It’s a Marathon Not a Sprint

It’s no secret to most people that most BCIT students don’t have a life. With seven courses per semester and each course having homework, papers and exams due every week, it would be hard to find the time to do anything other than study, eat, breathe and sleep. One of the positive things a BCIT … Read more

5 ways to help you decide a career path

5 ways to help you decide a career path Don’t sign for a random program Take random courses at BCIT to see what you like For example take one course from different categories such as: Applied and natural sciences Business & Media Computing & IT Engineering Health Sciences Trades and Apprenticeship Once you have looked … Read more

Falling Into a Routine

Friday, September 30th, 2016 Being in the Accounting Degree program has been a stark contrast to being in the diploma program. For one, I had Fridays off and I was taking full advantage of that. However, classes were longer and I was not used to sitting in the room for four hours straight, with a … Read more

Insight and Exploration: CareerBuild

Perhaps at many points in your life, especially while growing up, you have encountered various instances in which you ponder about the future of your career. After having celebrated my nineteenth birthday, I took some time to reflect upon my past endeavours, my successes, and my failures. Sports analogies are used as metaphorical analyses to … Read more

RiverBlue—the man and message behind the movie

Well over forty years ago, in their early days as a couple, Mark and Kathie Angelo did something unusual. They paddled the Thames River through London, in one of the few small crafts to brave the waters. It was a biologically dead river. “The smell of sewage was evident,” recalls Mark. “Waste was pouring into the river. There … Read more

Student opportunity: work on the Google Lunar XPRIZE

Photo: Alexei and Sergei Dobrianski explain the comms system to Garrett Gustafson, a recent mechanical engineering grad and propulsion consultant. Attention BCIT Marketing students: you could help Canada re-join the space race. There is only one Canadian team in the running for the Google Lunar XPRIZE, and it’s working out of the BCIT Applied Research facility. … Read more

Fun and games at the end of a busy year

Photo: The NoteAble team, L-R – Elisa Chu, Janelyn Ballena, Sophia Lindgren, Ariana Farkhondeh, Meghan Tius (Photo: Johnny Lee) The first year of the BCIT Computer Systems Technology (CST) diploma program is known to be challenging, but that doesn’t mean it can’t end in fun and games. Students wrap up the year by presenting games they have … Read more

2016 Honoring our Leaders – Aboriginal Graduation Ceremony

Just days before the 20th Anniversary of the Canadian National Aboriginal Day, nearly 200 students, elders, mentors, staff, and faculty gathered at a special ceremony to honour those who have achieved excellence within the BCIT Aboriginal community. This annual event is also an occasion to celebrate the success of Aboriginal students who will be convocating … Read more