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Distribution of COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits for Students and Employees

Capilano University has received a shipment of rapid antigen test kits as an optional, time-limited initiative for the use of symptomatic employees and students. Starting Tuesday, February 22, students and employees studying or working in-person on our campuses and learning locations and living at CapU Student Housing, are eligible to pick up one package of testing kits, containing five rapid antigen tests.

  • Feb 22

How courageous conversations can help bring back civil discourse

Capilano University together with co-researchers from Vancouver Community College and the Mir Centre for Peace at Selkirk College, is participating in a three-year, federally funded study that aims to create tools and strategies for people who want to to address polarization by holding space for “courageous dialogues” about topics that are becoming increasingly difficult to discuss in constructive ways.

  • Feb 17

Award winning film by CapU grads demonstrates value of inclusive communication through Nigel Howard's story

Nigel Howard has become an internationally recognized communicator for bringing dynamic emphasis to COVID-19 media briefings. Howard is now also the subject of an award-winning documentary film by Capilano University graduates.

  • Feb 15

Capilano University Welcomes Christina Neigel as University Librarian

Capilano University is pleased to announce Christina Neigel, EdD, has joined CapU as the new University Librarian. As part of the University’s senior leadership, the University Librarian leads the academic planning and development of the library and related academic learning services and supports.

  • Feb 9

Capilano University named one of B.C.’s Top Employers for 2022

Capilano University is pleased to announce it is again named as one of BC's Top Employers for a fourth year. The University is proud to be recognized as one of the best workplaces in British Columbia.

  • Feb 8

Capilano University Welcomes Kartik Bharadwa as Vice President, People, Culture & Diversity

Capilano University is pleased to announce that Kartik Bharadwa, MBA, has joined the University as vice president, people, culture & diversity. Guided by the University’s Envisioning 2030 plan, Bharadwa will pay a key role in the University meeting the goal of instilling a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion throughout all university operations and outreach.

  • Jan 26

CapU returns to planned Spring term in-person learning on January 31, 2022

Capilano University will return to its originally planned Spring term in-person learning and teaching schedule of classes and academic activities on January 31, 2022, as previously announced in December.

  • Jan 18

Capilano University announces new Centre for Childhood Studies

Capilano University (CapU) is pleased to announce the plan for a purpose-built Centre for Childhood Studies on the University’s main campus in North Vancouver. Pending approvals, construction is slated to begin in mid-2022 with the goal of welcoming students and children into The Centre in September 2024.

  • Jan 13

Capilano University introduces Minors in Communications and Business

Beginning in September 2021, students outside the Faculty of Business and Professional Studies can elect to complete a Minor in Business, and students from all faculties can elect to pursue a Minor in Communication Studies when completing a four-year bachelor degree.These two new programs reflect the course programming direction and commitment to students set out in the University’s Academic Plan 2030.

  • May 12

Capilano University receives $16,000 from G3 Terminal Vancouver to support students through new bursaries and entrance grants

Capilano University is pleased to announce it has received $16,000 from G3 Terminal Vancouver in North Vancouver to support students with funding to pursue their education. The gift includes $10,000 to create a new entrance grant for Indigenous students enrolled in the University One preparatory program for university studies, and $6,000 to establish a new bursary open to any CapU student experiencing financial need.

  • Mar 4