BCIT Alumni Association's Fraser Valley chapter takes flight

Fraser Valley alumni, let's get connected! On March 5, the BCIT Alumni Association launched the Fraser Valley Alumni Chapter, appointing alumnus Jack Davidson of Mission as its Fraser Valley Alumni Ambassador. The chapter aims to connect alumni and enhance BCIT’s activities in the region, located just east of Metro Vancouver. Read more about this exciting news.


Free BCIT Alumni Perks app gives you access to discounts on Canucks tickets, travel & more

Want cheer on your favourite hockey team? Get discounted tickets for a Canucks game. Looking for a great getaway? Save 40% at Sparkling Hill Resort. Want to refresh your wardrobe? Get 10% off at Mark's. Download our FREE BCIT Alumni Perks app from your app store to get these great offers and more, exclusively for alumni.

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Advocating for inclusivity: Indigenous councillor Orene Askew proves change is possible

As a mixed black and Indigenous, two-spirited person, growing up, BCIT Radio Arts and Entertainment alumna Orene Askew didn't always feel accepted or empowered. Today, she's a fierce advocate for inclusivity, making a difference as a member of the Squamish Council and motivational speaker for young people.

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Fresh food & opportunities: How a BCIT education really delivered for alumnus & VP Reza Bafandeh

Ever wonder what happens between the time you order your groceries online and when they arrive on your doorstep? Food-X Technologies Vice President of supply chain Reza Bafandeh does. Find out how this once high-school dropout carved out career success after earning an Operations Management diploma from BCIT.

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Hire a BCIT summer student

If you're looking for pre-screened talent to join your team for the summer, consider hiring a BCIT summer student. You'll get employees who thrive under pressure (remember all those group projects?), solve problems with innovation and industry-aligned thinking, and have the potential to become long-term hires afterwards.

To find out which areas from which students are available, email Cynthia Maclean at Cynthia_Maclean@bcit.ca.



Love stories: When it comes to BCIT, we're all heart

BCIT has a reputation for launching careers, but did you know it can also set hearts aflame? Read how these BCIT alumni, students, and staff found their significant others while working or studying on campus. They came to BCIT for their careers and ended up with cuddles, too.

Read our series of love stories: Part 1 and Part 2


Upcoming Events & Opportunities

Ask an Expert - Legal session
March 26, 2020

Entrepreneurs, register for this free session and learn the top 10 legal things you should know from Ogi Balaban, Associate Lawyer, Ink LLP. Open to all alumni. From 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the BCIT Burnaby Campus Library, SE14, Room 213.

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Ask an Expert - Marketing Strategies session
April 2, 2020

Register for this free session and learn about low-cost marketing strategies, the pros and cons of various marketing channels, how to reach your target audience with the right message, and how to measure the success of your marketing efforts. Open to all alumni. From 5:30 - 7:00 pm at the BCIT Burnaby Campus Library, SE14, Room 213.

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BCIT 9th Annual BOM Showcase
May 6, 2020

Join BCIT Business Operations Management (BOM) students, faculty, alum, and other industry professionals at this free showcase event for networking, dinner, and prizes. Featuring a presentation on the program's business consulting projects at Purdy's Chocolatier. Starts at 5:30 pm at the Hilton Metrotown, 6083 McKay Avenue, Burnaby.

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BCIT Alumni Association Annual General Meeting
June 2, 2020

Save the date! Connect with other alumni, hear about the highlights from the past year from your association, and find out what's on the horizon. Visit our website for more details, including the announcement of our guest speaker. This year's event starts at 5:00 pm at the BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver.

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Google’s Search Inside Yourself program
November 26 - 27, 2020

Enhance your leadership skills and personal performance with this Mindfulness + Emotional Intelligence + Compassionate Leadership program. Get an exclusive 25% off with this coupon code: BCIT25. BCIT proudly hosts this world-renowned program at our Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver.

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Keep in touch with BCIT Computing

There are a lot of ways to stay connected with BCIT Computing, whether you have an idea for a student project or are interested in teaching a Part-time Studies course. Let us know. Subscribe to the Tech It Out quarterly newsletter.

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Alumni Partners, Benefits & More

Find out how much you can save on home and tenant insurance from TD Insurance.

Reward yourself with a BMO® BCIT MasterCard® from Bank of Montreal.


Eat and be merry. Save 75% on your first Fresh Prep order. Download our free BCIT Alumni Perks app from your app store.

Get 10% off at Marks and refresh your wardrobe. Download our free BCIT Alumni Perks app from your app store.

Learn about an exclusive financial support package for BCIT Apprentice students.


Blast from the Past

When you're a student at BCIT, you learn to be agile. These photos from 1976 prove it.