Pride 2020

In collaboration with the BCIT Student Association, BCIT Respect, Diversity, and Inclusion Office, and BCIT Pride Committee we are hosting a Pride 2020 Panel. Stay tuned for more details!


Anti-Oppression Workshop

In February 2019, Diversity Circles was thrilled to host Cicely Blain with an Anti-Oppression 101 “lunch & learn”. We see our relationship with Cicely Blain and their consulting organization to be an ongoing one and are thrilled that Cicely will be back with another workshop. Details to be confirmed in coming weeks.


Community Celebration: Towards a Culture of Sustainability

Towards a Culture of Sustainability: Drawing on our strengths and stories! Please join Institute Sustainability in partnership with Diversity Circles for a Community Celebration about building a culture of sustainability here at BCIT. This academic year, we have held a series of focus groups called 8x8s with BCIT employees from across the Institute to discuss […]


Racism: Micro-Aggressions and Bystander Awareness

Presented in partnership with BCITSA, BCITFSA, and BCIT Respect, Diversity & Inclusion Office. In honour of Pink Shirt Week at BCIT, come join us to learn more about how everyday actions can help recognize and prevent racism. Microaggressions can contribute to a culture of bullying. Speaker Angela Ma Brown Education Consultant, Anti-racism, Diversity, Equity and Social […]

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Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sexuality

Presented in partnership with BCITSA, BCITFSA, and BCIT Respect, Diversity & Inclusion Office. Learn simple but meaningful actions including acknowledging someone’s pronouns and understanding the basics of gender identity, to help build safe, inclusive spaces for LGBTQ2+ students and employees. Trina Prince (they/them), is a trans non-binary, white, European, who grew up in Ontario, and […]


Immigration, Systemic Racism and Barriers to Student Success

Co-organized with the BCIT Student Association. This event is a Student Circle open to all BCIT students. Lunch will be provided. Please let us know if you have any access or accessibility issues and we will work with you to address them. Students sharing their perspective with speakers Will Tao from Edemann & Co and Tina Parbhakar […]