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A new era at BCIT is underway. We're creating a campus that is built to inspire.

BCIT proudly recognizes the leaders who have contributed $33 million to support the development of the new Trades and Technology Complex. Their generosity will have a tremendous impact on BCIT students, and BC’s workforce and economy. Read more.

“The changing world of work –and Canada as a knowledge-based economy– requires that our people have greater access to higher education.”

Tamara Pongracz
Chief Instructor, Trades Access, BCIT

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Equipping students for success in tomorrow's world

Is a career in applied and natural sciences, engineering, or trades for you? Browse the 90+ programs in the School of Construction and the Environment. Learn more.

Interested in trades but not sure which one fits you best? Start by exploring 15 different trades disciplines across several sectors through the Trades Discovery program. Learn more.









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Inspiring a bold new chapter

The largest initiative the history of the Institute, the INSPIRE Campaign is 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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BCIT receives major donation from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation to invest in expanding skilled trades opportunities for young people in BC

October 13, 2023

In an effort to expand early access to skills training and education, Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation, in conjunction with...

BCIT and the Gene Haas Foundation announce the opening of the new Gene Haas Manufacturing Lab

October 5, 2023

On October 4, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and the Gene Haas Foundation announced the opening of the...

BCIT announces $33M in funding for new Trades and Technology Complex showcasing industry support and demand for grads

September 20, 2023

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) today announced a milestone of $33 million in funding towards a new state-of-the-art...

BCIT and Mastercard announce over $460K in funding to support students, launch the new Mastercard Chair in Digital Trust

September 13, 2023

The new Mastercard Computing Technology Awards provides direct financial assistance to BCIT students, while new Mastercard Chair in Digital Trust...

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As technological, economic and social change accelerates, the BCIT campus must transform into a learning environment where solutions to our most urgent challenges are born, tested and readied for the world. We gratefully acknowledge our generous corporate, individual, and alumni donors who have helped us raise more than $110 million to date towards this exciting transformation.


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