International Travel

Policy statement

The British Columbia Institute of Technology is dedicated to promoting a safe and healthy work and learning environment for employees and students while representing the Institute on International and Domestic Travel.

Please refer to the International Travel - Risk and Security Policy 7140 [PDF]

Employee travel

BCIT contracts with International SOS as an insurer for employees, to provide medical assistance and evacuation on an emergency basis. International SOS provides additional information services pertaining to threat levels, travel advisories, country facts, travel tips and criminal activity on countries of origin. This service is available to all employees of BCIT while representing the Institute on International business.

Student travel

The British Columbia Government contracts with AXA Assistance Program as an insurer for students to provide medical services on an emergency basis. This service is available to all students of BCIT while representing the Institute on International business.

Safety, Security, and Emergency Management Department

The Safety, Security and Emergency Management Department is responsible for: