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The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

When we don’t know a word, we look it up […]

when do we grow up?

I used to think that once I got a degree, […]

A shift in our social interactions will happen this summer: we’ll be resocializing.

For the past two years, we lost close interactions due […]

A Story of an International Student in Marketing

Hi! My name is Anastasiia, and I am an international […]

How I fell in love with BC

“Let’s go, bro, almost there!” I am slowly making my […]

summer days in the city

As much as I enjoy staying in with some takeout […]

How Much Caffeine is Too Much? Café Hopping Edition

Summer is fast approaching, Vancouverites! Now that there are no […]

Women in Computing: Architects of Networks

Navigating life as BCIT students can feel isolating for many […]

How Staying Engaged With Diverse Communities Has Shaped Me

Many international students (including me) would agree that moving to […]

difficult woman

i am a difficult woman, gladly.many of us weren’t wantedwhen […]

7 Tips for Overcoming Burnout

During the hectic pursuit of development and careers, you may […]

how decluttering helped me (re)gain presence

They say that absentmindedness has no cure. And I believed […]

“This isn’t what we signed up for.” Two BCIT international students speak on the harsh reality of living here


“Leave room for Jesus”: How to club without getting COVID

After two years of being closed, clubs and bars have […]

Ode to the Most Hated Man Alive

Once in 1703, Peter I founded the city, “Here I […]

Free Money for BCIT Students

The BCIT Student Association (BCITSA) has begun handing out $5 […]

The System Works

“BCIT has given me so much confidence, I wish I […]

The System is Broken

“The system is broken,” says local student council member Nolan […]

Student in BCIT’s Hardest Program Denied the Sympathy He Deserves

“It’s just not fair,” says local BCIT computing student Joseph […]

SATIRE: BCIT Prohibits Vehicles on Burnaby Campus

BCIT has ordered all parking lots to be demolished. The […]

Why the “Bruh Culture” Must Be Respected

As I cracked open a cold one with my best […]

Thoughts of a BCIT Student

MORNING The morning is all about deciding what time you’ll […]

BC Gov Distributes COVID Tests Just in Time for Pandemic to Be Over

The BC government has finally gotten around to distributing COVID […]

Small Town Girl Drops Out of College to Become the Next German Heiress

After binge-watching Inventing Anna over the weekend, first-year BCIT student […]

BC Hindu Community Outraged by Use Of Lord Ganesh on Logo

“We have hundreds of people today; we’ll have thousands next […]

Pandemic Resolutions: New Me, New Internalized Capitalism

When the pandemic got really bad and I started working […]

Jumping Down the Pop Culture Rabbit Hole

When I first moved  to Canada, immigration pamphlets would boast […]

What’s Going On In Ukraine?

Canada has become home to almost 1.4 million Ukrainian Canadians, […]

Who Am I?

When I try to define myself, I tend to look […]

Canadian Culture from International Students’ POV

Exploring and moving to a new country is tough—I know […]

Be Fearlessly Authentic: Kailee Vanderwoerd

Despite growing up in a small town in Northern BC, […]

From the Stove to the Soul: Venezuelan Cachapas Recipe

I recently caught up with some friends after their trip […]

Finding Your “Place”

The words “culture” and “community” can mean different things for […]

Automation in Medical Technology

The use of “cobots” (collaborative robots) and artificial intelligence (AI) […]

6 Innovations in the food industry

The food industry is constantly evolving, because new technologies and […]

Personal Innovation

n is change, but it is a special kind of change that brings you to a new level in life. To have truly innovated, one must upgrade their current situation into something better. Innovation is more than just change, it is personal evolvement.

Truong Thanh – Restaurant Review

Is there anything better than a piping hot bowl of noodle soup on a cold, rainy night? It’s that time of season where the sun hardly comes out and the cold makes you want to stay at home in your pajamas.

How who you love changes your access to public services.

The LGBTQIA2S+ (LGBTQ) community has made significant civil rights improvements […]

Love Languages

It was another ordinary day after a church event when […]

Innovating our Economics

For the past 30 years, economic policies have led to […]

Innovating our Heroes

When we feel lost, we look for a hero to […]

Young Women in Business: Leaders of Tomorrow

Our time at BCIT can be stressful, filled with busy […]

Optimizing Efficiency with Ergonomics: Kinesis Freestyle 2 Keyboard Review

Are you looking for a new keyboard? The Kinesis Freestyle […]

Take Your Space

  I spend a lot of time dreaming about who […]

Women in Fitness

Recognizing a need for women’s fitness One thousand years ago, […]

The 5C’s of Vaccine Hesitancy

      I feel it’s important to say right […]

Review: Habitat Pub

Are you looking for a place to unwind after a […]

7 Signs Your Body is Trying to Tell You Something 

The human body is very intelligent; it has its own […]

Venture Through November

The fall weather and colourful trees can make November feel […]

Get Out There!

  Last summer, I played beach volleyball for the first […]


Over the past two years I’ve been working on a […]

Review: Stoke the Fire

Stoke: used to describe something that is really cool or […]

Review: Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut

I am rarely willing to drop $80 on a game, […]

Review: Venom: Let There Be Carnage

If you are looking for a low key date outing […]

The Science of Life

India is home to one of the world’s oldest holistic […]

Čupavci Recipe (Australian Lamingtons)

Čupavci, also known as Australian Lamingtons, is a biscuit dipped […]


Yes, it’s that time of the year again! From the […]

What About Drinking?

My first drink was a celebratory shot of tequila after […]

Freshman 15

The popular term Freshman 15 refers to the idea that […]

Don’t Let Your Learning Disability Impede Your Future

Thousands of students struggle with learning disabilities and unique learning […]

Review: What If?

In our lives and in the media we consume, we […]

Review: Ye.

The album explores darker topics such as suicide, self-isolation, overdose, […]

Hello, Nature!

