News

BC Government announces new seats to train more allied health professionals

Capilano University is pleased to share the news that the B.C. Provincial government will be supporting 322 new seats to train and recruit more allied health professionals in British Columbia, including 20 new rehabilitation assistant seats at CapU starting January 2023.

  • Jul 19

Capilano University announces new vice-president of finance & administration

Capilano University President Paul Dangerfield announces Tally Bains as the new vice-president, finance & administration

  • Jul 13

Hamilton actor leads Masterclass for musical theatre students

With the Broadway musical Hamilton running in Vancouver this month, Capilano University musical theatre students got the chance to experience a Masterclass and learn directly from one of the show’s lead actors. 

  • Jun 17

Capilano University announces Pouyan Mahboubi as Associate Vice President Academic & Vice-Provost 

Capilano University (CapU) is pleased to announce Pouyan Mahboubi, PhD, has been appointed to the new role of Associate Vice President Academic & Vice-Provost.

  • Jun 14

Capilano University announces honorary degree recipient and faculty emeritus for Spring 2022 

Community leader Carlota Lee will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, on June 9 and Leonard George,PhD, will be named Faculty Emeritus by Capilano University on June 8 as part of the University’s Spring 2022 convocation ceremonies. 

  • Jun 2

Week of celebrating Asian Heritage Month

Capilano University held a number of events May 24 - 27, 2022 to recognize and celebrate the diversity and contributions of Asian Canadians to the development of Canadian culture.

  • May 31

CapU Indigenous FILMBA delegate at Cannes barred from entering for wearing traditional Dene moccasins

Kelvin Redvers, a member of the CapU FILMBA delegation in Cannes, has become a change maker awakening festival organizers to Indigenous attire. 

  • May 31

Capilano University named a finalist for PIEoneer Awards 2022

Capilano University School of Motion Picture Arts has been shortlisted as a finalist for the PIEoneer Awards 2022 in the Progressive education delivery award category for its recent Global Coproduction Film Project.

  • May 20

Indigenous film producers from Capilano University program to attend 2022 Cannes Film Festival/Festival de Cannes

Six participants from Capilano University’s Filmmakers in Indigenous Leadership and Management Business Affairs (FILMBA) and Indigenous Digital Accelerator (IDA) programs will attend the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival/Festival de Cannes in France, the world’s most prestigious film gathering, May 17 – 28, 2022.

  • May 9

CapU hosts BC Student Film Festival

The Bosa Centre for Film and Animation at CapU hosted the return of the BC Student Film Festival. All high school student in B.C. are eligible to enter films and the 2002 event drew students from local high schools as well as students from Powell River, Campbell River, Nanaimo, the Okangan and the Kootenays.

  • May 6