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

New BCIT Building Energy Modelling program to help prepare industry for net-zero ready buildings by 2030

Building energy modelling has become an important part of the building design process, and qualified practitioners are needed to meet the demand. The new, part-time BCIT Building Energy Modelling and Performance Analysis (BEMPA)  Advanced Certificate program will help prepare industry for net-zero ready buildings by 2030. Graduates of this program are expected to be hired … Read more

Caroline Dépatie appointed Associate Dean, Natural Resources and Environment

Dr. Caroline Dépatie, BPE, MA, PhD is the newly-appointed Associate Dean of Natural Resources and Environment in the BCIT School of Construction and the Environment (SOCE). Caroline is originally from Montreal, the unceded Indigenous land of the Kanien’kehá:ka/Mohawk, known as a gathering place of meeting and exchange amongst Nations. She has lived on ancestral Coast … Read more

BCIT Interior Design students place first and third in the 2022 IDEC Student Competition

At the 2022 Interior Design Education Council (IDEC) Student Design Competition, BCIT’s Interior Design student team comprised of David Kim (3rd year), Carley Steeves (2nd year), and Carlos Valdez (3rd year) placed first in the Pacific West Region and placed third in North America for their project Kinship—a live-work space that evokes beauty though feelings … Read more

BCIT Trades alumni share invaluable advice on being an entrepreneur

The BCIT School of Construction and the Environment, BCIT Student Association (BCITSA) Entrepreneurial Services and BCITSA Career Services were pleased to bring back the first in-person annual Trades Entrepreneur Panel event since the pandemic. Made up of successful BCIT trades alumni and entrepreneurs, the esteemed panel spoke to a captive audience of trades students about … Read more