I’m not a hiker. You can probably guess that when […]

Good Sleep

With midterms approaching, it’s important that you’re getting enough sleep. […]

What you Need to Know from the last Two Meetings of BCITSA Council

Every two weeks, the BCITSA meets to discuss issues and […]

Living in a war zone: the emotional toll of the front lines of Fairy Creek blockade

  “How as humanity have we gotten to this point […]

Chair of the Transportation School By-Election: Gareth (Gary) Moon

I was asked to run, by my peers, because of […]

Chair of the Transportation School By-Election: Liam Lauren

My name is Liam Lauren and I am a second […]

Ideal Identity

Social media is no stranger in our daily routine. The […]

Zoom Fatigue

“The distractions of not being in the classroom have caused […]

Link Writers’ Corner: Why Does Link Edit so Rigorously?

When many folks think of editing, they imagine a quick […]

Open Education

BCIT Open Education Grants BCIT offers Open Education Grants to […]

Link’s Guide to the 2021 Federal Election

Elections can be difficult things. Party platforms (the documents that […]

Adapting for the Future: An Alumni Spotlight Featuring Tyler Pronyk

Whether you are new to BCIT, a returning student, or […]


Fantasy shows and shows based in the Middle Ages often […]

Bringing Light to Amenities for BCIT Students

Have you tried all student resources offered at BCIT? I […]

Not Quite Normal

BCIT is bringing students and faculty back to campus this […]

The Green Knight

If you are hearing the call of the big screen […]

A Close Look at Online Classes

In the last year and a half, many students (including […]

Get Involved at BCIT

Going back to school this year is going to look […]

Staying Safe in A Heatwave

Our sizzling summer isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, so let’s […]

Silver Pen Award Winners 2021: Nelson Ellis and Katie Dalziel

As readers over the last year have seen, Link has […]

What is in a Name?

What is the power of a name?  Our names can […]

Review: Designated Survivor

You’re sitting in your office. You’re a high-level bureaucrat, but […]

Love Across The Pond

“The internet has made it easier than ever to connect […]

War for the Planet of the Apes: A case study in ideology, principles, and politics

Disclaimer: This piece reflects a students personal views and is […]


BCIT Computer Systems Technology graduate, Sheldon Lynn, has always had […]

Final Words

This is goodbye… it’s been fun, but now it’s time […]

Look Forward

Two summers ago, I squeezed myself into an overcrowded Skytrain […]

Drug Use Is A Social Thing

For many people, the first time they use drugs they […]


A mass shooting of three East Asian spa parlours in […]

The Fight for Freedom

Have you ever wondered what history, culture, and government have […]

Summer Cocktails

One of my favourite things about summer is sitting on […]

Generation Wars

If you want the exact numbers, Millennials were born between […]

Explore and Revive: A Guide to Getting Outside This Summer

It feels as though, despite our most earnest longings (though […]

5 Self-Love Languages

“The most important relationship you will ever have is the […]

Summer Reading

I love summer reading! Preferably by a body of water; […]

BCIT JDC West: A lifechanging opportunity to brush up on your business skills

This article is sponsored by the JDC West Club.  BCIT […]

Srushti Gangdev: Changing Journalism

For those of us who want to enter media and […]

The Culture of Cultures

Kendall Jenner’s new product, 818 Tequila, hit the market this […]

A Canadian Legacy of Anti-Asian Discrimination: From the Head Tax to Hate Crimes

Karen Cho’s documentary “In the Shadow of Gold Mountain” depicts […]

Centering Whiteness

Heritage and culture feel like fraught topics of discussion that […]

Journey to Canada

We are a growing country, and the more we embrace […]

Learning to Trust the Process: An Art Feature by Christine Peng

With so many uncertainties in life, what is unknown can […]

When It Comes to Queer Rights, Is the Revolution Over?

Back before I became a student, I had a co-worker […]

Review – Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

“A creative life is an amplified life. It’s a bigger […]

Review – Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

BE YOU. BE SEEN. BELONG.   Are you truly belonging […]

Politics 411

If 2020 was a television drama, it would be the […]

Small Businesses Take Over 2020

It is an understatement to say this past year has […]

Reaching for Justice

“What a year,” said every commentator everywhere. Not only did […]

The Question of the Year

2020 was like nothing we’d ever seen. What was meant […]

Student Spotlight, Johanna Kuffner: Working on Equality, Changing the Conversation

The idea of success, particularly success in the world of […]

Our Changing Campus

BCIT is not exceptional in its need to adapt to […]

When the Going Gets Tough, What Happens to Love?

  In the past few months, relationships have either accelerated […]

Gaslighting: A Learning Experience

Not all relationships feel like a cozy warm blanket; some […]

The Imbalance of Nudity

  Normalization has become a buzzword that’s thrown around a […]

5 Fetishes You May Know, 5 You May Not

What is a fetish?   A fetish is a fixation […]

Porn: How Much is Too Much?

Porn. It is the second most popular thing on the […]

Real People, Real Job, False Conceptions: An Interview with Clover

Porn has long been treated as taboo in our societal […]

5 Dates for a New Couple & 5 Dates for a Long-Term One

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed how we date, and frankly, it […]

Gender Roles at BCIT & Beyond

  In the last decade, there has been a push […]

Behind the Screen: The Role of an Influencer

Over the past several years, social media has become less […]

media’s power to shift perspectives

None of us really know how much we’ve been influenced […]

Social Grouping in Video Games

“Babe, come cuddle!” “Not right now, the boys need me […]

Creation Defines Me: An Art Feature by Takshita Kumar

What defines you as a person are not your highs […]

Broke-Ass Buying: PS4, XBOX One, or Switch?

