and Info Session on March 29 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm PDT. The panel features notable alumnae and students who will share their career … Read more

BCIT engineers an inclusive future for women

BCIT Marine Engineering alumna Ana Cross working on ship machinery.

According to Engineers Canada, women are still underrepresented in the workplace. In 2022, only 48% of entry level corporate roles are women. This number drops significantly in engineering professions, where only 20% of newly licensed engineers in Canada identify as women. As part of BCIT’s mission in building an inclusive future, the Institute is proud … Read more

BCIT Aerospace helps students land careers at WestJet and Porter Airlines

BCIT Aerospace Technology Campus (ATC)

The BCIT Airline and Flight Operations Commercial Pilot (Fixed-wing) program provides students with seamless employment pathways to notable aerospace companies such as WestJet and Porter Airlines. Through the WestJet Encore Pathway program and the Destination Porter program, students have the opportunity to fast-track their careers in aviation upon successful graduation of their BCIT diploma. The … Read more

Winter 2023 Convocation ceremonies: Congratulations BCIT graduates

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The BCIT Winter 2023 Convocation celebrated over 500 students across three in-person ceremonies this March. We are proud to have more of our students join our 200,000 BCIT alumni, and we are excited to see the vital contributions they will bring to their local communities and across the globe. In one of the most anticipated … Read more