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Different than a college or university, the British Columbia Institute of Technology offers practical, applied education with instructors who have direct, hands-on experience in their field.

BCIT Trades Discovery helped Red Seal Plumber Jackie Smith change careers

BCIT alumna Jackie Smith was looking for a career change, but was coming up short on ideas. “I was working as a baker, and although I enjoyed it, I knew...

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Meet the BCIT Digital Arts instructor animating blockbuster films

Mark Wong, BCIT instructor and Lead Animator at Scanline VFX, still looks forward to seeing his name on the big screen even after working on some of the most memorable...

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BCIT Winter 2021 Convocation Ceremony: A virtual celebration

Congratulations to the BCIT Graduating Class of 2021! On March 23, BCIT celebrated more than 3,000 graduates in the Winter 2021 BCIT Convocation Ceremony, hosted by proud BCIT alumnus Kevin...

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Want to set yourself apart in a packed job market? Specialize

When training or searching for a job, people often want to cast the widest possible net. If your skill sets have a little of everything, then surely you’ll be hired...

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Moving Forward: Let’s Talk Anti-Racism

Education, awareness, and dialogue are critical to bringing about change. BCIT — in collaboration with Judy Phipps, BCGEU Support Staff, the BCIT Alumni Association, Broadcast and Media Communications department, Diversity...

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Studying during COVID-19

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Flexible delivery format allows army medic to study at BCIT

A flexible, online schedule let student Stephanie Patz juggle coursework with her duties as an army medic, deployed in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This meant she could complete the BCIT part-time Introduction to Forensic Health Sciences even under very tough circumstances.

“The way this course was offered, and the fact that no synchronous attendance was required, and that there were no in-person exams, made it incredibly manageable to complete,” shared Stephanie.

Read more about Stephanie’s journey at BCIT

Year in Review 2019/2020

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’s publication is a dedication to the essential worker.

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