Matthew Woodruff appointed Associate Dean of the Trades and Technology Complex

BCIT School of Construction and the Environment (SOCE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Woodruff as the new Associate Dean, Trades and Technology Complex. In this role, Matthew will act as a strategic advisor to the School community, and will be responsible for championing the academic needs of the Trades and Technology Complex … Read more

BCIT Trades Entrepreneurship Panel 2023

The BCIT School of Construction and the Environment, BCIT Student Association (BCITSA) Entrepreneurial Services, and BCITSA Career Services collaborated on the annual ASK AN EXPERT: Trades Entrepreneurship Panel 2023. Made up of successful BCIT trades alumni and entrepreneurs, the esteemed panel spoke to over 60 trades students about their personal experiences and shared essential advice … Read more

The BCIT Carpentry recipients of the 2023 HAVAN Scholarship Awards

For the past 22 years, the Homebuilders Association of Vancouver (HAVAN) has been awarding scholarships to deserving BCIT students. This year, at the HAVAN Annual General Meeting, BCIT Carpentry Instructor Derek Klassen was proud to announce this year’s four deserving Carpentry student recipients for the 2023 HAVAN Scholarships – Michael Abenes, Jessika Porter, Govind Hair, … Read more

BCIT researchers reveal new considerations for identifying wetlands

BCIT Natural Resources faculty Julia Alards-Tomalin and retired former BCIT Forest and Natural Areas Management Instructor Jace Standish have been working on research to help improve understanding around identifying wetlands in the Lower Mainland Fraser Valley (LMFV). Their research, published in the Journal of Wetland Science and Practice (October 2022), found that vegetation was reliable … Read more

BCIT Building Science student receives CitiesAlive International Research Award

Tackling climate change implications will need movement towards sustainability on many fronts. One of the mechanisms for combatting some of the implications of climate change include the implementation of green infrastructure. Inclusive are green roofs. Better yet, a connected blue-green roof. Harveer (Harvy) Singh Takhar, a part-time BCIT Building Science/Building Engineering graduate student, spent a … Read more

The BCIT United Way Halloween Pancake Breakfast 2022 broke all records

What an incredible BCIT United Way Halloween Pancake Breakfast hosted by the BCIT School of Construction and the Environment at the NE 4 Carpentry Shop! It was the biggest and best pancake breakfast yet with over 1,600 pancakes served, and $10,190 raised. We missed having the fundraiser in the last couple of years because of … Read more

BCIT Instructor Richard Yoo receives the 2022 BCWWA Stanley S. Copp Award

The 2022 BC Water and Waste Association (BCWWA) presented BCIT Piping Trades instructor and BCIT alumnus Richard Yoo with the Stanley S. Copp Award. This award is given to an individual to recognize outstanding and continued service to the BCWWA. Richard’s passion for the water sector and as an instructor stems from his personal experience … Read more

Celebrating 15 Years of Excellence for the BCIT Civil Engineering Bachelor of Engineering

Photo of some of the 2022 BCIT Civil Engineering Degree grads with Wayne Hand, Dean, Steven Kuan, Associate Dean,  Engineering and Geospatial Technologies, and Poureya Bazargani, Faculty, Civil Engineering, to celebrate this milestone. The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Department of Civil Engineering is celebrating 15 successful years of the BCIT Civil Engineering Bachelor of … Read more

BCIT students win at Skills Canada National Competition 2022

Congratulations to all BCIT students who participated in the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) 2022. The annual Competition provides students the opportunity to experience careers in the skilled trades and applied technologies. This year’s competition was held in-person at the Vancouver Convention Centre West from May 26-27. More than 300 high school and post-secondary students … Read more

Martin Bollo honoured by the CSCE with Fellow Designation

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is proud to see Martin Bollo, Faculty, Civil Engineering, elected as Fellow by the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE). Martin is the first BCIT Civil Engineering faculty member to receive the prestigious Fellow distinction. A Fellow has attained civil engineering excellence and has contributed actively towards the … Read more