Managing a healthy work school life balance

Managing a healthy school to work life balance can be challenging, especially when you’re in a full-time program at BCIT. There will be points throughout the semester when you will feel like the world is crumbling around, but don’t worry, take a deep breath.  Everything will be okay. The program I am enrolled in is … Read more

How BCIT helps Canadian military veterans transition into civilian careers

Legion Military Skills Conversion program man sits under tree at BCIT wearing uniform and studying books.

Joe Chu’s military career spanned 14 years, including tours in Afghanistan and the Philippines. As his service was winding down, Chu began exploring his career options and realized that his time in the military wouldn’t be enough to land him the job he wanted. He needed credentials. “I felt that the skills I had were … Read more

2018 BCIT Distinguished Awards photo and video highlights

Over 700 guests attended the sixteenth annual BCIT Distinguished Awards held October 22 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Celebrating the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s 2019 Honorary Doctorate of Technology recipients and four exceptional BCIT alumni, the event highlighted the accomplishments of these remarkably driven individuals and told a compelling story about who we are, what … Read more

BCIT TEC Hub Hosts VanHacks (for Social Good!)

Hackathons are now are a regular feature in Vancouver, but it’s especially great when they bring together young technical minds to solve society’s problems. VanHacks (for social good) was hosted at BCIT’s Downtown campus TEC Hub last month. Spanning a full weekend, the event saw more than 200 participants working together in 34 teams to … Read more

Creating change by building bridges: How an Indigenous perspective drives Roberta Jamieson’s life’s work

Roberta Jamieson

Roberta Jamieson says she was fortunate to grow up amongst and be taught by her own people in the tight-knit community of Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. “I learned a lot about who I was,” says the President and CEO of Indspire. “Though I went to an Indian Affairs school where they were … Read more

BCIT Co-op students tour SAP office

By: Daria Dimchuk and Christy Yau A Warm Welcome As part of our co-op program, BCIT’s CST and CIT students had the opportunity to tour SAP’s Vancouver office on August 30th.  Susanna Kan, our co-op coordinator, led us into the lobby where SAP employees Joseph Hou and Jessica Gutierrez welcomed us. We filed into a … Read more

Engineering a leader: How a hardworking BCIT grad turned adversity into achievement

As a young boy, Moshtagh Mohammadi struggled in school. He had trouble making friends and had difficulty in class. He wasn’t a star student. This year, BCIT is proud to present Moshtagh, a recent Civil Engineering diploma grad, with the 2018 Distinguished Outstanding Student Leadership Award. The beginning In 2002, the Moshtagh, his brother and … Read more