Our student clubs make an enormous contribution to campus life and provide opportunities for industry engagement, organizational experience, and tons of fun.
If you have any questions contact the Club Program Coordinator at 778.331.1328 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
The APICS BCIT Student Chapter is a student-run organization with members from the two-year Business Operations Management Diploma program. APICS stands for “Advancing Productivity, Innovation and Competitive Success”.
The purpose of this club is to foster connections for the students interested in architecture at BCIT. Connections between classmates, connections between the diploma and degree architectural programs, connections between students and educators, connections between education and the industry, and connections between past students (alumni) and current students. This organization is a stepping stone in giving students a voice to organize events, improve their education and, a greater sense of unity in the architectural programs to create a legacy for future architectural students.
The Association of Muslim Students is a student club dedicated to be a resource on Islam and hosts various social, academic and humanitarian events. Club activities include hosting Friday prayer services, presentations, social events, and food drives.
Started in 2013, the club brings fans of anime and manga together at the British Columbia Institute of Technology Burnaby campus. New members are always welcome! We meet regularly, so email us to get involved.
The BCIT Autonomous or Remotely Operated Vehicles and Systems club exists to bring together students that have a common interest in creating unmanned and/or autonomous vehicles. Our club seeks to provide educational presentations and workshops on various aspects of system design including: programing, mechanical/electrical design, 3D printing, machine vision, sensors, control systems, and the design process. Our club also provides inter-disciplinary networking events to encourage collaboration on projects.
BBCC is a group of passionate engineering students that participate in the Troitsky Bridge Building competition every year. BCIT students compete with other universities around Canada to design and build the most efficient bridge. This bridge is built using only white glue, popsicle sticks and dental floss. BBCC is an opportunity for students to collaborate with each other and obtain new skills that will support them in their engineering careers.
Let your imagination roam free and join the BCIT Dungeons and Dragons Club! Whether you’re brand new or experienced at the game, come play with us as we delve into the fantasy worlds of adventure.
The BCIT Engineering Students’ Society (BCIT ESS) is a partnership between Mechanical, Electrical and Civil engineering students, brought together to enrich the life of all BCIT engineering students by coordinating social events, interdisciplinary projects, competitions, and professional seminars.
Our goal is to connect our members to each other and the industry by creating and organizing events, panels and programs which educate on current leading-edge topics in the financial sector. We are here to open up your career possibilities. Email us your questions to get started!
We are a collective of cool cats interested in developing games of all kinds. No programming or game development experience required!
The Human Resources Association (HRA) is a student-led group committed to providing students who are interested in a career in the field of Human Resource Management with networking and other opportunities to aid in the transition from university to career. We strive to:
BCIT is the first polytechnic to be invited to western Canada’s premier business competition, JDC West. Every year, 600 students from 12 top business schools attend this highly-competitive and dynamic event. In preparation, student competitors undergo industry training which gives them a unique set of tools to excel professionally.
Widely recognized by industry as representing the brightest business students in the country, JDC West is a one-way ticket to your dream job.
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The LGBTQ+ Club is for anyone who self identifies as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Two-Spirited, Non-Binary, Pansexual, Asexual or anything else that falls under the umbrella of the rainbow.
All events are welcome to all LGBTQ+ BCIT students who want to socialize with each other. All events are scent free, check out the Facebook page for more information. All events are safe space, no harassment, discrimination, or hate speech aloud.
Join us for our welcoming, fun, engaging and entertaining monthly event(s) held the (approximately) third week of each month. Check out the Facebook page for event listings.
BCIT Racing is a student team that participates in international collegiate design competitions hosted by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Each season, students are challenged to design and manufacture a durable, economic, and competitive off-road vehicle, present it to judges, and then subject it to dynamic testing and endurance racing.
The club’s mission is to represent BCIT in high-level competition, raising the profile of the school’s engineering programs on an international level. Additionally, BCIT Racing aims to foster an atmosphere of collaboration and mentorship between students in multiple programs and levels, as they work together towards a common goal.
The BCIT Real Estate Association (REA) is a student run organization passionate about personal development, learning and real estate. Our goal is to facilitate a greater learning opportunity and experience for students through connecting with industry professionals.
We are Reel Media – in a time where the world has gone weird, the world needs ‘real media.’ We’re looking to help students produce their own creative media projects through resources and social collaboration. Everyone has a voice, we want to be their megaphone.
The BCIT Snow Club was created to promote mountain culture both on the slopes and on campus, throughout the student base. The club aims to bring together students from all areas of study who have a passion for skiing and riding. This is done through the planning of trips, regular movie nights, rideshares to the hill, and a variety of other snow-related activities, giving students a way to stay active and enjoy study breaks. Whether you’re a downhill shredder, park rat or pow hunter, this is the place for you.
The BCIT SNA is a student-run organization that acts to enhance the education of BCIT nursing students. Operating with faculty support, we seek to provide extended learning opportunities, and to engage nursing students in the Community at large. Our vision statement is to achieve excellence in cultivating community and global leaders through encouraging student engagement, professional development and personal growth in the BCIT nursing student population.
BCIT UCM is a student club that holds small group meetings, Bible studies, and other events on the Burnaby campus. Our purpose is to build a Christian community that will enhance our relationship with God, care for and encourage fellow believers, and share our experience of Jesus Christ with those around us. All are welcome!
BCIT Women in Computing is a group of like-minded individuals who support equality in the Technology field. Our goal is to support current female students to thrive in their academics while also forming strong connections with female professionals working in Vancouver’s Tech community. WIC is not exclusive to only female students, but we welcome anyone who supports the club’s visions.
