CapU Squamish offers preview for prospective learners

University hosts information session on Thursday, March 14, 2024

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News release: Explore CapU Squamish (PDF)

Squamish, B.C. March 6, 2024 – On March 14, prospective students will get a sneak peek at Capilano University’s plans to open CapU Squamish in September 2024.  

The university is hosting an “Explore CapU Squamish Information Session” for individuals who are interested in studying at the Squamish campus. The event will include presentations from faculty in each of the following programs to be offered at CapU Squamish this fall:  

In addition to providing information about Fall term courses, the event will offer opportunities to meet instructors and staff and to ask questions about the distinct learning experience planned for learners at the new campus. 

Explore CapU Squamish Info Session 
5–7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 14
Squamish Adventure Centre
38551 Loggers Lake, Squamish, B.C.

The session is being held off-site while the university prepares the campus for opening later this summer. 

Applications are currently being accepted and the university anticipates 120 students at CapU Squamish for the Fall term. Conversations are underway with Indigenous communities to discuss programming options specific for Indigenous learners. 

Visit www.capilanou.ca/explore to learn more about the event and register. Space is limited.

About Capilano University

Capilano University is a regional university based in North Vancouver, British Columbia, with additional programming serving the Sunshine Coast and the Sea-to-Sky corridor. With industry-leading instructors, small classes and over 100 programs across five distinctive faculties, CapU is a unique place where students are encouraged to make their mark, in and out of the classroom. Capilano University is named after Sa7plek (Chief Joe Capilano), an important leader of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation of the Coast Salish Peoples. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses and are located on the territories of the LíỈwat, xʷməθkʷəỷəm (Musqueam), shíshálh (Sechelt), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and SəỈílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

For more information, or to schedule interviews, please contact: 

Linda Munro
Senior Advisor, Public Affairs
Capilano University
t: 604 220 8937
e: lindamunro@capilanou.ca

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