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Different than a college or university, the British Columbia Institute of Technology offers practical, applied education with instructors who have direct, hands-on experience in their field.

BCIT International and Aerospace deliver customized training for visiting students from Taiwan

For nearly 60 years, BCIT has been instrumental in connecting education, industry, and government in support of building an agile workforce with sustained and meaningful impact. The demonstrated success saw...

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What you need to know when coming to campus: BCIT checklist for Fall 2022

BCIT is pleased to continue in-person learning and teaching at our campuses in Fall 2022, consistent with current the Provincial Health Officer and BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) guidelines....

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What are microcredentials and who are they for?

The workforce is rapidly evolving, with microcredentials emerging as a powerful tool to provide industry professionals with the knowledge and competencies for high-demand jobs. In the present, microcredentials are expanding...

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The benefits of entering post-secondary as a mature student

If you’ve already started your career, heading back into the halls of academia may feel surreal. But here’s a fact: mature students belong at post-secondary institutions just as much as...

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7 signs a polytechnic is the right fit for you

New life journeys start with new life lessons. That goes for recent high-school graduates getting ready for post-secondary education as well as college and university students who want to put...

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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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Student spotlight

Desmand King is a proud Anishinaabe who is eager to share and talk about his Indigenous heritage with those around him. His enthusiasm and warm personality quickly earned him the role as one of three BCIT Indigenous Student Champions. As an Indigenous Student Champion, Desmand is a guide and a knowledgeable resource that assists Indigenous peers in developing strategies to succeed in their post-secondary education.

“Indigenous Student Champions also connect with Indigenous students to inspire and encourage the sharing of stories – here is my pathway, here’s what I’ve been through, and here’s some pitfalls to watch out for,” explains Zaa Joseph, Advisor, Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships.

Meet Indigenous Student Champion Desmand King

2023/2024 BCIT Future Student Guide

Check out the new Future Student Guide and get a glimpse into all that BCIT has to offer—from programs to services, and tips to get started.

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Studying during COVID-19

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