Medical assistance in dying: How Vancouver Coastal Health is working with changes to Canada’s criminal code

The BCIT School of Health Sciences and the BCIT Student Association were pleased to welcome Darren Kopetsky, Regional Director of Client Relations & Risk Management for Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) to the BCIT Burnaby Campus on February 20th as our second monthly power hour event. Kopetsky’s presentation on Medical Assistance in Dying was a timely topic … Read more

Students team up to create digital solutions for healthcare challenges

Healthcare workers may have a deep understanding of the procedures and systems in their profession, but most don’t have the technical skills required to develop new applications that could improve those systems. Enter Hacking Health, an event designed to improve healthcare by inviting technology creators and healthcare professionals to collaborate on digital solutions to front … Read more

Celebrating BCIT graduates: Spring 2024 Convocation ceremonies

Dr. Jeff Zabudsky addressing graduates

Over 1700 students are crossing the stage in five in-person ceremonies this June, joining more than 205,000 of our BCIT alumni community. We are proud of our graduates for their achievements and confident in their abilities to create sustained and meaningful impact beyond BCIT.   Each ceremony begun with the acknowledgement that our campuses are … Read more

Celebrating BCIT Spring 2024 Convocation valedictorians

Valedictorians of Spring 2024 Convocation

For nearly 60 years, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) prepares learners to provide applied solutions to industry challenges. We celebrate our graduating BCIT students with confidence in the flexible, relevant, and future-proof education has been the hallmark of the Institute for the past 60 years.  BCIT is excited to announce Alina Malik, Sidrah Umar, Kobie Smith, … Read more

BCIT Nuclear Medicine program students to benefit from $150K in funding from INITIO Medical Group

In an effort to improve the quality of healthcare and diagnose early signs of disease, BCIT is proud to announce its partnership with Burnaby-based INITIO Medical Group and their donation of $150,000 to financially support students in the BCIT Nuclear Medicine program over the next three years. The funding will assist a total of 27 … Read more

Empowering futures: BCIT Indigenous Youth Gathering

BCIT Indigenous Youth Gathering

In an inspiring convergence at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), over 100 Indigenous youth and staff from three high school districts were given a unique opportunity to envision their future through various workshops and cultural exchanges at the BCIT Indigenous Youth Gathering. This event, aimed at exploring post-secondary opportunities at BCIT and highlighting … Read more

Indigenization of the BCIT Nursing curriculum

Indigenization of the BCIT Nursing curriculum

BCIT Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships provides support to Indigenous students throughout their educational journey, while also supporting the BCIT community in their work to advance Truth and Reconciliation. A key component of the ongoing work related to the BCIT Indigenous Vision is the continuous Indigenization of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing curriculum. Tami Pierce, … Read more

Innovative projects showcased from winners of the 2024 Student Innovation Challenge

BCIT celebrated many of our students’ brightest ideas and most creative innovations at the annual Student Innovation Challenge Pitch and Awards Ceremony. Each year, students from across BCIT submit their bright ideas for a chance to win. This year, after a challenging first round of review, 9 entries were short-listed to present at the Pitch … Read more

A guide to matching your post-secondary program with personality traits

Post-secondary education is increasingly crucial for individuals looking to stay in-demand in a rapidly evolving workforce. The 2023 Labour Market Outlook for BC showed the province is expected to have almost one million job openings between now and 2033. About 75% of these job openings will require some level of post-secondary education or training. Choosing … Read more

Celebrating BCIT Winter 2024 Convocation ceremonies valedictorians

Three graduating students in regalia

Celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2024, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has been delivering flexible, relevant, and future-proof education that prepares learners to lead innovation in their workplaces and communities. As one of BC’s largest post-secondary institutes with five campuses, 300+ programs, and over 45,000 students enrolled each year, BCIT connects education, industry, … Read more