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year in review 2019/2020

The Year of the Essential Worker

Relevance. Reach. Renewal.

BCIT has long been celebrated for its innovation, drive, and industry alignment. The 2019-2020 Year in Review is a look back on stories that highlight how BCIT is empowering people, shaping BC, and inspiring global progress. This Year in Review is a dedication to the essential worker, BCIT alumni, faculty, students, and staff, and their resilience, innovation, and strength during an unprecedented academic year.

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BCIT continues to deliver an exceptional applied education to support our students in achieving their academic and learning goals, regardless of our delivery model.

Year in Review highlights


Celebrating our nurses

Learn about how the BCIT Nursing program celebrated members of the community and particularly those supporting the frontline.


Supporting our community during COVID-19

Learn all the ways BCIT demonstrated resiliance and innovation while supporting COVID-19 relief efforts.


New Health Sciences Centre break ground

As part of the INSPIRE campaign, the largest fundraising initiative in BCIT history, the Burnaby Campus is transforming starting with the Health Sciences Centre.


As one of BC’s largest post-secondary institutes, we contribute over $800 million in overall economic impact (gross income) and support the generation of 10,151 direct and indirect jobs.

BCIT Indigenous Services hand logo

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam).