Women in Trades: Networking & Empowering

BCIT celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, and it has made remarkable contributions to professional training thanks in part to connections with industry organizations. Over 120 trades training and apprenticeship programs are available across five campuses, with a 98% employment rate for apprenticeship graduates.  Recognized as a national leader in trades programming for women, BCIT…

Celebrating Innovation Through Community: QDS HACKS 2024

Congratulations to the winners of 2024 QDS Hacks: Ian Chan, Caroline Su, Jonathan Liu, and Jaden Cheah. The judges were impressed with this team’s project “PAWsitive,” which featured a complex tech stack and production ready design. Their dynamic presentation demonstrated effective collaboration between Computing and Business students, highlighting each member’s individual strengths and leading to…

Behind the scenes with Justin Saint

written and recorded by Grace Miller and Sophie Tomei Away from the clacking of keys and boardroom meetings awaits a world full of glamorous makeup, adorable cats, and funny voices. BCITSA Chair of the School of Computing and Academic Studies Justin Saint lives several lives as a computer systems technology student, makeup artist, voice actor,…

Student Voices Matter: Promoting Voter Participation in Campus Elections

The students’ voice plays a pivotal role in shaping the dynamics of teaching, learning, and upholding democratic processes within higher education institutions. Nowhere is this influence more present than in campus elections, where students actively contribute to shaping the direction of their college experience. Delving into the importance of student engagement uncovers the significance of…

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International Student Services at BCIT

BCIT strives to embrace excellence and innovation, engaging respective and collaborative people. They value people’s diverse experiences, ideas, cultures, and perspectives, no matter where you’re from. With international students, BCIT strives to help them not only in school, but also in their careers as part of the Canadian workforce. They support students in each stage…

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Was BCIT the Least Inclusive Post-Secondary in Vancouver? Reflecting on BCIT’s Grim History with 2SLGBTQ+ Rights & Its Path to Inclusivity

Content WarningPlease note that this article highlights discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Historical quotes—some, unfortunately, from previous issues of this magazine—include inappropriate and offensive language, and discretion is advised. It doesn’t take much to dig up BCIT’s dark past; even a shallow glance into the archives has revealed an unsavoury history most…