Capilano University signs five-year contract to deliver language and settlement services for newcomers in the Sea-to-Sky region and on the Sunshine Coast

CapU is the new recognized provider of language support and settlement services in Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, Lillooet, Sechelt, Gibsons and Powell River. The BC Newcomer Services program assists newcomers to Canada with information to settle into daily life in their new community.

  • May 14

Capilano University announces 2024 honorary degree recipients and faculty emeritus honourees

Capilano University (CapU) is pleased to announce the university will be honouring five exemplary individuals with an honorary doctorate degree and three esteemed colleagues with the title of faculty emeritus at the spring 2024 convocation ceremonies taking place June 5–7, 2024.

  • May 2

Capilano University announces Kari Wharton as Vice-President, University Relations

CapU is pleased to announce that Kari Wharton will be the next vice-president, university relations. Wharton has been serving this role on an interim basis since December 14, 2023 and, after a recruitment process, assumed the role permanently as of May 1, 2024.

  • May 1

Asian Heritage Month 2024—Joint video statement

Watch a video statement recognizing Asian Heritage Month from CapU, Capilano Students' Union, Capilano Faculty Association and MoveUP.

  • May 1

Capilano University announces new certificate in financial planning for finance professionals

Capilano University announce a new Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Financial Planning—Professional beginning in Fall 2024. The part-time, five course program is designed for people who work in financial services, have a degree and want to advance their financial advising career with a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or Qualified Associate Financial Planner (QAFP) designation.

  • Apr 25

Capilano University welcomes new cohort of filmmakers to Business Affairs program for Indigenous film producers

Capilano University is welcoming a new cohort of students to the university’s Filmmakers in Indigenous Leadership and Management Business Affairs (FILMBA) course. The unique, Indigenous-led course aims to equip Indigenous film producers with business management skills to confidently navigate the film industry and succeed at managing the business aspects of running a film production company.

  • Apr 15

Documentary film student earns accolades at Cannes World Film Festival

Syd Whalen, a student in Capilano University's documentary program has been making waves in the film industry with her deeply personal documentary, The Reflection.

  • Apr 5

Brian Storey joins Capilano University as Associate Vice-President, Squamish

Capilano University (CapU) is pleased to welcome Brian Storey, PhD, to the inaugural role of associate vice-president, Squamish, effective May 6, 2024.

  • Mar 28

Capilano University recognizes top Work Integrated Learning student and employer awards

Today on national work-integrated learning day, Capilano University (CapU) is pleased to announce Prabhkirat Kaur is awarded the Student of the Year, and Holiday Inn & Suites North Vancouver (Holiday Inn North Vancouver) has received CapU’s Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Partner of the Year award. The awards recognize an individual and an organization for outstanding work and commitment to supporting WIL at Capilano University in 2023.

  • Mar 27

CapU student nominated for Top 25 Under 25 Award

CapU Arts and Entertainment Management student Harmeet Virdee is nominated for the Top 25 Under 25 Award by the Surrey Board of Trade for living out her mission to “build community through the celebration of Surrey artists.” Virdee established Surrey Jazz Nights, a volunteer-run initiative that creates performance and mentorship opportunities for emerging young artists in Surrey.

  • Mar 21