About the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
BCIT has been a reputable institution since 1964, providing quality education and training to aspiring experts, professionals, and innovators who have gone on to shape the economy both in British Columbia and beyond. By equipping students with technical skills, hands-on experience, and problem-solving abilities, BCIT prepares them to tackle complex challenges and lead innovation in an ever-evolving workforce.
At BCIT, close collaboration with industry is a top priority, ensuring that students gain relevant and practical insights into their respective fields. The institute’s extensive network of alumni and partners continues to achieve global success, cementing BCIT’s reputation as a top-tier institution.
With a wide range of programs to choose from, BCIT offers practical career credentials designed for the workplace. Students can earn diplomas, certificates, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, all tailored to meet industry demands and equip graduates with the necessary tools to succeed in their chosen fields.
BCIT is a leading provider of programs and courses, delivering education to nearly 50,000 students through its six Schools. With over 4,500 international students from 110 countries, the institute attracts a diverse range of students seeking a comprehensive education in a variety of subjects.
Take a speedy, yet immersive, virtual tour of the BCIT Burnaby campus
BCIT’s faculty is known for their close collaboration with industry, delivering specialized training, providing expert advice, and helping to bring innovative ideas to market. The institute’s schools cover a wide range of subjects, including applied and natural sciences, business and media, computing and IT, engineering, health sciences, and trades.
Since 1964, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has taught and trained experts, professionals, and innovators who shape our economy—across BC and around the world.
Located in Burnaby, the largest BCIT campus boasts an impressive array of specialized learning spaces, such as classrooms, labs, shops, simulators, broadcast studios, green roofs, energy grids, forests, and waterways. In addition, the institute has top-notch training facilities, including a 300,000-square-foot Aerospace Technology Campus, a broadcast and media studio, and a forensics lab. The Downtown Campus features the TEC Hub, an innovative and collaborative IT learning space located in the heart of Vancouver’s downtown tech corridor.
Small class sizes are a hallmark of BCIT, allowing students to receive more personalized attention from their instructors and providing better opportunities to network with fellow students in their program. The institute’s curriculum is developed through close consultation with industry partners, ensuring that students are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the workforce from the day they graduate.