Exhibit explores how drawing draws us together

More than the Mark at the Brackendale Art Gallery from June 12–16

  • Jun 12

Capilano University expands program offerings at its Squamish campus for January 2025 

In Spring 2025 CapU will add three additional programs to the course offerings at its new campus in Squamish. The University’s new Squamish campus will open and welcome students in September 2024. 

  • Jun 5

From canvas to convocation: The design journey of CapU student Natasha Lee

As an illustrator, Natasha Lee found herself questioning the meticulous nature of the graphic design courses during her first year in the Bachelor of Visual Communication and Design degree in the IDEA School of Design.

  • Jun 4

CapU collaborates with North Shore Rescue to improve inclusivity and access

CapU's Access Programs department has partnered with North Shore Rescue (NSR) to develop initiatives aimed at improving safety and inclusivity for individuals of all abilities.

  • May 30

Capilano University secures student housing for Squamish campus—All students enrolled in Fall 2024 term are guaranteed an option to live on campus

CapU announced plans to offer guaranteed on-campus student housing for all students enrolled at its new Squamish campus when it opens in September 2024.

  • May 29

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

CapU launches new website font that supports Indigenous languages

Capilano University (CapU) is excited to announce the launch of BC Sans, a new font on CapU’s website that can properly support special characters and syllabics found in Indigenous languages in B.C.

  • Mar 7

CapU Squamish offers preview for prospective learners

CapU invites the community to a sneak peek of the programs coming to CapU Squamish in September 2024. Visit the Explore CapU Squamish information session on March 14 at the Squamish Adventure Centre.

  • Mar 6

A special announcement from President and Vice-Chancellor Paul Dangerfield

My years at CapU since I arrived in 2016 have been some of the most rewarding of my career, and I am inspired by all we have achieved together during that time. At the core of everything we’ve done has been a focus on imagination, community, a distinct university experience and health and well-being.

  • Mar 4

Capilano University President and Vice-Chancellor Paul Dangerfield Moving On

After eight years as president and vice-chancellor at Capilano University (CapU), Paul Dangerfield has announced that 2024-2025 will be his last academic year with the university. CapU Board of Governors Chair Ashraf Amlani credits Dangerfield with leading the University through a period of significant growth and maturation. 

  • Mar 4

Capilano University introduces Chén̓chenstway

Capilano University is pleased to introduce Chén̓chenstway, a starting point for the university’s work towards reconciliation at CapU campuses and learning locations.

  • Feb 28

Celebrating culture through food and flavours: Inspiring a CapU student’s award-winning brand design

It has been an illustrious year for CapU IDEA School of Design student Celina Zhong.

  • Feb 21

Capilano University named one of B.C.’s Top Employers for 2024

Capilano University has been named one of BC's Top Employers. The University takes great pride in being a workplace that offers employees experiences and engagement opportunities to actualize their passion and potential.

  • Feb 15

Capilano University and District of Squamish formalize memorandum of understanding

Capilano University (CapU) and the District of Squamish formalized their partnership today, as leaders signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will guide existing and future collaborations. 

  • Feb 8

Black History Month 2024—Joint video statement

Watch a statement recognizing Black History Month from CapU, Black Students Union, Capilano Faculty Association and MoveUP.

  • Feb 1

Capilano University and Sea to Sky School District sign memorandum of understanding to enrich learning opportunities and formalize collaborations

Capilano University and Sea to Sky School District have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that formalizes their shared commitment to advance opportunities for learners in the Sea to Sky corridor.

  • Jan 24

Escalated strike action impacting transit services in Metro Vancouver 

Currently, it is possible there will be disruptions to TransLink's bus and seabus service starting at 3 a.m. Monday, January 22. Students are encouraged to plan for possible alternative ways to travel to campus next week including driving, carpooling, car sharing, cycling or walking.  

  • Jan 19

Capilano University adds Bachelor of Early Childhood Care and Education to the CapU Squamish offerings for Fall 2024

Capilano University has added the Bachelor of Early Childhood Care and Education degree to its programs that will be offered at the new CapU Squamish campus beginning in September 2024.

  • Jan 18

NBC IDA Indigenous Screenwriting program coaches writers to find their voice in the film industry

Capilano University’s new Scripting the Future: the NBC IDA Indigenous Screenwriting program works along side burgeoning Indigenous screenwriters to help them hone their skills and develop scripts for film and television.

  • Jan 10

Capilano University and CFA ratify agreement

Capilano University’s Board of Governors and the members of the Capilano Faculty Association (CFA) have ratified a collective agreement under the Province’s Shared Recovery Mandate.

  • Jan 9

Grand opening of CapU Lonsdale

Capilano University celebrates grand opening of CapU Lonsdale with ribbon cutting and reception

  • Dec 12