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BCIT names new Trades and Technology building after Vancouver developer Concert Properties

May 9, 2024

This recognition event and announcement in partnership with Concert Properties took place on July 21, 2022. BCIT recently announced that...

Kiewit donates $250,000 to BCIT for the Trades and Technology Complex

May 9, 2024

BCIT and Kiewit unveiled the Kiewit Tool Room at NE4 (Carpentry) in recognition of Kiewit’s generous gift of $250,000 to...

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...

BCIT Student Awards Mix & Mingle connects high-achieving students with donors behind their awards

June 26, 2023

Congratulations to the 258 BCIT students who received Graduating Achievement Awards in 2023. This year’s student recipients were invited to...

Canadian National Railway Company donates $475K locomotive to BCIT

June 1, 2023

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) recently announced CN’s donation of a $475,000 locomotive to the...

BCIT unveils new Beedie Plaza: enhancing campus experience for students

May 5, 2023

On May 4, 2023, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and the Beedie Foundation announced the opening of the new Beedie Plaza...

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

March 13, 2023

Monique Song didn’t expect her life to dramatically pivot in 2019. In June of that year, after spending a year...

BCIT and Teck announce opening of Teck Copper Innovation Hub

February 1, 2023

On January 31, 2023, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) announced...

Forestry sector contributes $2.5M towards the new BCIT Trades and Technology Complex

December 9, 2022

On December 9, 2022, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) announced a $2.5 million contribution from forestry sector leaders to...

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.