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A father’s pride: how a son’s tragedy inspired 35 years of generosity supporting BCIT Broadcast students

March 15, 2022

As George Garrett was driving home one evening in 1975, he heard a vaguely familiar voice on the radio. It...

Trades and technology students at BCIT get new and renewed $162.6M training facilities

February 17, 2022

Students, staff, and faculty in BCIT trades and technology programs will soon have access to new training facilities with an...

BCIT Student Awards Celebration launches online honouring high-achieving students of 2021

December 1, 2021

Congratulations to the BCIT student award recipients of 2021. BCIT launched the online Student Awards Celebration on November 30 to...

Awards make a positive difference in the lives of BCIT students

November 10, 2021

When you’re 20 years into a career, it’s not easy to change your game plan. But as an amateur athlete...

BCIT drone technology maps the development of new Health Sciences Centre

October 1, 2021

In the last two years, the new $89.9 million BCIT Health Sciences Centre has risen rapidly from the ground. Since breaking ground...

BCIT women in trades leading the way on Mott Electric site

August 20, 2021

It isn’t very often that you find a female foreman on a job site. It’s even less often that she’s...

Generous $450K donation to help 100 Indigenous BCIT students embark on trades and tech careers

June 14, 2021

BCIT is pleased to announce a $450,000 donation from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation, in conjunction with Seaspan and...

BCIT Electrical students can access a new bursary thanks to a $100K gift from former instructor

May 3, 2021

“Walt was the kind of guy who bled BCIT blue,” says Glenn Pellegrin, Program Head, Automation and Instrumentation, BCIT Electrical...

Forging paths: $1M donation from Gene Haas Foundation paves the way for BCIT students through faculty like Indigenous Red Seal Machinist Chelsea Barron

April 16, 2021

Chelsea Barron has an angel. Her name was Angelina. She hunted on horseback, and was a residential school survivor and...

BCIT Trades Discovery helped Red Seal Plumber Jackie Smith change careers

April 13, 2021

BCIT alumna Jackie Smith was looking for a career change, but was coming up short on ideas. “I was working...

Giving back comes full circle: Transoft donates $1 million in software to give BCIT Civil Engineering students access to cutting-edge technology

January 25, 2021

Nelson Huang recently achieved a unique career milestone: returning to his alma mater to give a guest lecture to a...

A family history of nursing and the future of health care: BC Children’s Hospital COO and INSPIRE Campaign champion Sarah Bell says embracing possibility is key

December 3, 2020

With three generations of nurses behind her, Sarah Bell, a BCIT Nursing alumna, seemed destined to work in the noble...

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.