None of us can afford the brand new and extremely […]

Brightening the World with an LED Face Mask

During the winter holidays, I usually emblazon my house with […]

/the social dilemma

a wake up call (for us all) In the past […]

the big disconnect

Since March, nearly everything that I’ve done has been on […]

Link’s guide to Christmas shopping

This time of year can be difficult at the best […]

Eating Habit Myths: Debunked

From social media to health blogs, nutrition myths are all […]

Vancouver Fashion Week Presents Pandemic Collections in an Underwhelming Performance

“Did it start?” asks my friend who is sitting next […]

Joe Biden Won. How Does That Affect You?

Joe Biden’s win over Donald Trump provides a glimmer of […]

REVIEW: Eastside Cultural Crawl Displacement Exhibit

A Focus on Indigenous Community Place Making It’s not everyday […]


  If you are feel like you’re digging yourself in […]

Politics of Good Health & Poor Decision Making

By most standards, Canadians can be considered reasonably healthy people. […]

Physical Demands & Limitations for Performers During COVID-19

  If you’re like me, your physical health has taken […]

Lemon Salmon with Brown Rice

Time to power up with this well-rounded meal! This recipe […]


    Going through summer withdrawals? If your answer is […]

Beauty and The Temporarily Abled

A transformed definition and experience of beauty is a collective […]

Review: Raised By Wolves

Created by veteran producer Aaron Guzikowski and supported by legendary […]

Student Spotlight:The Reinvention of Yoko Ozaki

Photos: Macus Ong It’s never too late to start over. […]

Review: Untamed-You are a goddamn cheetah!

Glennon Doyle’s memoir, called Untamed, is a collection of intimate […]

Review: Slayland at Playland

This year, attractions are coming up with creative ways to […]

Morality at the Movies: Blade Runner & Finding Humanity Through Mercy

Picture it: Los Angeles, 2019. We collectively turn a blind […]

Clubs for Community:Energize Your Club Away From BCIT

The transition to online classes in late March affected how […]

The self-esteem melting pot: learning how to maintain your self-esteem in post-secondary

It’s so easy to pay other people compliments and cheer […]

Review: The audacity to be queen

The Audacity to Be Queen is a self-help book for […]

Student Spotlight: Ben Gebauer

Reaching High, Educating Others, & Advocating for Equality Ben Gebauer […]

Theatre and the Mind

Theatre has always had a special place in my heart. […]

Zombie Head Meatloaf

Ingredients: 1 tbsp oil 1 onion 3 cloves garlic ½ […]

5 FaBoolous Party Ideas for a COVID World

After enduring two long months of BCIT and seven months […]

Why do I miss BCIT?

Here’s something I never thought I’d say: “I miss BCIT.” […]

Review: La Haine (The Hate)

Set in the notoriously violent suburbs of Paris, Mathieu Kassovitz’s […]

Review: The Witcher, Andrzej Sapkowski

Perhaps the news of today has provided you with your […]

Photo Feature: Elin Molenaar

When Elin Molenaar came to Vancouver from Dirkshorn in the […]

Exploring Personality

Exploring Ourselves People are naturally curious about who they are. […]

Wanderlust Feature

Where we’ve gone, and where we’ll go again. 

Mini Student Spotlight: Cody Pallin

Where does the time go? For part-time civil engineering student […]

Mini Student Spotlight: Stephanie Dekker

After Stephanie Dekker worked in the veterinary industry for a […]

Mini Student Spotlight: Matthew Miller

Matthew Miller ran for Vice President Student Experience because he […]

Be Part of Canada’s Lifeline

  Odds are, you’re a student at BCIT with a […]

MYTH: BCIT Kills Your Social Life

(How to hold onto your social life as a BCIT […]

A Collection of Avocado pits

I’d seen avocado pits with toothpicks poked in them in […]

What Type of Team Member are You?

Orientation for first-year students is always a whirlwind of information. […]

Green Energy Smoothie

Great for students on the go, this jam-packed mix has […]

Policing the Police: a look at excessive force in Canada and the United States

Amid a slew of news reports involving violent (and lethal) […]

A Letter from one international student to another

Dear international student,   Congrats on making it into BCIT! […]

Review: CENTR Fitness App

 By Lauren Edwards   A workout app created by Chris […]

Review: The Michelle Obama Podcast

  The Michelle Obama Podcast is an extension to her […]

Intro: Masking for a Friend

Years from now, when people ask us what the year […]

Dating Around, Season Two is Here

Blind date enthusiasts rejoice! The Netflix original series, Dating Around, has […]

Link Magazine Comics, Compiled

After going through our old posts, we realized that we […]

The CSSG Helps Students and Recent Graduates!

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the demand for services provided […]

Protecting Your Mental Health in Times of Isolation

While I usually enjoy spending time by myself, I’m not […]

When Reality Plagues Fiction

The ironic escapism of pandemic-inspired books, films, and television. If […]

Ali Pitargue: Silver Pen Award Winner

Each year, Link and the BCIT Student Association honour a […]

I’m graduating, will I get a job?

Tips for job seekers and alternative opportunities As I sit […]

What Was Your Screen Time Last Week?

As we are physically distancing and staying at home as […]

COVID-19’s Impact on the Global Economy

According to the World Health Organization[1], COVID-19 has infected over […]

Mother’s Day in Isolation

Mother’s Day has been around for more than a century, […]

Government Provides COVID-19 Support for Students and Recent Graduates

In March, the number of post-secondary working students (aged 15-29) […]

Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose: The Fashion Edition

Over time, fast fashion has led to fabric mountains, and […]

Choose Your Words

Among the numerous consequences of COVID-19, one ugly side effect […]

Pipelines: friend, foe, or somewhere in between?

The odds are that if you live in BC and […]

Runway Rebels: Fashion Meets Protests

Not a New Concept For decades, the multi-billion-dollar global industry […]

Companies that are thriving during COVID-19

Money-making behind the screens by Daniella Pettenon COVID-19 has brought […]

Art Feature: Rhi Forsyth

Illustrations of a Daydreamer Under the pseudonym Maen Illustrates, Rhi […]

To Decolonize Nature is to Conserve It


We’ve All Been Victims of Greenwashing

Greenwashing(n.)¹: the act of misleading customers or potential customers into […]

Become A Green Shopper: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

words Daniella Pettenon We all know those second-to-last row classmates […]

Students are demanding to be included in the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit

Post-secondary students, who largely aren’t working during the school year […]

Online Games & More

Tired of online classes and watching Netflix? Here is your […]

Student Spotlight: Eric J. W. Li

A Modern Renaissance Man words Chantel Tanaka Tsvetu “Let’s take […]

48-hour Vancouver theatre creation challenge goes online

Theatre Under the Gun: The Social Distancing Edition is a 48-hour […]

Review: ‘Funeral’ by Lil Wayne

By Vishal Pillay Lil Wayne has finally released the awaited […]

Review: Sovereign Opal from Conviction Wines

By Lauren Edwards I’ve never been one to drink casually […]

Review: HSBC Rugby 7-aside

Rugby fever came to town in March, and almost 75,000 […]

A World Awakened

A Call for Personal Responsibility in the Climate Crisis  2019 […]

HR Implications for COVID-19

As COVID-19 reaches across the globe, companies are lost. There […]

How BCIT is Responding to COVID-19

Update as of 3:55 pm PST, March 13, 2020 President […]

How to bring your travel-banned vacation home

The recent global pandemic has the world preventing the spread […]

Don’t Be Chopped Liver: Your Springtime Health

How You Can Take Care of Your Liver words Nick […]

BCIT Grad develops COVID-19 website

When Curtis Kim saw a lack of exact numbers to […]

Tinder-style app helps students find housing in Vancouver/Burnaby

Diggz is an online marketplace that enables users to search […]

IxL shows different kinds of leadership

Students, business leaders, and entrepreneurs gathered in The Great Hall […]

Do Instructor Reviews Matter?

Students fill out evaluations for every course, but is this […]

Op-Ed: Dieting–Should we Stop Talking About It?

“It’s not about getting to a number on the scale—It’s […]

Recipe: Matcha Waffles with Coconut Syrup

It’s March, and spring break is on the horizon. With […]

The History of Green Beer

  St. Patrick’s Day—a day where every Irish pub in […]

What the Fork?

People gotta eat. At BCIT everyday, food-based articles are thrown […]

Review: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  Attention food, culture and comedy lovers! Chef and restaurateur […]

Student Spotlight: Shawn Grewal

Faith & Humility: Accounting Graduate Shawn Grewal’s Winding Journey to […]

Review: Waves

Waves follows the story of 17-year-old black student and wrestler […]

Art Feature: Vincent Lin

At his core, Vincent Lin is just a shy little […]

Review: Palermo Cucina

I was excited to try out this new spot in […]

New BC Access Grant makes university more attainable for low income students

A post-secondary education will be more affordable for thousands of […]

Vancouver Glitter Ball Festival back again

Glitter Ball is back for its second year as the […]

Fraser Riverkeeper invites everyone to join Cleanup and Celebration

For the 13th year, volunteers will gather to lend a […]

A Walk Through Cindy Sherman’s Exhibit

I have always been curious about photography but never really […]

Pregnancy Prevention

Alright, you’re ready to have sex, but you don’t want […]

Photo Feature: Julia Verea

Julia Verea is a 24-year-old photographer, screenwriter, social media manager, […]

Recipe: Tabbouleh

Aside from the monotonous task of chopping vegetables, Tabbouleh is […]

Recipe: Baba Ghanoush

I make Baba Ghanoush in a small food processor, but […]

Making Money Moves

Empowering women through twerking Nicole V. advertised her twerking class […]

BCIT Hackathon 2020 – Using Computation Solutions to Get Ahead

Aaron Rempel sat down with Justin Cervantes of the BCIT […]

5 Myths About Porn DEBUNKED

“The internet is for porn! The internet is for porn! […]

Sex Confessions

From the awkward to the gross to the triumphant, a […]

Campus Relationships: Finding Balance

When I first stepped onto the BCIT campus, I had […]

Music Review: ‘Circles’ by Mac Miller

The hip-hop artist’s posthumous album dropped on January 17 Mac […]

Beer Review: The Steamworks Espresso Stout

The Steamworks Espresso Stout is a light-bodied heavily malted beer […]

Film Review: Marriage Story

Marriage Story pits the two ideas of falling in and […]

B.C. Government increases ICBC accountability and takes lawyers out of the legal process

The B.C. Government is making changes to help ensure ICBC […]

Historic ‘Parasite’ Oscars win salvages a bland awards season

‘Parasite’ and Joaquin Phoenix topped headlines during Hollywood’s biggest night. The 92nd Academy Awards recognized (and snubbed) the best film achievements of the year on Sunday.

BC’s Passenger Transportation Board approves 2 more ride-hailing companies


Concert Review: Greyson Chance’s ‘Good as Gold’

Born in West Texas, Greyson Chance got his start in […]

BC Government ratifies a 5-year U-Pass agreement for students

The government of BC has signed the U-pass agreement that […]

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival starts tomorrow!

PuSh is a three-week festival featuring an emotionally honest, politically […]

Is Mental Health Developed by Nature or Nurture?

Divorce As a Catalyst for Intergenerational Mental Health Concerns Can […]

Growing Demand in Cybersecurity Offers a Wealth of Opportunity for New Grads

Eva Yu started as an AntiVirus Analyst and is now […]

Review: ‘Chixtape 5’ by Tory Lane

Canadian rapper Tory Lanez takes us back to the 2000s […]

Applications Open for Rhode Island Annual Science Workshop for Journalists

Metcalf Institute’s Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists to Explore How […]

All-Male Drag Ballerinas Perform Comedy Versions of Classics

Show One Productions presents the return of the all-male ballet […]

Booze ‘N’ Schmooze: Review

What: BOOZE ‘N’ SCHMOOZE – An Independent Filmmakers Meetup When: […]

Friends on Opposing Ends

More people are avoiding affiliations with people of differing political […]

Film Review: ‘Cats’ is a lewd monstrosity that needs to be spayed

Director Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit Broadway […]

Film Review: ‘Parasite’ is a true cinematic masterwork

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho satirizes class warfare in his […]

Film Review: Ad Astra (2019)

Buckle up. It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for—Brad […]

Curry Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients:  • 1 celery stalk, diced • 1 medium white […]

What’s Behind the Craze of Poke Bowls?

It was just another Tuesday afternoon, me in my all-black […]

Photo Feature: Sydney Wong

Vancouver is a city that screams vibrancy and culture, and […]

Ok, Boomer

The response we were looking for but not the one […]

Vancouver Clothing Firm Removes Leggings Within 24-hours of Hindu Protest

Greater Vancouver based athleisure brand NoMiNoU has apologized and withdrawn […]

Playing With Fire: Ceramics of the Extraordinary

The newest exhibit at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology features 11 […]

First Time at the Vancouver Christmas Market

Photos by Eric J.W. Li Last week, I visited the […]

Burnaby Film Director Selected For Sundance Film Festival

Two new National Film Board of Canada (NFB) virtual reality […]

A Bilingual Poem: Remained

Another midday grew to the vault of heaven Sparse, rainy […]

Op-Ed: Nothing Lasts Forever

Words Sherry M. Lai My first ever online purchase was […]

A Student of a Certain Age

My name is Kevin. I’m 46 years old, and I’m […]

Recipe: Thai Peanut Wraps

Photo design by Tracy Ngo These are great to eat […]

Art Feature: Zach Whitbread

Zach Whitbread is a twenty-something-year-old frog who’s a complicated mess […]

Student Spotlight: Amine Doulfikar

Photography by Eric J.W. Li Amine Doulfikar is a powerhouse. […]

Review: Busyhead Tour – Noah Kahan

On October 26, American indie singer Noah Kahan played for […]

Disney+: A Review

The launch of the Disney+ streaming service was possibly the […]

Holiday Ladder Safety Tips from WorkSafeBC

The holiday season is approaching and WorkSafeBC is reminding workers, […]

Oslo Ranked Smartest City in the World

Comparative analysis reveals the cities emerging as leaders of smart […]

Winners for 20th Annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Announced

The winners for the 20th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards […]

Saag Paneer

Prep: 10 Minutes Cook: 30 Minutes Feeds: 5 This is […]

The First Yogi

Yoga is more than a fitness fad. In Vancouver, there […]

Behold Electric Guitar, Paul Gilbert

Self Released: Bandcamp / May 2019 This Bandcamp release by […]

The Rising Popularity of Esports

illustrations Sheku Nafisi I was sitting down for breakfast a […]

A Trip to Merritt: Rally Championships Wake Up a Sleepy Town

photography Alec Preissler & Andy Scheier I’m standing in a […]

Student Spotlight: William-Patrick Blouin-Comeau

Competitive Sailor, BCIT Student, and Red Bull Canada Marketing Specialist […]

Sip This: London Fog Ale

Faculty Brewing, 1830 Ontario St, Vancouver, BC, V5T 2W6 Vancouver based […]

MOA Challenges Traditional Notions of Clay with Premiere Exhibition

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents the exhibition, […]

Visit This: Neptune Club Sports Bar and Grill

Station Square, 4405 Central Blvd, Burnaby, BC V5H 4M3 After […]

Nursing Students Promote Health at Downtown Campus

Eight nursing students organized and hosted two health events at […]

VIFF 2019: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

French director Céline Sciamma’s historical lesbian romance paints a transfixing […]

A UV Light Halloween-Themed Art Exhibit is Coming to Vancouver

Ghosts of the Lower Mainland, a Halloween-themed Exhibition of Faux […]

Campbell River Tech Competition Awarding $200,000 in Prizes

Calling all innovative entrepreneurs with ideas to solve real-life problems […]

Diversity Arts & Entertainment Presents #BestWitches

The #BestWitches campaign is a result of an after-hours social […]

Sheku Nafisi: illustrator & graphic designer

Sheku Nafisi is a multi-disciplinary designer and artist based in […]

Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are one of the most diverse healthy breakfast […]

Culture of Convenience

Humankind has long tried to find ways to simplify our […]


Student life is hard. It’s filled with assignments, examinations, and […]

Changing Your Narrative: A Student Perspective on Mental Health

This Fall, Link had the opportunity to speak with Samantha […]

Speak Up Speak Out De-stigmatizes Mental Health

content warning: this article discusses self-harm. November is the highest-suicide […]

Weeding Out Education

How BCIT’s Cannabis Policy Was Hashed Out BCIT’s cannabis policy […]

Student Spotlight: Savannah Erasmus

 Comedians make us laugh, but often a profound story lies […]

How to Decorate Your New Space

Blank walls and empty shelves can be a dreary sight […]

DanceHouse Presents Australia’s Leading Indigenous Dance Company

DanceHouse, in partnership with Dancers of Damelahamid, launches its 2019/20 […]

BCIT Infrastructure Project Presented with Envision Gold Award

A ribbon-cutting celebration of the BCIT North Campus Infrastructure Project […]

SuperBetter: A Review

SuperBetter is a task-manager companion app for depression, anxiety, stress, […]

A Thousand Splendid Suns Comes to the Stage

The Arts Club’s 2019–2020 season opens in Vancouver with A […]

United Nations HeForShe #GetFreeTour visits BCIT

On September 20, the UN Women’s HeForShe solidarity movement for […]

An interview with the admin of BCIT Confessions

BATmin, SADmin and Dadmin open up about the page’s origins, […]

Of Mice and Men Director Debuts 1940s War Story

The Slamming Door Artist Collective presents Terence Rattigan’s Flare Path. […]

EMV Launches 50th Anniversary Season with Le Concert Spirituel: Baroque Orchestral Suites

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) commences its 50th Anniversary Season with […]

Vancouver Christmas Market celebrates 10th Anniversary

This holiday season, the Vancouver Christmas Market celebrates its 10th […]

Introducing Scholarships for Indigenous Journalism Students

The Jack Webster Foundation is pleased to announce an addition […]

Adam Nguyen: Student Spotlight

Interviewed by Lauren Edwards Photography by Eric J.W. Li After […]

BCIT Student Earns Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC Scholarship

A lifelong drive to make a difference combined with a […]

Want to go somewhere new this weekend? 

Colony  Colony, which just opened on Granville, is a pub […]

The Gameful New World

Businesses, schools, and governments are becoming game designers. Through rewards […]

Jordan Grant Pedersen: Photographer & Drafting Technician

Jordan Grant Pedersen bought his first camera in 2012 as […]

Five Podcasts to Check Out This Fall

Sometimes your eyes need a break from staring at screens. […]

Tinder on Campus: A Review

I’ve used this app before, but never at BCIT. I […]

Coffee Time: Finding the best Java on Campus

Over the summer, we took a good look at what […]

Vancouver Queer Film Festival Celebrates International Artists, Performers and Filmmakers

Out On Screen hosts the Opening Gala of the Vancouver […]

The Rick Hansen Foundation Launches Accessibility Professional Network

On August 7, 2019, the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) announced […]

Canadian Researchers Explore How Food Packaging Affects Food Waste

National Zero Waste Council Researching Relationship Between Food Waste and […]

Best Eats at Richmond Night Market

You know summer is around the corner when Richmond Night […]

How Sustainably Conscious are You?

How Sustainably Conscious are You? Stepping towards a zero-waste lifestyle […]

11 Things You Need for Residence Living

If you applied for housing and recently got in—congratulations! You […]

Simple Mango Smoothie Bowl​

Summer is a tough month for snacks and treats. Maintaining […]

Just Don’t Call It A Bail Out

The federal government is putting $595 million into a grant […]

Retro Tech Revival

The sales of vinyl records, cassette tapes, and classic video […]

It’s not just about sweatshops: Vancouver’s Sustainable Fashion Scene

Earlier this year Metro Vancouver launched a campaign to combat […]

Once More With Feeling

  there’s something about being alone in a radio station […]

Pavilion: A Collaboration Between the SA & BCIT

Link went behind the scenes to learn more about this collaborative project between the SA and BCIT. This new food services location is offering scratch cooking in NE-1 thanks to requests by students.

Mike Robertson: Photographer & Painter

Mike Robertson is a BCIT student in the video production […]

De-Extinction: What A Species?

Let’s face it, we’re killing the planet. Right at home […]

The Interactive Art of Enclosure

B.C.-based conceptual artist Mowry Baden uses perceptual psychology, science, and […]

Student Spotlight: Ahmadullah Rahmat Hoping to Change the Face of Afghan Media

During my first practicum rotation in the BCIT Broadcast and […]

Can You Virtually Enhance Empathy?

The Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society is using virtual […]

Where At BCIT Can Students Find Pride

Illustration by Sheku Nafisi Last week I met with Trina […]

“Hey Guys” And Why It’s Harmful: reducing the use of gender coded language

Who among us hasn’t, at some point, referred to a […]

so, you want to be a game designer?

EA (Electronic Arts) reached out to BCIT in 2017, asking […]

Murder Most Fun

“Serial killers were becoming a source of entertainment for millions […]

Awards cannot replace Action: the story of Nadia and Malala

Last October, twenty-five-year-old Nadia Murad was awarded the Nobel Peace […]

The Canadian Branch of Feminism

BCIT Communications instructor Tessa Jordan discusses the impact of cultural […]

Saki Serizawa

photos Dayna Weststeyn A recent report found that Amazon’s facial […]

IxL Preview: Aanikh Kler

Aanikh Kler will be gracing BCIT’s IxL conference this spring. […]

Networking – The Future is (literally) in Your Hands

illustrations Sheku Nafisi After staring at the GPS and looking […]

Tales from the Board: A BCITSA Retrospective

Members of the 2018-2019 student council reflect on their experiences serving […]

For the Love of Valentine’s Day

It’s February, and the question,  “What are you doing for Valentine’s […]

The Woman Behind Rihanna’s Omelette Dress

For the first time in its history, the Vancouver Art […]

Bandersnatch (2018)

Netflix’s Bandersnatch has sent post-modern science fiction so far down […]

The Lady in Red

words Breah Zaman Illustration Sheku Nafisi   Her lips are cracked, […]

BCIT Racing: Baja Formula SAE Racers Prepare for 2019 Challenge

Since 2014, BCIT’s Formula Baja SAE team has been competing […]

Evolving the Caribbean Superhero

Rasta Comics founder Rayon Morris wants to infuse authentic Caribbean culture […]

raising the roof

 photos Eric Li Across from NE1, students are on a […]


photos by Dayna Weststeyn This article is a student spotlight […]

Of minds red and blue: How urban living is assaulting our brains and how Nature can restore us to ourselves

Good ol’ Mother Nature—giver of life; cradle of civilizations; muse […]

Student Spotlight: Danny Cameron

BCITSA Chair of Aerospace, Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Student, Off-roader, Explorer […]

Review: Suspiria (1977 vs 2018)

Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria (2018) would be better characterized as a […]


The 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival is underway and we’re […]

Conscious Commuting

We’ve all heard the unnerving predictions of how climate change […]

Student Spotlight: Daniella Molina

Daniella Molina is a student in BCIT’s Construction Management program […]

Droning in the Ocean

Eric Saczuk is a Geomatics Engineering instructor at BCIT, but […]

7 Tips for personal success

BCIT is going to challenge you in ways you never […]

Photo Feature: Eric J.W. Li

1st year BCIT Technology Teacher Education (TTED) “I started learning […]

VIFF 2018 – Cold War

The 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival is underway and we’re […]

VIFF 2018 – The Front Runner

The 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival is underway and we’re […]

VIFF 2018 – Sofia

The 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival is underway and we’re […]

Box of Freedom @ Vancouver Fringe Festival

Vancouver Fringe Festival runs every year in September. This year, […]

VIFF 2018: Our Fave Five Events

The 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival has begun and we’ve […]

Virginia Jack @ Vancouver Fringe Festival

Vancouver Fringe Festival runs every year in September. This year, […]

Unhinged @ Vancouver Fringe Festival

Vancouver Fringe Festival runs every year in September. This year, […]

BC Provincial Government Invests $630 Million into Affordable Child Care.

BC Premier John Horgan alongside Minister of Children and Family Development, Katrine Conroy,  and Minister of State of Child Care, Katrina Chen, visited the BCITSA Childcare Centre (SE41) to reveal part of a three-year $1 billion investment into ChildCare BC.

Little Crow

“Emily Seal and Kas Baker are two halves of Vancouver […]


BCIT JDC West JDC West is the Olympics for business […]


For our September back-to-school issue, we feature BCIT Nursing student […]

REVIEW: The Dance Teacher

With actors in the audience, The Dance Teacher reminds us that we rarely get to see all sides of a story

Interview: Microsoft President Brad Smith

Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft, recently visited BCIT to deliver a keynote speech for graduating students.

Cabin Fever at the VAG

A look into our nostalgic past at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

WOMEN in STTEM: A Conversation with Minister Patricia Hajdu

The following interview between Twila Amato and the Honourable Minister […]

Silver Pen Award 2018

This year, LINK  honours Eda Aktas and Emily Vance with the 2017/18 Silver Pen […]

Salt Spring Island Mussels with One Arrow Black Pepper Bacon

Just because you’re a student doesn’t mean you have to […]

Community Profile: Heat LaLiberte

For our April issue, BCIT student Max Huang headed off […]

Super Troopers 2: The Time is Meow!

Super Troopers 2 directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar starring: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin […]

VIDF REVIEW – Goh Ballet

Thank you to to the 2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival, […]


Meet Hunter Bergen, a second-year BCIT Architecture student, and the […]

Calling all Student Environmental Leaders

THE RIVERS CLINIC JUNE 1 – 3 (Hosted by the […]

Review: Chasing Coral

photos courtesy: The Ocean Agency – XL Catlin Seaview Survey […]


Ashley Moliere (1st-Year Broadcast and Online Journalism) Instagram: @ashmo__photos […]

Toward the Source (2018)

Toward the Source (2018) Dir. Norton Smith Filmed in the […]

BEYOND BCIT: Mantar Bhandal

Mantar Bhandal is one of the freshest faces in sports […]


ERIN FLEGG 1st Year- New Media Design and Web Development […]

VIDF 2018: Rite of Spring & Folding

Thank you to to the 2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival, […]

VIDF 2018: Studies and Fragments on Dream

Thank you to to the 2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival, […]

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby.

words tanushree pillai illustrations brianne bruneau A few days ago, […]

Student Spotlight: Kelly Kaur

Meet the 2nd-year New Media student inking out a career […]

BCITMA Fundraiser: Behind the queens

Meet the models from the BCITMA’s Fashion Fundraiser.


On March 9th, the BCIT Marketing Association (BCITMA) held their […]


On Friday March 9, the BCIT Student Association (BCITSA) welcomed Burnaby North MLA […]

Review: Exit 22’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Staging a beloved and classic work of theatre such as […]

Red Sparrow: Review

Red Sparrow weaves the tale of a ballerina turned Russian […]

Vancouver International Dance Festival 2018

Looking to tap your feet to a funky beat? Sip […]

Learning a New Way

words michael white images sean murphy If you grew up […]

January Photo Walk

Check out a selection of photos from LINK’s January 2018 […]

Waste Case

words tanushree pillai images ryan judd Here I am standing […]


illustrations eda aktas The #MeToo movement unofficially began in October […]

Student Spotlight: Michael Lim

photos max huang Michael Lim made a name for himself […]


Today’s provincial budget announcement saw historic investment in affordable housing […]


Last month, BCIT became the first polytechnic institute to host […]

PuSh Festival Review: Some Hope For the Bastards

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival has occurred annually in […]

Student Spotlight: Landon McGauley

Uphill from Here words catherine garrett photos graham cox Landon […]

Netflix’s “3%”: Review

3% is Netflix’s first venture into a Portuguese-language original series, […]

The Post: Review

The Post is a film that places a spotlight on […]

Shape of Water: Review

My friend is a huge fan of Guillermo del Toro’s […]

Photo Feature: Sheldon Lynn

Sheldon Lynn Computer Systems Technology Follow him on Instagram: @sheldon […]


OAKUM is about to become your new favourite DJ and he might just be sitting right next to you in class, crafting his latest track.


BCIT grad Kaya Dorey represents North America as UN Young Champion of the Earth

Peter and the Star Catchers : Exit 22 Capilano University Theatre

An Exit 22 Company production. Adapted for the stage by […]

Student Spotlight: Dayna Weststeyn

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: DAYNA WESTSTEYN words twila amato photos braeden frew […]

VIFF 2017: Interview with Christopher Auchter

The Mountain of SGaana, an award-winning short film based on […]

VIFF 2017: Interview with Sam Voutas

Author: Selenna Ho What is your personal connection with the […]

VIFF 2017: Never Steady, Never Still

Thank you to the 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival for […]

VIFF 2017: Borg vs. McEnroe

Review by Laura Johnston Borg vs. McEnroe dir. Janus Metz […]

VIFF 2017: Angkor Awakens: A Portrait of Cambodia

Thank you to the 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival for […]

VIFF 2017: Infiltration

Review by Hamish Singh Infiltration dir. Robert Morin True North […]

VIFF 2017: The Mountain of SGaana

Review by Aaron Guillen The Mountain of SGaana dir. Christopher […]

VIFF 2017: Anarchist from the Colony

Anarchist from the Colony (Hangul: 박 열) dir. Lee Joon-ik […]

Photo Feature: International Students at BCIT

International. My identity, not my label. For our November issue, […]

Brain Food: Chocolate Trail Mix Bark

INGREDIENTS: 500g dark chocolate, cut into small pieces (I like […]

October Photo Walk

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] October Photo Walk Credits: Natalie Fox Michael White […]

Review: The Christians

The Christians Written by Lucas Hnath Directed by Sarah Rodgers […]

First impressions of an International Student at BCIT

Moving to another country can be very adventurous and exciting, […]

BRAIN FOOD: Coconut Green Soup with Salmon

Coconut Green Soup with Salmon and Chili Herb Oil   […]


Student Spotlight: Albert Tang For the October issue of LINK, […]


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September Photo Walk

LINK Magazine’s September Photo Walk On September 20th, LINK held it’s […]

Battle of the Sexes review

In our world today we are seeing more and more […]

Brain Food: Matcha Chia Pudding

Matcha Chia Coconut Pudding Try Max Huang’s favourite satisfying and superfood packed chia […]

NFL Week 4: How far can Deshaun Watson take the Texans?

“If they pass on Deshaun Watson, they’re passing on Michael […]

Review: Kingsman — The Golden Circle

  KINGSMAN: The Golden Circle dir. Matthew Vaughn 20th Century […]

Toronto’s grandson in Vancouver

I had the pleasure of attending a show earlier this […]

NFL Week 3: When Sports and Politics Collide

Well, so much for the athlete’s adage, ‘stick to sports.’ […]

Fringe 2017: Soul Samurai

Soul Samurai Written by Qui Nguyen Directed by Nathania Bernabe   Imagine […]

NFL Week 2: The Art of Celebration

  The NFL is allowing fun back into football. After years […]

Fringe 2017: Just Not That Woman- Review

Just Not That Woman Written and Performed by Ali Scott […]

Fringe 2017: Draining the Swamp — A Musical Tweet

Draining the Swamp: A Musical Tweet Written by Rajiv Joseph Directed […]

Fringe 2017: Gruesome Playground Injuries

The 2017 Fringe Festival (Sept 7 -17) is underway and LINK has been busy […]

NFL Week 1: Rookies Run Rampant

If you went all-in on the rookie running back class […]


BCIT Engineering student, Jason Wait, joined thousands of other eclipse […]

Vancouver Pushes Back

In the wake of a major setback for race relations […]


BCIT Architecture student Albert Tang was travelling through Spain, Hungary […]

Photo Feature: Max Huang

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] BCIT student (and chef, entrepreneur, graphic designer, marketer […]


Band: Arcade Fire Album: Everything Now Release Date: July 28, […]

Student Spotlight: Caitlin Purvis

Every month, we shine a spotlight on one exceptional BCIT student […]

Faculty Focus: Mauricio Lozano

From humble beginnings in Puebla, a suburb two hours from […]

Creep Catchers Timeline

Who Are The Creep Catchers? The “Creep Catchers” are a […]

Inside BCIT’s New Tech Learning Hub

BCIT opens new tech learning space for emerging leaders in a growing industry

Strongest Links 2016-2017

Best of the Best We had so many amazing BCIT […]

Silver Pen Award Winner 2016-2017

Silver Pen Award 2016-2017 Tanushree Pillai The Silver Pen Award […]

REVIEW: DAMN — Kendrick Lamar

With 4 simple letters, Kendrick Lamar announced his return to the rap game and this time he wasn’t around to play.

InstaFoods: “Icy Bowls” & Lightbulb Drinks at 17 Degrees Café

17 Degrees Café is the motherlode of delightful and instagrammable […]

Alien: Covenant Review

Covenant is a colony ship bound for a distant planet. […]

Link-Ups Hiatus

Link-Ups is LINK Magazine’s missed connection service. We are taking a short summer hiatus, but will back in September to link ya’ll up.

Strongest Links 2016-2017

Best of the Best We have selected some of the […]

Butterflies in Spirit

For our April issue, BCIT Broadcast Journalism student Beth Mariam interviewed Lorelai […]

FILM: This is Home

For our April issue, Ray Yu caught up with BCIT […]

InstaFoods: Smoky Icecream from 720 Sweets

Vancouver’s dessert game is strong and different ways of enjoying […]

BC elections candidates debate Advanced Education at BCIT

Photos by Maddy Adams. See a full gallery on our Facebook page. […]

InstaFoods: Korean-Mexican fusion food from TAKO

Korean-Mexican fusion food has arrived in Vancouver. Tako, or Taqueria […]

BCIT student wins free Euro Trip

Daniel McRobert beats out thousands of other students for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.


The newly elected student executives will serve a term from June 1st, 2017 – May 31st, 2018.


The newly elected student executives will serve a term from June 1st, 2017 – May 31st, 2018.


The newly elected student executives will serve a term from June 1st, 2017 – May 31st, 2018.