The BCIT Women in Engineering club’s goals are to promote engineering careers for women at BCIT and in the industry in general, and to provide a support group for women who are in school for engineering through participating and organizing community events, promoting at high schools, and organizing a mentoring program.
The Biotechnology Club was founded in 2008 with the focus of bridging the gap between BCIT and UBC students in the Biotechnology program. The purpose of this club is the bring perspective and experience to the current students and to unite the Biotechnology community through social and networking events.
We strive to broaden our minds by caring for the world and all the living beings. We are passionate about contributing positive impact to our society.
Join us, together, we can change the world!
The BITMAN association’s mission is to act as a conduit between our members and the IT Industry, building strong relationships that will be mutually beneficial for the industry and the students.
The Business Management Association engages management students in the practical application of program concepts through brand development workshops, networking, and creating value through partnerships. Although leadership positions are restricted to students of the Business Management Diploma, membership is welcome to all students at BCIT. Our events focus on improving your brand and your network. Members are encouraged to get involved with their own success by participating and collaborating.
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The BCIT Student Chapter of the CSCE is a student club with the mandate to forge ties between students and the engineering community. We are students in BCIT’s Civil Engineering program who are interested in raising the profile of civil engineering with our peers and industry. We also support student involvement in national and international engineering competitions, technical seminars, and industry events.
The aim of BCIT Mechanical Engineering Student Society is to foster relationships and bring together mechanical engineering students, faculty and professionals by way of academic, social and recreational events.
We are a club geared towards making coding fun. We focus on instilling that technology is enjoyable and impressive. Through holding teaching/ mentoring events for a younger generation, we will bring prospective students together with current students. These social activities will build confidence to pursue a computer science education.
Enactus BCIT is a club of students who believe that entrepreneurial action matched with sustainable business practices can empower our Greater Vancouver community, and communities around the world. With the mentorship of faculty advisors and industry professionals, Enactus BCIT members apply their schooling to launch social impact ventures that address the 17 UN Sustainable Development goals within our communities.
The EWB BCIT chapter is committed to bringing positive social change to BCIT. By raising awareness on important issues such as development and fair trade, this club will help create more globally minded individuals. The EWB is also committed to bridging the gap between different engineering disciplines, as well as bring students together from different programs which may not be engineering related.
English Corner is an informal space to practice conversational English and make new friends. At English Corner participants share their ideas and discover ways to build community. English Corner is facilitated by trained volunteers.
The group meets every Wednesday @ 3 pm on the library main floor.
Drop-ins are welcome.
BCIT eSports association is a student run gaming group that strives to connect student through across multiple video game titles and share the passion of eSports in BCIT.
We host tournaments, viewing parties, and much more!
IEEE stands for The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. At BCIT our Student Branch represents students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program.
The BCIT Indigenous Culture Club is a student-run organization for any student on campus who is interested in Indigenous culture, history, issues, or activities. The members of this club are First Nations, Metis, Inuit, non-Indigenous, and come from many different backgrounds and experience. Through traditional teachings and practices we aim to provide a platform in which to connect the BCIT community.
IBMP was founded in 2012. The purpose of the club was and still is to enhance the learning experience of international business students.
The BCIT International Social Club aims to serve the international student community at BCIT by providing social events that bring students together to have fun, learn about other cultures, network, and to support each other while away from home. It is a place to meet friends from around the world while here at BCIT!
View our facebook page here: www.facebook.com/BCITisclub
Jack.Org BCIT is a network of students working towards shifting the way we think about mental health, by raising awareness and ending the stigma surrounding mental health. We strive towards creating a supportive community that fosters student wellbeing through meaningful conversation and outreach.
Have an idea, but nowhere to bring it to life? Do you need access to prototyping equipment to test an idea? Come join our community of like-minded makers! We have equipment such as 3D printers and laser cutters to help students bring projects to life.
Our mission is to be the premier professional marketing association of choice that provides networking access in a fun environment and that supports its members with a central source of marketing education on leading edge topics. As a collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA), BCITMA has throughout the years provided professional development for its members in the field of business and marketing.
Maximum Altitude is the first Aviation Club at BCIT. Established at the Aerospace Campus in December 2010, we strive to promote aviation through related events and gatherings. We welcome all students and alumni to join and participate in all club events. Moreover, through these events, we hope to share and exchange not only experiences, but also friendship and networking opportunities.
Crime Analysis and Investigations Association (CAIA) has just come to BCIT! At CAIA, like-minded individuals work together on researching and exploring crime-related issues in Vancouver.
Whether you are interested in being a buccaneer or a simple sailor, you won’t be able to get by without this simple knowledge of sea shanties. If you are interested in life at sea and have some study time, this is the club for you!
This club creates a forum for industry leaders and students to interact with the key trends and factors that face the risk and insurance industry. Creating these connections gives students a firsthand look at all aspects and careers within the insurance and risk management industries.
Our goal is to provide the resources peoples want to get the information they need to get involved with the Bitcoin network. Come join BCIT Bitcoins to learn more about the potential that Bitcoin holds to make lasting social, political, and economic change in our world.
The Sustainability Initiative is a student-run club. Our mandates are to encourage waste reduction on campus, to facilitate conversations on minimizing our ecological footprint, and to spread awareness about sustainability in order to share our passion for the environment with the BCIT community. We hope to reduce the waste produced on the BCIT campus by identifying current problem areas and developing viable solutions. Additionally, we hope to sow the seeds of innovation within the student community by providing a welcoming platform to share inspired perspectives and ideas.
Learn how Toastmasters present fearlessly. Join us for a supportive, casual, and fun take on public speaking! Toastmasters International is a world-wide not-for-profit organization that helps adults improve their public speaking and leadership skills.