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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...

Health Sciences Centre: Progress update and looking ahead

November 2, 2020

The BCIT Foundation is proud to share the significant progress it is making on the new, state-of-the-art Health Sciences Centre,...

One million reasons to smile: BCIT Alumni Association pledges historic gift to establish the BCIT Alumni Centre

September 29, 2020

The BCIT Alumni Association (BCITAA) is proud to announce its largest-ever donation. “On behalf of the Alumni Association board, I...

Crane installation takes construction of BCIT’s new Health Sciences Centre to new heights

May 15, 2020

A towering crane has been installed at BCIT’s Burnaby campus. Stretching 48 metres (164 feet) into the sky, it’s easily...

COVID-19 Emergency Student Response Fund available for students facing immediate financial hardship

April 8, 2020

BCIT students experiencing financial pressures due to the COVID-19 pandemic will benefit from a one-time investment of $3.5 million in...

BCIT rallies support for healthcare community

March 24, 2020

Following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement of a plan that mobilizes businesses and manufacturers to help fight the spread of...

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.