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

We Will Always Remember: Inspiring Canadians to act toward Reconciliation

Truth and Reconciliation is not only the work of governments and communities but it is the work of all of us as Canadians. It is about having the courage to...

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2023 BCIT Distinguished Awards: Honouring five extraordinary leaders

On November 2, 2023, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) will host the 18th annual Distinguished Awards, honouring a total of five recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award and...

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BCIT alum David Katz created social recycling to fight plastic pollution and poverty

In Canada, discarded single-use plastic containers—shampoo bottles, water bottles, plastic bags—can be found everywhere, heaped in recycling bins, strewn on sidewalks, and left on park benches. For most of us...

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9 in-demand trades jobs in British Columbia for 2023 and beyond

Nearly every sector in the market is experiencing a rapid shift in skilled labour. Today, tradespeople are one of the most heavily impacted by the changing market landscape. While this...

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New ‘The Keepers of the Land’ mural comes to life at the BCIT Burnaby Campus

The ‘Keepers of the Land’ mural A major new mural depicting a sea and sky-scape of the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh will soon be unveiled at...

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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

As a proud Anishinaabe, Desmand King is keen to share and talk about his Indigenous heritage with those around him. His dedication to the Indigenous Gathering Place and his warm personality earned him the role of an Indigenous Student Champion at BCIT.

An Indigenous Student Champion is a guide and a knowledgeable resource that assists fellow students (Indigenous mentee) in developing strategies to succeed in their post-secondary education.

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2024/2025 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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