Students showcase CityStudio North Vancouver partnership

Students demonstrate value of CityStudio North Vancouver Partnership

  • Dec 6

SkyTrain Strike Averted

SkyTrain workers reach a tentative agreement today-SkyTrain service is running

  • Dec 6

Documentary by CapU grads transports audiences to North Korea

Film by CapU alumni takes audiences to North Korea and debuts at 2019 Whistler Film Festival this week

  • Dec 4

Happy Holidays from Capilano University!

In the spirit of the holidays, please enjoy this recording of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" by CapU Musical Theatre students.

  • Dec 4

CapU in Photos: November 2019

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • Dec 2

Full transit services operating today in Metro Vancouver

Transit strike advisory update for Capilano University community

  • Nov 27

Student leader rewarded with international learning opportunity

Tourism Management student Taryn Lomas is one of five students recently selected from across North America to receive the Professional Convention Management Association's Future Leaders scholarship.

  • Nov 25

CapU in Photos: October 2019

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • Nov 6

Capilano University enhancing student success with $30,000 award from Atomic Cartoons

Capilano University announces a new $30,000 grant from Atomic Cartoons to support student access to the University’s 2D/3D animation programs. The new Atomic Cartoons Entrance Scholarship is open to Canadian high school students entering CapU’s 2D Animation & Visual Development and 3D Animation for Film & Game programs. It is a $5,000 scholarship that will be awarded to two students yearly.

  • Nov 6

Doreen Manuel wins BC Achievement’s Fulmer Award in BC First Nations Art

Doreen Manuel, director of Capilano University's Bosa Centre for Film and animation, wins BC Achievement’s Fulmer Award

  • Nov 1

Two faculty celebrate book launches

Capilano University faculty members Betsy Alkenbrack and Jennifer Fane, are celebrating book launches in October 2019.

  • Oct 29

CapU students score high in 24-hour animation film contest

12 teams of CapU’s animation programs competed in the international 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students. Two teams finished in the top ten, and five teams finished in the top 25 out of 300 entries. CapU entry “Crow Bros” made entirely of first-year students came in sixth place, and entry “Facebook Peanut Butter Counter-Strike: Source” came in at second place and earned a prize valued at over US$15,000.

  • Oct 21

CapU students win global Award of Excellence for travel and tourism programs

CapU's Stefanie Carlson and fellow members of PATA Canada Vancouver student chapter win global Award of Excellence for travel and tourism programs

  • Oct 17

Capilano University welcomes new Regional Director for kálax-ay, the Sunshine Coast campus

Capilano University welcomes Micki McCartney to the role of Regional Director, kálax-ay, for the Sunshine Coast Campus. McCartney provides oversight and leadership for all aspects of the campus operations and facilities on the Sunshine Coast, in collaboration with other University departments.

  • Oct 17

Capilano University welcomes new Regional Director for kálax-ay, the Sunshine Coast campus

Capilano University welcomes Micki McCartney to the role of Regional Director, kálax-ay, the Sunshine Coast Campus. McCartney will provide oversight and leadership for all aspects of the campus operations and facilities on the Sunshine Coast, in collaboration with other University departments.

  • Oct 17

Egg with a Story: A fundraiser for the Rick Berwick Community Spirit Award

Most people think of eggs as a breakfast food, but to Viktoriya Kim an egg is a blank canvas begging to be adorned. Her passion is to transform ostrich, goose and duck eggs into everything from gilded carriages to ornate teapots using paper prints, acrylic paints, Swarovski stones, beads and different kinds of mediums and bonds.

  • Oct 2

CapU in Photos: September 2019

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • Sep 30

Music therapy opens doors for global outreach

Capilano University student Ruth Francis-Lyster expands her education through experiential learning opportunity in Jamaica in summer 2019.

  • Sep 30

Six CapU student and alumni films at 2019 Vancouver International Film Festival

CapU celebrates achievements of student and alumni films screening at 2019 Vancouver International Film Festival

  • Sep 27

Capilano University receives Open Education Sustainability Grant

Capilano University receives a 2019 Open Education Sustainability Grant from BCcampus. This grant helps our faculty promote and use open education materials – teaching and learning resources and practices – that are freely shared to increase access and affordability to education.

