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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 60 full-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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To support you and your continued education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. We want to make it easier for you to work towards your future goals and get the education you desire. For the latest updates, review the COVID-19 Information.

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BCIT Carpentry students back in their shops

Following the safe return of seven Level 4 Joinery students back onto the Burnaby Campus, BCIT School of Construction and the Environment further collaborated with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) to develop enhanced protocols and a comprehensive risk assessment plan that safely welcomed 64 Carpentry students back into their shops. These students, who were enrolled in Carpentry Level 1, 3, and 4, were on campus for up to four weeks to acquire the applied skills needed to complete their training.

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Rock solid options make mining a good choice for mature students

Whether you’re just starting out or you’re looking to change course in your career, there’s plenty to unearth in the field of mining — from exploring new terrains to challenging norms....

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BCIT Centre for Ecocities receives international award of recognition for its positive impact

Congratulations to Ecocity Builders and the BCIT Centre for Ecocities (the Centre) for receiving the 2020 Incredible Impacts Award, presented collaboratively by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) and...

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Award-winning vision: Colin Pinchin’s architectural design for sustainability and compassion in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

When Colin Pinchin first conceived the idea for Pathways – an architectural building plan – he focused on helping one of Vancouver’s most marginalized communities, the Downtown Eastside (DTES). With...

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Rivers are integral to all life: celebrating World Rivers Day 2020

Millions of people and thousands of events around the world will mark World Rivers Day 2020, either virtually or physically, on September 27. With many of the world’s rivers facing...

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Cross-school collaborative research on biochar for green infrastructure

The BCIT School of Construction and the Environment (SoCE) Green Value Strategies in Development Applied Research Endowment funded a cross-school collaborative research project on the use of a sustainable filtration...

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