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