Celebrate the class of 2021 with us!

Join convocation emcee Kevin Lim, 104.9 KISS RADiO host, as he helps us fête this year’s 3,400+ grads in the Winter 2021 Convocation Celebration video. Kevin, a proud BCIT Radio Arts and Entertainment alumnus, is one-half of the award-winning “Mornings with Kevin and Sonia” radio show. He has also been twice honoured by the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters. The celebration video also features BCIT President Kathy Kinloch, faculty, and BCIT Alumni Association President Emil Bosnjak, who warmly welcomes our new grads to the alumni family. Watch the video now.

To help our 2021 graduating students mark their achievements, complimentary limited-edition celebration boxes—featuring BCIT Alumni pins and socks—were mailed to nearly 1,200 graduating students.

Wish you had your very own pair of spiffy BCIT Alumni socks, too? Purchase yours at the BCIT Alumni Store, and order your free alumni pin while you're there!


BCIT Alumni Association AGM & cocktail class - June 1

Join us for the BCIT Alumni Association 2021 Online AGM, June 1. Get an update on the activities of the Association, learn how to make two cocktails, courtesy of BCIT alum-owned The Bar Cart, and enter to win great door prizes! This event is FREE to attend. If you live in BC or Ontario, we encourage you purchase a custom cocktail kit (limited quantities) for delivery so you can follow along with the class. Register and get more info.


BCIT alum and tea expert Matt Chong hosts Virtual Tea Tasting 

Whether you missed this popular virtual event or simply want to experience it all over again, you'll find the full recording of the February 23 tea tasting below. Follow tea expert and alumnus Matt Chong as he demonstrates how to conduct a traditional tea ceremony, decipher flavours and aromas, and select the proper teaware. Watch here.


Alumni couple share the secret to their 30+ year love story

More than 30 years ago, BCIT alumni Lynn and Simon Wong were young students at BCIT when their relationship bloomed in 1987. It was a classic romance that led to marriage and children, until their life took an unexpected, devastating turn in 2015. Discover their inspiring story of triumph and love. Read more.


Alumni Association Director Amanda Gomes is a role model for women engineers

BCIT engineering alumna Amanda Gomes says her challenges prepared her for success. She immigrated to Canada from Brazil, adapted to a new way of life, and is now a role model for women engineers, while growing her career and giving back to her community. Read more.


Nursing alumna Sarah Bell advances health care and inspires BCIT innovation

With three generations of nurses behind her, Sarah Bell, a BCIT Nursing alumna, seemed destined to work in the noble profession herself. Find out why Sarah is passionate about exploring the possibilities as a healthcare leader and as a BCIT INSPIRE Campaign champion. Read more.


Upcoming Events & Opportunities

Ask the Author: Q&A with Jesse Thistle

In this unique Q&A video, national bestselling author Jesse Thistle answers questions from the BCIT community and Alumni Book Club. Hosted in partnership with the BCIT Alumni Association, the Q&A covers topics including storytelling, community, and Indigenous resilience.

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Diversity Circles: Let's talk racism - March 24

Let’s talk anti-racism. Two high-profile BCIT alumni Orene Askew and Bhupinder Hundal speak on anti-racism through the lens of their lived experiences. Watch here. Then, tune in on March 24, when Diversity Circles will host a follow-up discussion on the interviews.

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Final keynote for the 2021 IXL Conference - April 13

The 2021 IxL Conference is a virtual mini-series and professional development event  on essential self-reflection and leadership skills. The video sessions are open to all BCIT alumni, students, and industry. Register to receive the final keynote in April.

Register now


Who's Hiring?

FoodX Technologies (“FoodX”), a scalable end-to-end SaaS eGrocery Management Solution is looking for people interested in helping food retailers succeed with their online efforts, while reducing carbon emissions, food waste, and single-use plastics resonates with you. Learn more.

The SPUD.CA family of companies, an online grocery delivery business with integrated operations, is hiring for numerous positions. See all the postings.


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.


Before March 31: Get 10 GB | $50/mo when you bring your own phone. Redeem here.

Alumni qualify for cash rewards when buying or selling your home with our new partnership with All-Purpose Realty.

Taking a road trip? Get up to 25% off your next car rental with AVIS/Budget using this BCIT alumni discount code: F509200

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


Alumni in the News

BCIT Alumni Association collaborated with Matt Chong, alumnus and Founder of Chong Tea Company, to host a Virtual Tea Tasting Experience. Global BC 

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer alumnus Sidhant Sharma is Air Canada's youngest AME and possibily the world's youngest Boeing 787 engineer. Skies Magazine

Broadcast and Journalism alumnus Bhupinder Hundal hired as News Director and Station Manager of Global BC. Peace Arch News 


Blast from the Past

We love this 1967 throwback to a bustling medical lab and two focused BCIT alumni. The BCIT lab coats are a nice touch! Photo credit: BCIT Archives