June 4, 2020
Burnaby, B.C. – On behalf of the BCIT Student Association, we stand in unity with black communities here at BCIT, and around the globe. Recent events have been the latest, but certainly not the only, acts of violence and racism towards black communities.
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…