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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.

Student Association commits $130,000 to BCIT Student Emergency Response Fund, helping students find brighter futures

When Jose L. came to Canada in May 2019 with his wife and two children, he sought to give his family a better future. It was an exciting new beginning....

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BCIT South Wetland Restoration project brings education to life

Frogs, birds, critters, and the community now have a newly-built wetland to enjoy on the south end of the BCIT Burnaby Campus, near Guichon Creek. The biodiversity hotspot — constructed...

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‘Tis the season to support local business: shop the first-ever BCIT Alumni Holiday Market

From contactless curbside pick-up to record spikes in online shopping, the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed how businesses operate and consumers spend. This holiday season, the BCIT Alumni Association is...

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Building BC’s talent pipeline: TRIUMF and BCIT partner to develop unique work-integrated learning program

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and TRIUMF, Canada’s particle accelerator centre, have partnered to develop an enhanced and multi-faceted work-integrated learning (WIL) program to address the evolving needs...

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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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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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Watch and Win contestHave a chance to win tuition prizes by registering and attending any info session in your desired area of study between October 1 — December 31.

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Student Spotlight

A new way of seeing with radiography

Tanveer Bains won’t forget the first time she operated an x-ray machine in real life. “It was very nerve-wracking,” says Tanveer, a second-year student Medical Radiography at BCIT. “I thought, ‘wow that’s actually that person’s bones’,” she recalls.

Her enthusiasm comes across clearly when she talks about the decision to study at BCIT, right after graduating from high school.

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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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