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BCIT Biomedical Engineering Technology program receives national accreditation

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered an increased demand for ventilators and other medical technology equipment around the world. Behind this life-saving medical equipment is biomedical engineering technologists whose sole role is...

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From Brazil to Canada: BCIT grad and Alumni Association Director Amanda Gomes says challenges prepared her for success

Living in Brazil, then-16-year-old Amanda Gomes had a plan for her life. Following in her father’s footsteps, she was going to be an engineer. She already had a taste of...

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Update on COVID-19 Provincial Orders – January 8

As you may have seen, the BC Provincial Health Officer announced an extension on the current COVID-19 province-wide restrictions until February 5, 2021. The Orders in effect include: No social...

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A letter of hope to our BCIT community

We made it. The new year is at our doorstep along with a promise of the beginning of the end of the pandemic that locked us in its clutches much...

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A virtual celebration for BCIT Nursing students entering the healthcare community

Mid-December is the end of examination period for most BCIT students but for 85 Level 6 Bachelor of Science in Nursing students, this marked the completion of their program and...

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Flexible delivery format allows army medic to study at BCIT

A flexible, online schedule let student Stephanie Patz juggle coursework with her duties as an army medic, deployed in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This meant she could complete the BCIT part-time Introduction to Forensic Health Sciences even under very tough circumstances.

“The way this course was offered, and the fact that no synchronous attendance was required, and that there were no in-person exams, made it incredibly manageable to complete,” shared Stephanie.

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Year in Review 2019/2020

The 2019-2020 Year in Review is a look back on stories that highlight how BCIT is empowering people, shaping BC, and inspiring global progress. This year’s publication is a dedication to the essential worker.

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