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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.

Earth Day: 9 ways BCIT made sustainability a top priority

Each year, the world comes together on Earth Day to call for bold action, innovation, and global education in combatting climate change. BCIT shares this strong commitment to sustainability, as...

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Catalyzing innovation: BCIT introduces Centre for Digital Transformation

To support industries across BC and beyond in embracing digital transformation, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is launching the Centre for Digital Transformation (C4DT) as a resource hub...

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BCIT Trades Discovery helped Red Seal Plumber Jackie Smith change careers

BCIT alumna Jackie Smith was looking for a career change, but was coming up short on ideas. “I was working as a baker, and although I enjoyed it, I knew...

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Meet the BCIT Digital Arts instructor animating blockbuster films

Mark Wong, BCIT instructor and Lead Animator at Scanline VFX, still looks forward to seeing his name on the big screen even after working on some of the most memorable...

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Want to set yourself apart in a packed job market? Specialize

When training or searching for a job, people often want to cast the widest possible net. If your skill sets have a little of everything, then surely you’ll be hired...

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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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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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