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The vein network in plant leaves: Clues for adaptation to a warming world?

November 18, 2021

Dr. David Holloway, BCIT Mathematics faculty, and Dr. Carol Wenzel, BCIT Biotechnology faculty, recently had the honour of publishing their...

The Little Creek That Could: The story of a stream that came back to life

November 2, 2021

Mark Angelo, Chair Emeritus for the BCIT Rivers Institute and longtime BCIT instructor, is a river conservationist, speaker, teacher, writer, and...

The future is green: Alumnus and CEO of Properate says green buildings can help us live healthier and solve the climate crisis

October 18, 2021

Before becoming an award-winning founder and CEO in the green building space, Arman Mottaghi was a student in Iran, finishing...

BCIT launches Master of Engineering in Smart Grid Systems and Technologies

October 12, 2021

In an era of global climate change, there is growing demand for sustainability and carbon-neutrality to be at the forefront...

Waterways in our communities: World Rivers Day 2021

September 24, 2021

Millions of people and thousands of events, both physical and virtual, will mark World Rivers Day 2021 on Sunday, September...

BCIT Zero Energy Buildings Learning Centre receives Inspired Educator Award

September 22, 2021

The BCIT School of Construction and the Environment has fostered sustainability in its curriculum and operations for decades, and is...

BeeCIT brings the flavour of honey to BCIT campuses

August 27, 2021

Some sweet new activities are underway on BCIT campus rooftops around the Lower Mainland. The BeeCIT honeybee and pollinator program,...

New EV chargers coming to British Columbia

July 30, 2021

The Government of Canada is making it easier for Canadians to drive electric – transforming the way Canadians get to...

BCIT receives award for South Wetland Restoration Project

July 14, 2021

BCIT was awarded a 2021 Environmental Star by the City of Burnaby (the City) for the South Wetland Restoration Project...

BCIT releases the Soul of the Fraser: Highlighting threat to estuary

June 23, 2021

“It’s a critical moment for the Fraser River estuary,” says Ken Ashley, Director, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Rivers...