  • Sep 26

Western University and Capilano University welcome $2-million investment supporting early childhood education in B.C.

Early childhood education (ECE) researchers at Western University (Western) and Capilano University (CapU) welcome $2-million funding from the B.C. Ministry of Children and Family Development to support early childhood educators in B.C. to better collaborate and design innovative teaching practices.

  • Sep 26

CapU grad debuts original Indigenous play

New Canadian Indigenous play utszan by Capliano University graduate encourages conversations about truth and reconciliation

  • Sep 19

Capilano University announces MOU with Pender Harbour Ocean Discovery Station

New agreement with PODS on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast offers students experiential, hands-on learning opportunities in environmental science, film, business, tourism and community development.

  • Sep 11

CapU announces plans to expand its Early Childhood Education programming

Starting in September 2019, Capilano University will expand its offerings of Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs at the University’s Sechelt campus and in Squamish.

  • Sep 6

CapU in Photos: July - August 2019

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • Sep 3

Capilano University and Líl̓wat Nation sign affiliation agreement to affirm shared commitment for Ts̓zil Learning Centre

Leaders from Capilano University (CapU) and Líl̓wat Nation will today sign an affiliation agreement that recognizes shared values and commitments as they continue to work together to deliver post-secondary learning opportunities. The signing takes place at the newly re-opened Ts̓zil Learning Centre (TLC) in Mount Currie, B.C. that serves the Líl̓wat Nation and other Indigenous peoples.

  • Aug 26

CapU students shine in summer film festival season

The film Emily, directed by film student Spencer Zimmerman, began as a school project and was shown at the Regina International Film Festival earlier this month.

  • Aug 23

CapU launch: A new career-readiness program

In September 2019, CapU students will have a new way to build the competencies for career success. CapU Launch is a self-paced, co-curricular program designed by the Career Development Centre (CDC) to help students build the confidence, clarity and competencies to successfully launch their careers upon graduation.

  • Aug 21

Vancouver Film School and Capilano University announce new degree pathway partnership

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. – Capilano University and Vancouver Film School are proud to announce their partnership to establish accelerated educational pathways. Beginning in September 2019, four new pathways will allow students to complete both a diploma at VFS and a bachelor degree at CapU in three years of full-time study.

  • Aug 19

Capilano University welcomes Lara Duke as dean, Faculty of Global and Community Studies

Capilano University is pleased to announce that Lara Duke has been appointed as dean, Faculty of Global and Community Studies effective Aug. 15, 2019. Lara comes to CapU from Douglas College, where she served as Sport Science department chair since 2016.

  • Aug 15

Capilano University welcomes Dawn Whitworth as the inaugural director, Creative Activity, Research and Scholarship (CARS)

Capilano University is pleased to announce that Dawn Whitworth has been appointed as the director, Creative Activity, Research and Scholarship (CARS) effective Aug. 1, 2019.

  • Aug 1

Capilano University’s Board of Governors welcomes new board members and a new board chair

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. – Capilano University is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Joe and Rodger So to its Board of Governors, and the election of Cherian Itty to the role of Board Chair.

  • Jul 31

Bosa Centre director, Doreen Manuel honoured for her leadership and support of women in film

It’s been a stellar year for Doreen Manuel, director of the Bosa Centre for Film and Animation at Capilano University.

  • Jul 8

Thank you for 50 years of success!

Over the past year, CapU enthusiastically marked its 50th anniversary with some truly shining moments.

  • Jun 28

CapU in Photos: May & June 2019

For this edition of CapU in Photos, we present CapU50 in Photos: a visual retrospective of the moments and events from our 50th anniversary celebrations.

  • Jun 27

Announcement: Dean, Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts

Capilano University is pleased to announce Ted Gervan as the next dean, Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts. Ted has been in an interim role since last July and is the successful candidate for the permanent position based on the recent selection process.

  • Jun 21

My CapU50 Instagram contest

Over the past year, CapU has enthusiastically marked its 50th anniversary. From the Fabulous 50 Birthday Bash and CapFest to Cap Love Tuesdays and CapRocks, there have truly been some shining moments.

