BCIT is committed to supporting students to reach success. These resources cater to both current students seeking to enhance their experience and prospective students curious about what BCIT has to offer.
Discover the exciting world of BCIT through these avenues
- Book an appointment with a program advisor for in-depth information about certificates, diplomas, entry requirements, and program specifics.
- Attend Big info, an institute-wide information event that takes place twice a year at the Burnaby Campus, or check out a program-specific Information Session to learn more about the program(s) you’re interested in.
- Experience student life at BCIT by accompanying a Student Ambassador for a Campus Tour or registering for a Spend-a-Day.
- Check out the Student Success Hub to learn more about available services and resources to support students at BCIT.
Enhance your learning and refine your study strategies these valuable resources
- Utilize BCIT’s Peer Tutoring, writing support, and success seminars through the Learning Commons.
- Access the Library’s online Study Skills Guide for study tips and assistance.
- Seek help from the Trades Learning Centre if you’re enrolled in Trades or Apprenticeship programs.
- Improve your skills with the SQ3R Method for speed reading, iStudiez App for planning, or use the Read and Write software to enhance your learning.
- Manage Test Anxiety with this Booklet.
Uncover the financial resources available to support your academic journey
- Book an appointment with Accessibility Services to understand how course withdrawals may impact your eligibility for funding and how to do it properly.
- Connect with BCIT Student Financial Aid & Awards to explore loans, grants, bursaries, and other financial assistance options.
- Explore StudentAid BC to find out about available grants, scholarships, and financial support for students with disabilities.
Explore StudentAid BC’s Disability Programs tailored to students with disabilities and accessibility challenges
- Step 1: Apply for SABC/Financial Aid for full-time studies or Flexible Learning.
- Step 2: Apply for Disability Status through the Appendix 8-Disability Programs Application to determine eligibility for non-repayable grants and bursaries.
- Complete sections 1, 2, and 4 and upload to your SABC Dashboard.
- You do not need to complete Section 3 for your initial application. There is no need for an Accessibility Services representative sign Section 3 for you to be able to apply to the program.
- You do not need to be registered with Accessibility Services to apply for disability status with SABC.
- Student Financial Aid & Awards and Accessibility Services can help you with Appendix 8.
- Step 3: If you want to apply for grants for the purchase of educational related specialized services, adaptive equipment, and/or or the Learning Disability Assessment Reimbursement, the Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist will help you with the process.
- Start with Steps 1 and 2.
- If SABC already approved your Disability Status, skip Step 2.
- Appendix 8 Section 3 is related to these grants and the Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist will work with you to determine needs and complete the form if applicable.
- You need to be registered with Accessibility Services to apply for these grants.
Accessibility Services can help you apply for these grants.
Access a wide variety of resources to ensure your personal and academic well-being
- Visit Student Services for comprehensive compilation of available supports at BCIT, Student Health Services, Recreation Services, Student Life Office, and more.
- For help in navigating these resources, connect with Early Assist by submitting an Early Assist Referral.
- Book an appointment with a Counsellor at Counselling & Student Development by calling 604-432-8608.