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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 recognizes and celebrates Black History Month

As we commemorate Black History Month in Canada, we look towards community leaders who have faced the struggles and led diasporic communities forward. These Canadian leaders include: The Honourable Jean...

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BCIT introduces microcredentials with the launch of three programs

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is launching its first ever microcredential programs to provide learners with an industry-focused, applied education that allows them to rapidly upskill or reskill,...

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Considering a career in engineering? Hear from these three engineers

Lenissa Pereira wanted to find a career that allowed her to work with her hands, see the world, and earn a good wage. Like more and more women, she decided...

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Changing careers? These Part-time Studies can help you pivot quickly

Workplaces today may be unlike anything we’re used to, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any employment opportunities out there. Our digitally connected world allows people to continue working in...

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Studying during COVID-19

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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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Flexible delivery format allows army medic to study at BCIT

A flexible, online schedule let student Stephanie Patz juggle coursework with her duties as an army medic, deployed in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This meant she could complete the BCIT part-time Introduction to Forensic Health Sciences even under very tough circumstances.

“The way this course was offered, and the fact that no synchronous attendance was required, and that there were no in-person exams, made it incredibly manageable to complete,” shared Stephanie.

Read more about Stephanie’s journey at BCIT

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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