CapU CityStudio students inspire Barklet project for dogs and owners

A new Barklet mini park for dog was opened recently by the City of North Vancouver. The project was inspired by a CityStudio project in partnership with Capilano University students.

  • Dec 11

CTE’s Brit Paris receives Killam Laureate Award

Paris, the newest member of the educational development team at Capilano University’s Centre for Teaching Excellence, received the prestigious Killam Laureate Award earlier this year for her doctoral research in Educational Research. She is excited to move into the role full-time in January and for the opportunity this role offers to translate her research into hands-on workshops and to spark ideas for research in teaching and learning at CapU.

  • Dec 9

Food services closing on main campus

Food services at the Birch Building Cafeteria on campus are suspended until further notice. If you are on campus, please be advised to bring your own food.

  • Dec 4

Delayed start to Spring 2021 term

Capilano University announces a delayed start to the Spring 2021 term as part of its evolving response to COVID-19. The University is shifting the start date of classes for the spring 2021 term from January 4 to January 11, 2021. This one-week delayed start provides faculty with additional time to prepare for the beginning of the new term in a remote, adapted model and for university staff and administrators to contribute to a smooth start to the term.

  • Dec 3

Season's Greetings from Capilano University

All the best for the holiday season from Capilano University

  • Dec 1

Capilano University and North Vancouver Chamber to partner on work-integrated learning program

Beginning in the summer 2021 term, Capilano University and the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce are supporting students and small business development in North Vancouver through a new sustainable work-integrated learning (WIL) partnership. Working collaboratively, the team of CapU faculty and the North Vancouver Chamber will develop a sustainable WIL design challenge model that can be repeated year after year in contemporary ways.

  • Nov 27

COVID-19 response to public health order issued November 19, 2020

In accordance with B.C’s updated public health order of November 19, 2020, masks are now mandatory for students and employees in all indoor public spaces on our campuses. Students and employees must continue to follow the required check in procedures any time they are studying or working on the University campuses.

  • Nov 20

In honour of Trans Day of Remembrance 2020

Capilano University is committed to respecting, fostering and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Today the University joins organizations and communities nationwide to respectfully recognize Trans Day of Remembrance.

  • Nov 20

His final journey: Elder Ernest George

Hereditary Chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Elder Ernest (Ernie) George, made his way to Xexe7énak (the Creator) on November 11, 2020. For the past 11 years, we have been privileged beyond knowing to have Elder Ernie’s wisdom, humour and kindness reflected in the spirit of the CapU community as one of Capilano University’s first elders-in-residence.

  • Nov 13

COVID-19 in person daily health check and on campus procedures

Capilano University now requires any employee or contractor working on campus to conduct, and record for their manager’s approval, a daily health-check self-assessment before commencing work each day. Students on campus are expected to continue to follow the required daily health check procedures.

  • Nov 9

Motion Picture Arts program to offer students new concentration in film producing

Starting in for Fall 2021, students in the Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts (BMPA) program at Capilano University can pursue a concentration in Film Producing that focuses on business planning activities, ethics, and sustainability in film. It allows students to graduate with specific, career-ready skills to enhance their job search and career trajectory specifically in producing and film business affairs.

  • Nov 2

Capilano University joins Universities Canada

Capilano University is pleased to join Universities Canada, and looks forward to the engagement, collaboration and learning opportunities offered by belonging to this national university community

  • Oct 28

Capilano University’s Board of Governors welcomes new board members

Capilano University welcomes the insight and contributions Lois Vader, Sonny Wong and Oscar Blue will bring to the University's Board of Governors.

  • Oct 20

Capilano University names 2020 Honorary Degree recipients

The University is pleased to announce its 2020 honorary degree recipients are Indigenous artist and cultural leader Susan Point, and philanthropist and business leader Derek Lee. Capilano University recognizes honorary degree recipients for their profound commitment to their fields of expertise in acknowledgement that the field and their contribution is meaningful to Capilano University.

