Dr. Jennie Moore recognized for sustainability work

Dr. Jennie Moore, Associate Dean, Building Design and Construction Technology in the BCIT School of Construction and the Environment, has received the prestigious YWCA Women of Distinction Award in Environmental Sustainability for 2017. Jennie was recognized for—among other things—leading BCIT’s sustainability policy, facilitating the development of new educational programs and credentials to meet the needs of BC’s emerging … Read more

BCIT student chapter of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering wins 2017 President’s Award

BCIT CSCE Chapter wins CSCE President's Award 2017

The BCIT Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) Chapter has been awarded the 2017 Canadian Society for Civil Engineering President’s Award as the top student chapter in Canada.  BCIT will share the first place award with the University of Waterloo, while Western University placed third. This prestigious award recognizes the quality and variety of the BCIT Chapter’s activities … Read more

Trades Entrepreneurship Panel helps students build trades businesses

On May 11, over 70 trades and technical students turned out for the Just Sayin’ Trades Entrepreneur Panel, an event hosted by BCIT Student Association Entrepreneurial Services and Career Services in partnership with the BCIT School of Construction and the Environment. The esteemed panel members are proud BCIT Alumni, business owners, and instructors. Each of the panelists captivated the students’ attention … Read more

PCL awards BCIT Carpentry students from Squamish Nation

On May 2, 2017, PCL Contractors Westcoast Inc. (PCL) presented scholarships to BCIT Carpentry Level 1 students Evan Vivier and James Peters from the Squamish Nation. The partnership between BCIT School of Construction and the Environment, PCL, Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society (ACCESS) and the Squamish Nation supports youth in their knowledge and skills … Read more

GVHBA Centra Cares BCIT Scholarship 2017 Award Winners

The Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association (GVHBA), in partnership with the Centra Cares Program, provides four annual scholarships in support of students in the BCIT Carpentry Framing and Forming Program. This year, the four deserving award recipients are Kyle Katerenchuk, Jesse Tregilges, Voytek Michalak and Matthew Vela. The students received their scholarships during the GVHBA Annual General … Read more

Marine Fitter Level 3 Graduation

On Friday, March 24, 2017, there was much to celebrate at the Steel Trades shop on the BCIT Burnaby Campus: the first Marine Fitter Level 3 graduation, the conclusion of the pilot phase of the Marine Fitter program, and the BCIT Marine Fitter apprenticeship program soon accepting applications. Kathy Kinloch, President, BCIT, Jonathan Whitworth, CEO, … Read more

BCIT Interior Design students win 1st and 2nd again at the 2017 Annual IDEC Student Design Competition

BCIT Interior Design students have won first and second place in the 2017 IDEC (Interior Design Educators Council) Student Design Competition for the second year in a row – last year winning first, second and even third place. The project brief was titled ‘Design as an Agent of Social Change’, and focused on creating an … Read more

BCIT and Coast Capital Savings launch a new Apprentice to CEO Course

The BCIT School of Construction and the Environment and Coast Capital Savings are pleased to announce a new entrepreneurship course designed and developed for the trades. The new course, From Apprentice to CEO, has been developed as part of the Coast Capital Savings Entrepreneurship Skills for Trades and Technology Program started in 2015. If you are … Read more

BCIT has a new Associate Dean, Natural Resources and Engineering

We are very pleased to announce that Dave Rutherford is the new Associate Dean Natural Resources and Engineering within the BCIT School of Construction and the Environment. Dave was an instructor with the BCIT Geomatics Department for 18 years, and Program Head for that department since 2010. Dave is a BCIT grad, an Applied Science … Read more