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BCIT Sustainable Business Leadership students: Using businesses as a force for good

April 5, 2022

From the climate emergency and global pandemic to the growing inequality and systemic racism, many people are reflecting on the...

BCIT and GVBOT partner to provide Environmental, Social and Governance leadership training

January 31, 2022

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade are excited to announce the launch of...

National Sweater Day: BCIT reflects on saving energy in support of climate action

January 30, 2022

According to the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF), more than a million Canadians have shown their support for limiting global temperature...

Alumni success retrospective: Looking back at inspiring BCIT alumni stories of 2021

December 13, 2021

With another year coming to a close, we reflect on the accomplishments of our many BCIT alumni who have contributed...

BCIT Forest Society receives Minister’s Award for Innovation and Excellence

December 8, 2021

Congratulations to the BCIT Forest Society (BCITFS), along with instructor Jonathan Smyth, on receiving the 2020 Minister’s Award for Innovation...

How BCIT is building a sustainable home for health sciences education in BC

December 8, 2021

The new BCIT Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is set to open in the spring of 2022. The four-storey, 9,909 square-metre...

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...