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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 Pandemic-Resilient Jobs Report identifies most in-demand jobs for 2021 and beyond

What does the future hold? While the past year has taught us that it’s impossible to predict, we can look at current trends in today’s workforce to more accurately forecast...

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BCIT welcomes newly elected Chair and Vice Chair to Board of Governors

BCIT is delighted to announce that Dan Reader has been elected by the Board of Governors as Board Chair. Dan has been part-owner and President of Murray Latta Progressive Machine...

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How one BCIT railway program is creating opportunities for Indigenous learners

The impact of the railway industry on the Canadian economy can’t be downplayed. Over $320 billion worth of products are transported each year—and here in BC, those railways are increasingly...

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Championing diversity: Marketing alumnus and novelist Eddy Boudel Tan advocates for representation in the arts

Something was missing from the TV shows and movies Eddy Boudel Tan grew up with: people who looked like him. “Growing up in the ‘90s as a queer Asian-Canadian boy,...

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BCIT prepares for Fall 2021 – New Provincial Guidelines Transition

Following last week’s announcement that marked Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan, the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training has released the COVID-19 Return-to-Campus Guidelines to support post-secondaries across the...

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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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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 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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