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Government Provides COVID-19 Support for Students and Recent Graduates

In March, the number of post-secondary working students (aged 15-29) dropped by 28% from February, due to COVID-19. The federal government announced emergency responses to help the post-secondary community during the pandemic, namely the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB). CESB provides $1,250 per month for eligible students from May to August and $1,750 for students…

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Do Instructor Reviews Matter?

Students fill out evaluations for every course, but is this the best way for them to voice their feedback? Link investigates how much weight instructor reviews have on improving BCIT programs, and if there are ways to enhance how students evaluate their education. words Ali Pitargue & Lauren Edwards   Near the tail-end of every semester, the…

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What the Fork?

People gotta eat. At BCIT everyday, food-based articles are thrown in the trash. Coffee cups, water bottles, plastic utensils, napkins, and take-out containers are all part of the eating experience. BCIT has a goal to reduce landfill waste by 20 percent. Their food services—operated by the Student Association and Chartwells—are committed to making eating practices…