Why Computing and Information Technology?
BCIT's computing and information technology programs give you the opportunity to learn how computer systems and related technologies work and how they can be used to develop the next wave of computer innovation. Whether your interest lies in hardware/systems, software, or Internet/web, our graduates learn the applied IT skills needed for long-term technology careers.
Video from November 2012 Computing Info Session
Additional videos of various computing programs and options from this info session are also available.
Computing & IT Central
- Students create video games in 48 hours during Global Game Jam 2013 - Thirteen BCIT students participated, along with thousands of gaming enthusiasts around the world.
- BCIT grad's Pandemic 2.5 is infectious - Computer Systems grad, Dan Archibald is the mastermind behind one of today's most popular iPhone and iPad games.
- CISA student wins US-Canada Cisco NetRiders Challenge - Brody Murfin, a CISA student, competed against finalists from across North America in a four-hour competition to seize the prestigious win.
- CST student featured in CTV app development story - Touch-screen devices are becoming increasingly popular and the demand for application developers is on the rise. The games development option of BCIT's popular CST degree is helping to meet the demand locally.
- CST student enjoys uphill battles - For most, the challenging environment at BCIT – the long hours, intense group work, and rapid-fire deadlines – are seen as hurdles to overcome. Not for Sean McColl.
- BCIT jammers joined Global Game Jam - Teams from around the world created computer games from scratch within 48 hours at the Global Game Jam earlier this year and BCIT was there!
- Cisco training at BCIT - BCIT in partnership with Cisco Systems offers Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) training.
BCIT welcomes new dean - The School of Computing and Academic Studies warmly welcomes its new dean, Steve Eccles.