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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.

Fireweed Episode 3: Staying safe in a connected world

It’s a common story, looking for love online. Cybersecurity experts and IT departments warn us about it, but how seriously do we really take our online security? More time online...

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BCIT launches Master of Engineering in Smart Grid Systems and Technologies

In an era of global climate change, there is growing demand for sustainability and carbon-neutrality to be at the forefront of business strategies, innovation, and industry. Across Canada, smart grids...

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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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Industry Services: 6 ways organizations can work with BCIT students

Nothing drives a business forward like a fresh perspective—and that’s precisely what students bring to the table. It’s therefore no surprise that across the province, companies are seizing the chance...

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All about Part-time Studies: What they are, how they work, and who they’re for

Enrolling in a post-secondary education program may feel like a large, daunting commitment, but it doesn’t have to be. BCIT Part-time Studies offers a great way to gain the credentials...

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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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Fireweed Podcast

Fireweed, BCIT’s first branded podcast has launched

In British Columbia, fireweed is the very first plant to grow back after a forest fire. Humble and tenacious, bright and prolific, fireweed is a symbol of hope, resilience, and adaptability – things the world could all use a little more of right now. Fireweed, consists of six 20-minute episodes, which celebrates stories of people who have persevered and re-written their story in the face of disruption.

During an unparalleled period of profound adjustment in the way we work, learn, and socialize, the stories of Fireweed will provide a unique educational experience for listeners that features guests on topics including accessibility, sustainability, cybersecurity, shifting careers, advancing education, and the future of transportation.

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Year in Review 2020/2021

A year mired by uncertainty and distance has been transformed into one of adaptation and unity. Through empowering people to innovate and enhance their learning, we are contributing to the revival of British Columbia and inspiring future global progress.

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