Why Health Sciences?
BCIT's health sciences programs prepare you with the practical skills needed to establish or advance your health career and make a difference to the future.
- BCIT students help preserve some of Vancouver's rarest cherry trees - Honours in Biotechnology students are making a difference.
- Medical Radiography receives state-of-the-art equipment from anonymous donor - New X-ray equipment will enhance students' learning.
- School of Health Sciences dean pens op-ed in The Vancouver Sun - Bill Dow discusses 'the value of a good education.'
- Diagnostic Medical Sonography student featured in Metro - Tiffany Fong talks about why sonography is her first career choice.
- Biomedical Engineering students' devices recognized for potential to help persons living with ALS - Innovative BCIT Biomedical Engineering students win first-, second-, and third-place honours at this year's annual Dr. Jim McEwen Excellence in Engineering Design Awards.
- School of Health Sciences will be the first educator in Canada to utilize new interactive imaging technology - This fall, Diane Van Paridon and Tom Wells, both BCIT instructors, will introduce the world's first interactive digital slide imaging system, Panoptiq, to enhance student learning.
- Critical Care Nursing instructor publishes paper - Congratulations to BCIT instructor Lara Parker, who recently published a paper in Dynamics: The Journal of the Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses.
- Recycling the high tech - From the trash heap to cutting edge science, that's the kind of work that kept Biomedical Engineering Technology student Raphael Wong busy all summer at BCIT.
- Donations help Nephrology students - The Specialty Nursing Nephrology program recently received a new, state-of-the-art hemodialysis machine.
- School of Health Sciences hosts Interprofessional Education Summit - The summit facilitated the sharing of interprofessional knowledge and collaborations between BCIT and UBC.
- Biomed students create award-winning communication device - Biomedical Engineering students have won a competition aimed at improving the lives of people living with ALS.
- Student invention makes life easier for amputees - A new invention by BCIT student Duane Nelson will soon make the discomfort of older prosthetics a thing of the past.