BCIT and SFU Master’s student Macus Ong is runner up in BBC Wildlife Magazine Photo competition

Macus Ong is an international student in the BCIT and SFU Master of Science (MSc) in Ecological Restoration program with a passion for photography and to teach others about the environment through his work. While working on his MSc Applied Research Project, Macus photographed a stunning cormorant. He entered the photo in the BBC Wildlife … Read more

Electricians need to prepare for FSR certificate renewal in 2021

Did you know that the Technical Safety BC Electrical Field Safety Representative (FSR) certification will expire on the first day of your birth month in 2021, regardless of when you renewed it? Electrical Safety Regulation (section 10.1) now requires Class A, B or C FSRs to complete 8 hours of continuing education before they can … Read more

BCIT Forestry students win second place in the Technology Accreditation Canada Contest

Creating an award-winning report is no easy task, but recent graduates from the BCIT Forest and Natural Areas Management (FNAM) diploma program, Aaron Froc, Larissa Lau, Morgan Scott, and Aida Tribinevicius were up to the challenge. Students in the FNAM program complete an applied research project as part of their diploma, which includes the creation … Read more

Cross-school collaborative research on biochar for green infrastructure

The BCIT School of Construction and the Environment (SoCE) Green Value Strategies in Development Applied Research Endowment funded a cross-school collaborative research project on the use of a sustainable filtration material called biochar to remove chemical contaminant from stormwater to improve water quality in creeks and rivers. The long term goal is to incorporate biochar … Read more

How an ocean of curiosity led BCIT Geomatics student to pursuing a career as a hydrographic surveyor

A reflective gaze toward the open sea might be how some of us ponder one of life’s riddles or to dream away a warm holiday afternoon. But for a creative Vancouver Island student enrolled in the BCIT Geomatics Engineering Technology Diploma program, a curious glance across the waves is often to imagine what topographic mysteries … Read more

BCIT recognized as ACI Outstanding University for eighth year

For the eighth year, BCIT has been recognized by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) as an Outstanding University for the University Student Activities Program. This prestigious ACI recognition is presented to post-secondary institutions that have successfully participated in ACI activities and programs. The BCIT Civil Engineering Bachelor of Engineering program in the School of Construction and the … Read more

BCIT Carpentry students receive HAVAN Centra Cares Scholarships

BCIT Carpentry students Nicholas Fast, Kyle Li, Hairun Huang, and Conor MacPherson are recipients of the 2020 Home Builders Association Vancouver (HAVAN) Scholarship. With physical distancing in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, students were presented their scholarships during the online HAVAN Annual General Meeting. Since 1998, HAVAN and the Centra Cares Program have partnered to … Read more

BCIT Interior Design students receive Honorable Mention for Indigenous-inspired project

BCIT Interior Design students Kelly Wu and Lauren Binstead received an Honorable Mention at the 2019-2020 IDEC (Interior Design Educators Council) Student Design Competition sponsored by Council for Interior Design Qualification. The student project submission was titled “Self Circle“. This project was inspired by the tenets of Salish First Nations groups with the design of this center … Read more

BC Construction Month 2020: celebrating essential workers

For BC Construction Month 2020, it is especially important to thank workers in the construction industry for their efforts in building our community and maintaining structures to keep us functioning safely. BC’s construction industry consists of more than 250,000 workers, and many of whom are essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. From skilled workers and … Read more

The Bauhaus Exhibit at BCIT

The Bauhaus Exhibit celebrates the innovative approach to design and architecture developed at the Bauhaus Art School. Thank you to the German Consul General Dr. Schmidt and the staff of the Consulate General of Germany in Vancouver with the support of Thomas Kauertz, HAWK – University of Applied Science and Arts for the opportunity to … Read more