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International Student Guides

Safety & Security Guide

While metro Vancouver and BCIT campuses in particular are generally safe, it is important to be aware of your surroundings and familiarize yourself with safety and security resources on campus and in the community. Learn more below about what you can do to keep yourself as safe as possible.

Key steps you can take to keep yourself safe

  1. Visit the BCIT Safety, Security & Emergency Management site including their Safety on Campus page and their video series on YouTube
  2. Download the BCIT Safety Wise App and enable notifications
  3. Be familiar with local emergency contact numbers
  4. Report unsafe conditions or incidents on campus
  5. Be aware of how to get help if you or someone you know experiences sexual violence or misconduct
  6. Review safety tips from the RCMP including how to spot common frauds and scams so you don’t become a victim
  7. Protect yourself online with tips and tools from Get Cyber Safe
  8. Ensure that you have valid medical insurance at all times and keep your insurance information handy