April 22, 2020
Burnaby, B.C. — The BCIT Student Association welcomes today’s announcements from the Prime Minister. Responding to calls from student association and advocacy organizations across the country, the federal government proposes the creation of a Canada Emergency Student Benefit and a Canada Student Service Grant, as well as temporary increases both to Canada Student Grants and Canada Student Loans.
April 9, 2020
Burnaby, B.C. — Due to the ongoing effects of the public health emergency and global COVID-19 pandemic, post-secondary institutions and student associations like BCITSA have worked with TransLink to temporarily suspend the program as of May 1st….
February 28, 2020
Annacis Island, B.C. — Today, Premier John Horgan and Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills, and Training, visited the Annacis Island Campus of BCIT and VCC to announce a new student financial assistance program, the B.C. Access Grant. This program, funded in Budget 2020, will provide up to $4,000 per year for some 40,000 students across the province…
January 30, 2020
Burnaby, B.C. – Today, the BC government announced the renewal of the Universal Transit Pass Agreement (U-Pass BC) between TransLink, public post-secondary institutions, and student associations until 2025…