How to Survive your Free Time When the Weekend Comes:

It’s Friday. You talk to your classmates while walking toward one of BCIT’s bus stops. You say bye to them and take your bus. Once you’re on it, it hits you: It’s the weekend and you don’t have friends outside school. You’re entering the void. That’s life for many of us, international students, people from other provinces and people who have lost touch with their high school friends — congratulations on that.

Meet BCIT Alumn Christine German

Christine German is the head of the Broadcast and Online Journalism program and has been teaching journalism to students here for nearly two decades. She is also a BCIT alumn; German graduated with a journalism diploma in 2000, and has an extensive background in the industry, with a specialty in sports journalism.

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7 Ways to Make Friends

Starting college is a thrilling time, but it can also be a bit daunting, especially when it comes to making friends. Whether you’re introverted or tend to be on the shy side, building connections is crucial for a meaningful college experience. So, don’t be afraid to put yourself out there—take the initiative to make friends. To help you establish those connections this fall, here are some great ideas you can try, right on campus: