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About

History

Formation years

  • 1960 - BC Vocational School opens at Willingdon and Canada Way in Burnaby
  • 1961 - Plans are announced to establish BCIT
  • 1962 - First Principal of BCIT appointed
  • 1964 - First students are on campus: 498 of them in Engineering, Health and Business 
  • 1966 - BCIT celebrates its first graduates
  • 1975 - Number of students is now 3,200

Education

  • We offer practical career credentials designed for the workplace, including degrees,diplomas and certificates spanning Applied and Natural Sciences, Business and Media, Computing and Information Technology, Engineering, Health Sciences and Trades.

Research

  • Applied research at BCIT is exciting. It creates practical learning opportunities for BCIT’s students, provides innovative solutions to industry challenges, and produces new, commercially relevant technology products and applications.

Career

  • BCIT is committed to your pursuit of lifelong learning and career development. Investing in our people is investing in the success of BCIT.
  • On average, 26% of BCIT employees annually obtain funds for professional development, while 20% of our employees take courses through our Fee Waiver Program. 
  • We also offer more than 36 in-house workshops in leadership, software and wellness skills.BCIT is proud that many of our professional development opportunities support our staff in obtaining a credential.

Services

Student services

  • BCIT is committed to the success of Aboriginal students, and Aboriginal Services is here to serve as a welcoming 'home away from home'.

Housing services

  • Maquinna Residence offers comfortable and convenient accommodations, for BCIT full-time students. 
  • Just a short walk to class, the residence accommodates 333 residents and is ideally located on the Burnaby campus, adjacent to the sports field and recreation facilities.

Library services

  • The Library aims to strengthen learning, teaching, and research at BCIT through innovative and effective resources, partnerships and services.

ICT services

  • The IT Services department is responsible for providing technology services and support programs that address the advanced technology and essential computing and communications needs of learners, faculty, and staff.

Medical services

Our services include:

  • General medical care and services 
  • Sexual Health Services (PAP smear, Pregnancy and STI Testing, Birth Control Counselling and Options or Emergency Contraceptives)
  • Mental Health Support (please also see BCIT’s Counselling and Student Development)
  • Immunizations (Flu Shots and Routine Vaccinations (excluding travel vaccinations))
  • Injections (Prescription Only)

Student Life

Campus life

The BCIT Burnaby Campus is located just off the Trans-Canada Highway at the corner of Willingdon Avenue and Canada Way. The entire Burnaby Campus is split up into four quadrants:

  • NorthWest (NW) Quadrant
  • NorthEast (NE) Quadrant
  • SouthWest (SW) Quadrant
  • SouthEast (SE) Quadrant

Each buildings name, in its respected quadrant, will always start with two letters (NW, NE, SW, or SE) and then a number.

Each parking lot at the Burnaby Campus is a paid parking lot which is in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Sports facilities

  • Tennis Courts
  • Outdoor Basketball Court
  • Frisbee
  • Golf
  • Track

Tennis court, outdoor basketball court, frisbee, golf, and track are available for use when not booked by a group. They are located on the south side of building SE16.

No individual reservations are taken for usage of the outdoor facilities. Group bookings for specific access to the outdoor facilities is required.

Student clubs

  • The British Columbia Institute of Technology Student Association (BCITSA or ‘SA’) is a non-profit student services and advocacy organization at BCIT with a mandate to enhance student life. 
  • Our programs and services are designed to benefit and support all 48,500+ full-time and part-time students across BCIT’s five campuses. 

Accreditation

  • The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a leading accreditation association for business education. 
  • The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn how to learn. 
  • The ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide.

British Columbia Institute of Technology Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for British Columbia Institute of Technology. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Provided by university
Grant
12000 CAD
Deadline
Not specified
Premier’s International Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Columbia Institute of Technology
Burnaby, Canada
Provided by university
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
Not specified
One World International Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Columbia Institute of Technology
Burnaby, Canada
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
100000 USD
Deadline
30 Oct 2024
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
Traditional Fulbright Canada Student Awards
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 CAD
Deadline
Not specified
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP)
Merit-based Need-based

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Government Of Canada
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 CAD
Deadline
Anytime
Niara Scholarship Application
Merit-based

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Niara
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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