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Get ready for Step 2 of the BC Restart Plan

Good afternoon, I’m pleased to share that as of tomorrow, June 15, British Columbia (BC) will begin Step 2 of the BC Restart Plan. Thanks to the increase in vaccinations...

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Honouring and amplifying Indigenous voices this Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, a time to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Now more than ever, it’s important to amplify...

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BCIT partners with YVR Innovation Hub as living lab for IoT

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is establishing an Innovation Hub, a centre for excellence to spur innovation and drive growth across the region. YVR has partnered with BCIT Centre for Internet...

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Creating a sustainability app: So much more than writing code

The first year of the Computer Systems Technology Diploma culminates in an end-to-end app building term where students combine everything they’ve learned to work on an actual product. Tackling the...

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Looking Ahead: Health Sciences in 2021 and beyond

One could argue that no other sector has been more directly impacted by COVID-19 than healthcare. Students and faculty in the BCIT School of Health Sciences are all too aware...

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Studying during COVID-19

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Inspiring a bold new chapter

The largest initiative in our 50 year history, we are transforming the BCIT campus into a dynamic new learning environment where solutions to our most urgent challenges are born, tested and readied for the world.

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The value of clinical experience for BCIT Nursing students

Just as Christina Dixon was getting ready to finish her preceptorship and graduate from the Nursing program at BCIT, the global pandemic led to nationwide lockdowns.

Thankfully, the instructors and staff at BCIT responded immediately. BCIT provided Christina and her cohort with several options to continue their learning and also preparing them for the possibility of encountering patients with COVID-19.

“Clinical experience is the bread and butter of nursing, especially if you’re feeling skill-ready,” Christina says. “BCIT is known for some of the highest quality theory-based pathophysiology and critical thinking training in the field. And then when you have the practical skills to back it up, you feel so much better when you get out there.”

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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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