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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: BCIT’s new podcast inspires with stories of resilience and adaptability

During a period of profound adjustment in the way we work, learn, and socialize, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) sets out to inspire with stories of resilience and...

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The origin and importance of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Between 1831 and 1996, the federal government forcibly removed more than 150,000 First Nation, Inuit and Métis children from their families and sent them to residential schools far from their...

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Teck and BCIT partner to make Burnaby Campus safer using antimicrobial copper patches

BCIT and Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today announced the installation of more than one thousand antimicrobial copper patches on high-touch surfaces at the British...

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BCIT and Canadian Tire partner to deliver customized automotive apprenticeship training

When it comes to cutting-edge trades training that meets industry demand, BCIT has once again demonstrated it is leading the charge. BCIT has partnered with Canadian Tire stores across BC...

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Advance your career with these leadership programs

What do the world’s greatest leaders have in common? Not as much as you might think. That’s because there are as many different leadership styles as there are individuals, and...

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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 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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