  • Oct 19

Plans for the Spring 2021 Term

Capilano University updates students and employees on the plans for course delivery in Spring 2021 in our continued response to COVID-19.

  • Oct 7

Capilano University announces new Bachelor of Kinesiology degree

Beginning in fall 2021, Capilano University’s School of Human Kinetics will become the School of Kinesiology and will offer both a degree and diploma in Kinesiology. This replaces the University’s current two-year diploma in Human Kinetics and provides increased learning opportunities for current and future students.

  • Oct 7

Capilano University welcomes new Vice President of Finance & Administration

Capilano University President Paul Dangerfield welcomes Debbie Carter to the role of Vice President, Finance and Administration

  • Oct 1

Join CapU in recognizing Orange Shirt Day

On September 30, wherever you are studying or working, Capilano University encourages all members of the university community to wear an orange shirt to remember and honour residential school survivors and their families.

  • Sep 29

Capilano University awarded $450,000 in funding from TD Bank Group for the Indigenous Digital Accelerator program

Capilano University announces it is the recipient of a $450,000 donation from TD Bank Group to develop and strengthen the University’s Indigenous Digital Accelerator (IDA) program. The IDA program bridges gaps in digital skills and business training to help Indigenous entrepreneurs break through barriers and succeed in the tech, digital-creative and cultural sectors. Fostering successful Indigenous-led businesses leads to vibrant and healthy Indigenous communities.

  • Sep 28

CapU Campus Housing Update

Capilano University continues to explore the potential for a student housing development located at the north end of its main campus adjacent to Tantalus Road.

  • Sep 18

Follow Capsule, CapU's digital magazine, on Instagram

Capilano University has launched Capsule, our new digital magazine. Capsule is the work of CapU’s marketing and digital experience team. We are a collective of diverse talents (including brand strategy, social media, design, writing, to name a few) but one common thread that unites us is our love of storytelling.

  • Sep 15

Capilano University names Jenny Penberthy faculty emeritus

Capilano University confers the title of Faculty Emeritus on longtime instructor Jenny Penberthy. Penberthy was a respected faculty member at the University who taught in the English department for 24 years, and was deeply engaged in supporting the Capilano University community.

  • Sep 15

What you need to know for Fall 2020

September 1, 2020: Update for students on what to expect for Fall 2020 term

  • Sep 1

CapU partners with Polygon Gallery on Response: Our Land Narrative

Indigenous students at Capilano University can cultivate their visual storytelling skills and experience through a renewed partnership with North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery. Response: Our Land Narrative is a series of online workshops taught by contemporary Indigenous artists that invites students to explore the theme “Land as Teacher and Knowledge Keeper.”

  • Aug 26

Remembering Ed Lavalle

Message from President Paul Dangerfield on the passing of Ed Lavalle

  • Aug 20

COVID-19 Update: Changes to office and work spaces

In compliance with WorkSafeBC and the Provincial Health Officer’s requirements, we are making changes to reduce touch points on campus. This helps control the exposure and transmission of COVID-19 and create a safer environment for everyone.

  • Aug 13

Masks to be worn in common areas on campus

Students and employees are asked to wear a mask or face covering in common areas on campus wear a two-metre distance between others cannot be maintained.

  • Aug 12

Capilano University welcomes new dean of business and professional studies

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. August 4, 2020 – Capilano University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dennis Silvestrone, PhD, as the University’s new dean of the Faculty of Business & Professional Studies.

  • Aug 4

Fall 2020 Remote Academic Support

We are excited to welcome new and continuing students for Fall 2020. Our faculty and staff are dedicated educators and professionals who are committed to providing exceptional learning experiences for students.

  • Jul 6

Capilano University Introduces Student Digital Ambassadors to support students with remote learning

Capilano University is pleased to launch a new Student Digital Ambassador program to support students in our shift to remote learning for summer 2020 as it pushes forward digital transformation in response to COVID-19.

  • Jun 29

2020 Mitacs Student Research Award Winners

Completing a Capstone research project is a significant achievement for many Capilano University students. This year five of our graduates were recognized by Capilano University and the Canadian research agency Mitacs for outstanding academic research with the 2020 Mitacs Student Research Awards.

