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School of Construction and the Environment

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The School of Construction and the Environment is concerned with the natural environment, the built environment and the relationship between them.
As the leading contributor of trades, engineering, and applied and natural sciences professionals in the province, the School offers over 77 full-time / part-time programs, over 270 part-time courses, customized training and applied research from where you will gain the knowledge and skills to address the issues of today while planning for tomorrow.

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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, build resiliency, and stay ahead of workplace trends. Microcredentials are flexible, short-term programs that help learners quickly master new competencies and gain knowledge essential to in-demand Canadian industries.

Microcredentials are a valuable option for learners to quickly strengthen resumés and advance careers. Students may also choose to add on digital badges or credentials from BCIT to further enhance their educational journey. Microcredentials can also be stacked to ladder into a course, certificate, or diploma program, making them a focused and affordable option in pursuing flexible and relevant education.

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More than 30 years later: Remembering the Montreal Massacre

On December 6, 1989, a senseless act of gender-based violence at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal claimed the lives of 14 women. This tragedy shook our country and led Parliament to...

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The Little Creek That Could: The story of a stream that came back to life

Mark Angelo, Chair Emeritus for the BCIT Rivers Institute and longtime BCIT instructor, is a river conservationist, speaker, teacher, writer, and paddler who has travelled more than 1,000 rivers throughout the...

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Celebrate the season of giving by shopping the 2nd annual BCIT Alumni Holiday Market

How do you show your loved ones you care? Surprise them with special gifts that spark joy from the second annual BCIT Alumni Holiday Market. Launching November 1 and running...

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BCIT Civil Engineering wins the CSCE President’s Best Student Chapter Award in Canada

The BCIT Student Chapter of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) has been awarded the national CSCE President’s Best Student Chapter 2020-2021 Award. This award continues an impressive and strong...

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Awards make a positive difference in the lives of BCIT students

When you’re 20 years into a career, it’s not easy to change your game plan. But as an amateur athlete competing at both local levels and on the international stage...

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