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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 of British Columbia, the School offers over 77 full-time / part-time programs, over 272 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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New BCIT Construction Safety Videos available online

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) School of Construction and the Environment (SOCE) is proud to introduce its new Construction Safety Videos on the BCIT Safety in Construction and Environment webpage for BCIT faculty, staff, students and for others in the construction industry to use in the province of British Columbia.

BCIT is committed to conducting all activities in a manner that protects the health and safety of employees, students, and visitors. It endeavours to provide safe tools, materials, equipment, and processes for work and study by meeting or exceeding regulatory requirements for occupational health and safety. The goal is to have an accident free and healthy environment in which to work and learn.

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From business to metal fabrication: Former MBA student follows her passion for trades

Monique Song didn’t expect her life to dramatically pivot in 2019. In June of that year, after spending a year travelling and working in Australia, she received an ultimatum from...

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BCIT engineers an inclusive future for women

According to Engineers Canada, women are still underrepresented in the workplace. In 2022, only 48% of entry level corporate roles are women. This number drops significantly in engineering professions, where...

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Winter 2023 Convocation ceremonies: Congratulations BCIT graduates

The BCIT Winter 2023 Convocation celebrated over 500 students across three in-person ceremonies this March. We are proud to have more of our students join our 200,000 BCIT alumni, and...

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BCIT researchers reveal new considerations for identifying wetlands

BCIT Natural Resources faculty Julia Alards-Tomalin and retired former BCIT Forest and Natural Areas Management Instructor Jace Standish have been working on research to help improve understanding around identifying wetlands...

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BCIT Engineering students win at 2023 Western Engineering Competition

Congratulations to BCIT Engineering students for finishing top places at the recent 2023 Western Engineering Competition (WEC). Electrical Engineering students Laurel Kinahan and Ramon Vicencio took first place in the Communication...

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