  • Jun 27

CapU Communications students celebrate satire in Polygon Gallery virtual show

Students in Ki Wight’s CapU CMNS 295 class – The Culture of Advertising – are creating mock adverts, engaging in “subvertising” (parodied ads), brandalism or ad hacking (amended or defaced ads).

  • Jun 26

Developing our plan for the fall 2020 semester

Developing our plan for the fall 2020 semester

  • Jun 12

Times of tumult and tragedy

Capilano University acknowledges the violence, turmoil and tragedy escalating in the United States. This is a time of sorrow, frustration and anger for many, especially in Black communities. It is also an opportunity for deep reflection upon power, privilege, hardship and pervasive inequities in our own society.

  • Jun 2

Plans for fall 2020 semester

Plans for fall 2020 semester: COVID-19 Recovery Plan for Capilano University community

  • May 15

Teaching, Learning and Campus Services

As we continue to shift our services to remote delivery, please be advised that beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, until further notice.

  • May 7

Capilano University announces next chancellor: Yuri Fulmer

Capilano University is pleased to announce Yuri Fulmer, OBC, will become the fourth chancellor of Capilano University in June 2020.

  • May 7

CapU in Photos: April 2020

Each month, we put together CapU in Photos to look back at our campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • May 4

CapU Animation Grad Show launches online May 1, 2020

CapU Animation Grad Show launches online May 1, 2020 - Capilano University’s 2D Animation, 3D Animation and Digital Visual Effects students have not let COVID-19 stop them from creating and celebrating. This year’s Grad Show is a virtual event open May 1-12, 2020 to share students’ artistic accomplishments to a wider potential audience than ever before.

  • Apr 30

A moment in time: The making of 7pm Cheer

7pm Cheer - Vancouver, Canada is a film produced by Capilano University Motion Picture Arts student Keaton Lawlor to recognize the work of healthcare and essential workers during COVID-19.

  • Apr 30

CapU Virtual 5 K Race

CapU Virtual 5 K Race on Sunday, May 3, 2020

  • Apr 27

$9 billion in new COVID-19 funding for post-secondary students

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced $9 billion in financial aid for post-secondary students

  • Apr 22

BC Government Launches Free Counselling Service for Post Secondary Students

Capilano University is pleased to share the news that the BC Government today Launches Free Counselling Service for Post Secondary Students-The Government of British Columbia has launched Here2Talk, a new mental-health counselling and referral service for post-secondary students.

  • Apr 16

Spring 2020 Grades - Questions and Answers

FAQs on Spring 2020 Grades - Capilano University answers your questions about grades for the Spring 2020 term

  • Apr 16

U-Pass BC program temporarily suspended as of May 1, 2020

Post-secondary institutions and student associations, including the Capilano Students' Union (CSU), have worked with TransLink to temporarily suspend the U-Pass BC program as of May 1, 2020.

  • Apr 9

Spring 2020 Final Grade Options for Students & Emergency Bursary Fund

Capilano University Spring 2020 Final Grade Options for Students & Emergency Bursary Fund Information

  • Apr 8

Letter from BC Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Melanie Mark, BC Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training has a sent a letter to post-secondary community.

  • Apr 7

Fees for Summer 2020 Term

Capilano University fees for the Summer 2020 term are due by April 28, 2020 as stated in the Academic Schedule and Important Dates 2019-2020 (pdf). In keeping with current social distancing practices, fees will only be accepted via online payment or by sending a cheque by mail

  • Apr 7

CapU Theatre Technician 3D Prints Face Shield Parts for Healthcare Workers

CapU Theatre Technician 3D Prints Face Shield Parts for Healthcare Workers - Sparky Lawrence joins COVID-19 response

  • Apr 1

CapU in Photos: March 2020

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • Apr 1

Spring 2020 Course Withdrawal Date Extended

As we continue to address impacts caused by the COVID-19 situation, Capilano University has extended the last day to withdraw from a Spring 2020 course to April 14, 2020.

  • Apr 1

CAPUMA chapter wins four awards

CAPUMA chapter wins four awards-Students in the Capilano University Marketing Association (CAPUMA) learned that the group won the Small Chapter of the Year award at the 2020 American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, March 12-14, 2020. A delegation of 10 CapU students had planned to attend the conference, but cancelled their travel plans due to COVID-19.

  • Mar 31

Summer Semester to be offered by remote learning methods

Capilano University is making adjustments to our standard course delivery models that may need to continue for some time in response to COVID-19.

  • Mar 26

CapU donates medical supplies to Lions Gate Hospital & Sechelt Hospital in fight against COVID-19

Capilano University has donated supplies to help protect medical professionals in the fight against COVID-19. Two Capilano University programs contributed scores of personal protective equipment to the staff at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver and the Sechelt Hospital Foundation on the Sunshine Coast.

  • Mar 26

Capilano University updates on delivery of student services

Find further updates regarding the delivery of student services.

  • Mar 25

Changes to Service Schedules and Campus Hours During COVID-19

We are continuing to implement precautionary practices to support the health of our community under the current circumstances. This includes shifting to predominantly remote learning and reduced staffing for support services. In relation to this, we have introduced the following changes to our service hours for the foreseeable future.

  • Mar 19

Capilano University resumes academic programs through remote (online) and adapted instructional and service models

Aligned with the expectations of British Columbia's health authorities and the Province of British Columbia's response to COVID-19, Capilano University's teaching and learning model has been adjusted, effective March 18, 2020 to a primarily remote (online) delivery model.

  • Mar 17

CapU Blues Men's Volleyball Wins CCAA National Championship

For the first time in team history, the Capilano University Blues men's volleyball team has won the CCAA national championship.

  • Mar 15

Capilano University pauses all classes for Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The University is pausing classes from Monday, March 16 to Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

  • Mar 15

The University is currently reviewing plans for alternative delivery of our courses and programs

Please note, we have no reports of any COVID-19 illness among our campus community. The University is currently reviewing plans for alternative delivery of our courses and programs. Please watch for further announcements on Monday, March 16, 2020.

  • Mar 14

CapU in Photos: February 2020

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • Mar 10

CapU Blues win PACWEST men's volleyball gold

In what might be the biggest comeback in a PACWEST title game in school history, the Capilano Blues men's volleyball team erased a seemingly insurmountable deficit Saturday night against the Camosun College Chargers to claim gold and book a spot in the national championships.

  • Feb 24

Capilano University named one of B.C.’s Top Employers for 2020

Capilano University is named one of B.C.’s Top Employers for 2020

  • Feb 19

4th year film student Kama Sood nominated for Best International Director at the Oregon Short Film Festival

Film student Kama Sood nominated for Best International Director at the Oregon Short Film Festival

  • Feb 18

CapU in Photos: January 2020

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events.

  • Feb 4

Capilano University wins five CASE 2020 awards

Capilano University wins a record five CASE 2020 awards

  • Jan 31

Teaching Excellence Awards 2020

Nominate an instructor who has made a difference in your university experience.

  • Jan 29

Faculty Emeritus Stanley Greenspoon

Message from President Paul Dangerfield on the passing of Faculty Emeritus Stanley Greenspoon

  • Jan 28

CapU student awarded Premier’s International Scholarship to study in Germany

Capilano University student Sara Nguyen received British Columbia's Premier’s International Scholarship to study in Germany in 2020. This scholarship supports students in studying abroad and is awarded to students demonstrating exceptional academic achievement and a global world view.

  • Jan 7

Capilano University welcomes first Director of Indigenous Education and Affairs

Capilano University welcomes Miranda Huron as the first Director of Indigenous Education and Affairs

  • Jan 6

CapU in Photos: Best of 2019

CapU in Photos is our visual retrospective of campus life, proud moments and special events. As we say goodbye to 2019, we look back at our favourite photos and videos from the year.

  • Dec 18