BCIT students place top spots in 2019 Canadian Mining Games

Earlier this year, the BCIT Mining Engineering team participated in the 2019 Canadian Mining Games with their inaugural appearance to compete against 11 other Canadian Universities in a four day event. With the help and support from BCIT School of Construction and the Environment, Mining Faculty, and company sponsorship, the team traveled to Edmonton, Alberta for … Read more

Steven Kuan appointed Associate Dean, Natural Resources and Engineering

BCIT Associate Dean, Steven Kuan

BCIT is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Kuan Ph.D., P.Eng., FEC to the position of Associate Dean, Natural Resources and Engineering, School of Construction and the Environment. Steven brings to the position over 25 years of civil engineering experience in academia, government, consulting and research. Specifically, he has led large multi-disciplinary teams to develop … Read more

BCIT celebrates Construction Month 2019

BCIT School of Construction and the Environment (SOCE) is a proud sponsor of the BC Construction Association (BCCA) Construction Month 2019.  The BC’s construction industry is 250,000+ workers strong. Skilled trades, architects, engineers, training providers and many more are celebrated in Construction Month. On April 23, 2019, BCIT hosted a special Contractors Breakfast for construction faculty, staff and students. The pop-up … Read more

BCIT recognized as an ACI Outstanding University

BCIT has been recognized by American Concrete Institute (ACI) as an Outstanding University for 2018. This ACI recognition is presented to post-secondary institutions that have participated in ACI activities and programs. The 2018 award marks the seventh year that BCIT has been honoured as an Outstanding University by ACI. BCIT Civil Engineering students have attended ACI … Read more

HAVAN Centra Cares BCIT Scholarship 2019 award winners

Photo Credit: HAVAN

This year’s recipients for the Home Builders Association Vancouver (HAVAN) Centra Cares BCIT Scholarship award are Ciaron Driscoll, Luke Evans, Marcus Capaz and Farokh Alipour. HAVAN, in partnership with the Centra Cares Program, provides four annual scholarships in support of students in the BCIT Carpentry Framing and Forming Program. Funding for the scholarships is raised at the HAVAN Annual Fall Classic … Read more

2019 BCIT Engineering Panel and Info Session

The third annual BCIT Engineering Panel and Info Session was held on March 13 with numerous prospective BCIT students in attendance to learn more about program offerings, especially those in the School of Construction and the Environment, the School of Energy, the School of Transportation, and the School of Health Sciences. The panel of BCIT students and faculty shared … Read more

How BCIT is providing specialized training for marine welders

Where there’s metal, there are welders. Welding is everywhere, from transportation to infrastructure and everything in between. As the demand for welders continues to grow, there is a need for specialized courses to train apprentice and certified welders in providing service unique to specific fields, such as marine. With collaboration from the National Shipbuilding Strategy and Seaspan, … Read more

Michael Currie appointed Associate Dean, Building Design and Construction Technology

BCIT is pleased to announce that Michael Currie has been appointed Associate Dean, Building Design and Construction Technology, School of Construction and the Environment (SOCE). Michael comes with a wealth of experience in academia. Previously, he was the Program Head of the Architectural and Building Technology Diploma (ABT) program at SOCE. In this position, his primary responsibilities included … Read more

BCIT welcomes New Associate Certificate in Industrial Wood Processing

BCIT Industrial Wood Processing

BCIT welcomed the first graduating cohort from the pilot program of Associate Certificate in Industrial Wood Processing (IWP), School of Construction and the Environment (SoCE). The first cohort graduated from the pilot program in December 2018. The success of the pilot program has created another cohort of students who started in January 2019 and an additional to … Read more

The green conversation with BCIT: GVHBA Builders’ Breakfast Series

As a sponsor of the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’​ Association (GVHBA) Builders’ Breakfast Series, the BCIT School of Construction and the Environment (SOCE) led an informative session on topics related to constructing high performance buildings and new green strategies in construction. BCIT speakers for this session included Alexandre Hebert, Manager, Zero Energy Buildings, Dr. Christine Thuring, Faculty, Centre for … Read more