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

Business Administration and Global Hospitality & Tourism Management added for Spring Term

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North Vancouver B.C. June 5, 2024 – Capilano University announces the addition of three programs for the Spring 2025 term at its new campus in Squamish. The University’s Squamish campus will open for its inaugural term in September 2024. 

The newly added CapU Squamish Spring term programs starting in January 2025 are: 

“These offerings are a natural fit for CapU Squamish. They were curated for learners who are looking to enter into careers, complement existing work with new knowledge, or change career paths,” notes Laureen Styles, vice president, academic & provost at Capilano University. 

“The Sea-to-Sky corridor is an ideal backdrop for applied learning, skills development and work integrated learning in tourism, hospitality and business,” adds Brian Storey, associate vice president, CapU Squamish. “Students will have access to one of the country’s most vibrant tourism industries, as well as emerging businesses and organizations focused on sustainability and an entrepreneurial spirit – all while they learn in the majestic settings of Squamish, Whistler and surrounding communities.” 

The new Spring 2025 offerings are in addition to the following programs that will begin in the Fall 2024 term:  

Students who chose to join CapU in Squamish will benefit from small classes, individualized support, active and engaging learning experiences drawing on place, and a curated selection of programs and courses.

Applications for all 2024-25 CapU Squamish programs and courses are open now.

Applications are also open for on-campus student housing in Squamish. In May, the University purchased three student housing facilities and is offering guaranteed on-campus housing to any student who enrols at the Squamish campus for Fall 2024. 

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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