News

Bringing Indigenous ways of knowing and being to the classroom, community and boardroom

Tanina Williams, a CapU student from the Lil’Wat Nation, is a finalist for the 2022 Small Business BC – Business Impact Award. Her business amawilc, meaning “to come back to life”, is improving connections between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

  • May 3

Arts and Entertainment Management grad brings industry experience to Europe

Arts and Entertainment Management graduate Kyle Kubicek knew he wanted to translate his love of music into work in the entertainment industry. Experience from his CapU internship is now leading to a career move to London.

  • Apr 27

Capliano Blues athletes join in North Vancouver's Hometown Hockey celebrations

Members of the Capilano Blues mens and womens varsity soccer teams spoke to students at Ridgeway Elementary School in North Vancouver as part of the Hometown Hockey festivities.

  • Apr 27

CapU students earn top two finish in Case Competition at the American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference

A team of Capilano University business students earned second place in a fierce competition of 320 teams of marketing students at the American Marketing Association’s case competition at the International Collegiate Conference, March 11-19, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Apr 25

Capilano University announces first on-campus student housing complex

Capilano University (CapU) is pleased to announce plans for the University’s first on-campus student housing complex. Anne Kang, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training, and CapU President Paul Dangerfield made this announcement earlier today on the future site of this student life hub on the University’s main campus. The six-storey, 8,250 square metre complex will include 362-bed accommodation, a dining hall building, laundry facilities, student study areas, and lounge space.

  • Apr 12

Destination Vancouver and Capilano University launches unique event legacy research study

Capilano University and Destination Vancouver partnership will result in a study of best practices in conferences and events, designed to increase overall sustainability of global tourism sector through societal impacts from the events industry.

  • Mar 29

Capilano University enters purchase agreement for oceanfront property in Squamish, B.C.

Capilano University is pleased to confirm it has entered into a purchase agreement with Oceanfront Squamish. The University will pay $5 million for the purchase of two (2) acres of waterfront property in the Oceanfront Squamish development. This is a step forward towards CapU moving on its priority of delivering relevant high-quality educational programming in Squamish, for the benefit of communities along the Sea-to-Sky corridor.

  • Mar 17

CapU hosts Minister of Tourism Randy Boissonnault for a visit with Tourism Management students

Capilano University was pleased to host federal Minister of Tourism Randy Boissonnault for a visit to our campus on Friday, March 11. Students in Tourism Management and Outdoor Recreation Management had the opportunity to present tourism research projects, ask questions and share ideas.

  • Mar 15

Mask-wearing optional on CapU campuses and learning locations

Effective March 11, 2022, mask-wearing will be optional for all students, employees and visitors present on our main campus, kálax-ay/Sunshine Coast campus, CapU Lonsdale, student housing and other CapU learning locations, including classrooms, common areas and office spaces where the public is being served.

  • Mar 11

Capilano University welcomes Ramin Shadmehr as dean, Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts

Ramin Shadmehr has joined Capilano University as the new dean, Fine & Applied Arts.

  • Mar 8