  • Jun 4

Costume and identity: Ivan Sayers reflects on 50 years of campus fashion

As a fashion historian, Ivan Sayers thinks as much about the time and place of a garment’s origins as he does the clothing itself.

  • May 23

Tourism Management students make navigating West Vancouver easier

Visitors to the District of West Vancouver can plan their trips with ease thanks to innovative tourist itineraries created by Bachelor of Tourism Management students at Capilano University.

  • May 21

CapU in Photos: April 2019

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • May 2

CapU announces plans for an innovative Indigenous Digital Accelerator (IDA) project

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. – Capilano University is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Western Economic Diversification Canada to develop an innovative Indigenous Digital Accelerator (IDA) project at CapU’s North Vancouver campus.

  • Apr 18

Capilano University announces Memorandum of Understanding to build a Creative Tech Community

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. – Capilano University is pleased to announce it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AMPD Technologies, Greenstone Initiatives and Hynes Developments to build a Creative Tech Community (CTC) intended to be one of Canada’s largest on-campus collaborations between education and industry.

  • Apr 15

Tourism Management Co-op Program Receives National Accreditation

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. – Capilano University is pleased to announce its Tourism Management Co-operative Education Diploma program is now accredited by the Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada Accreditation Council (CEWIL).

  • Apr 8

Announcing: CapU Lonsdale

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. – Capilano University is pleased to announce its plans to open a new branch campus in the North Vancouver community of Lower Lonsdale this September.

  • Apr 2

CapU in Photos: March 2019

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • Apr 2

CapU women's basketball wins silver

In an intense, back-and-forth battle between the top two teams in the conference, the Capilano University Blues women’s basketball team dropped an 82-77 decision to the Vancouver Island University Mariners in the PACWEST Championship Final to finish the season with a silver medal.

  • Mar 5

Sarah McLachlan and Bruce Poon Tip to receive honorary degrees from Capilano University; Pierre Coupey announced as faculty emeritus

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. – Capilano University is pleased to announce that singer, songwriter and philanthropist Sarah McLachlan and entrepreneur, author and international community tourism advocate Bruce Poon Tip will receive honorary degrees from the University at this year's convocation ceremonies on June 3, 2019.

  • Mar 4

CapU in Photos: February 2019

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • Feb 28

CapU men's volleyball claims first medal since 2013

The Capilano University Blues men's volleyball team won their first medal in six seasons on Saturday afternoon, defeating the top-seeded Douglas College Royals 3-0 to claim the bronze medal at the PACWEST Championships in Cranbrook. The win avenges last season's defeat to Douglas in the consolation final, and makes it matching bronze medals for both the men's and women's teams at the tournament.

  • Feb 26

Playoff run results in bronze for CapU women's volleyball

With a 3-1 win over the CCAA #9 ranked Camosun Chargers, the Capilano University Blues women's volleyball has claimed the bronze medal at the PACWEST Championships for the fourth time in five seasons.

  • Feb 26

CapU proudly joins the ‘BC’s Top Employers’ 2019 list

Capilano University has joined the ranks of 85 other organizations across the province and is, for the first time, on the BC's Top Employers list.

  • Feb 22

50th Anniversary Legacy Canoe Project

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. – Capilano University is pleased to announce that it has commissioned Squamish Nation master carver Ses siyam (Ray Natraoro) to carve a ceremonial and sea-worthy canoe as a legacy of the University’s 50th anniversary.

  • Feb 19

CapU in Photos: January 2019

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • Feb 1

Envisioning 2030

Envisioning 2030 is the collaborative planning process that will allow Capilano University to engage our internal and external community partners to identify our preferred future.

  • Jan 28

Capilano University Celebrates 50 Years of Stories

Capilano University today unveiled its 2019 “Stories” advertising campaign, which celebrates 50 years of creativity, growth, discovery, success, pride and cheer at the University.

  • Jan 14

Capilano University’s Board of Governors welcomes three new members

Capilano University is pleased to announce three new appointments, Ash Amlani, R. Paul Dhillon and Patricia Heintzman, to its Board of Governors.

  • Jan 14