March 02, 2009 12:46 ET

BCIT's BIG Info Extends to Three-Day Blogging Extravaganza

For 67 hours, students and staff embark in an around-the-clock blogging and tweeting adventure

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2009) - BIG Info at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is an opportunity for prospective students to interact with faculty and staff face-to-face. If that wasn't enough, BCIT is launching 3 BLOG Nights - 67 hours of video blogging, live blogging, tweeting, instant messaging, online discussion, and tours - Web 2.0 at its finest. Together, BCIT's BIG Information Session and 3 BLOG Nights will connect BCIT with current students and those exploring post-secondary education across British Columbia and the world from 5 pm on March 4 until noon on March 7.

Tune in from wherever you are, however you'd like - cell phones, laptops, desktops, or PDA's.

Concluding with a 'change your life' tuition give-away, 3 BLOG Nights will award three soon-to-be BCIT students with $1,000 in BCIT tuition - and two others will receive $1,000 in tuition for use at any public post-secondary institution in British Columbia. Apply by 10 am on March 7 to be entered to win.

Where: BCIT's BIG Info Session
Wednesday, March 4
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby
5pm to 8pm, Building SE2 and SE6

Where: 3 BLOG Nights
Wednesday, March 4 to Saturday, March 7
Twitter ID: 3blognights or BCIT

Directions and a campus map are available online at http://bcit.ca/biginfo. Pay parking is available throughout campus after 4:30 pm.

Editorial Note: For interviews or photographs throughout the three-day event, or to request a parking pass, media can contact Kelly Angelo, media relations manager, at 604.836.6700 or kelly_angelo@bcit.ca.

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