News, events and updates

  • KPU board of governors - alumni representative. KPUAA is currently seeking an alumni representative to serve on the KPU board of governors for an upcoming term. This is a volunteer leadership role and the prospective candidate would possess executive leadership skills to govern a large organization’s policy and affairs which will add value to the current board. You can view details of this position here and find additional information about the board governance structure at To be considered for this role, please submit your CV and a short biography with your contact information including email, phone number, and address to by December 31, 2014 at 5:00pm. Applicants will be shortlisted in early 2015 and the appointment date is tentatively scheduled for July 2015.
  • Ministry of Transportation Recruitment Session - January 29, 2015 from12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (Surrey Conference Centre: Cedar 1205). Learn about work opportunities with the Ministry of Transportation. They are currently recruiting recent graduates and students who are about to graduate from various programs. RSVP on Career Connection. Details at
  • YMCA Paid Youth Internship Program for post-secondary graduates - January 8, 2015 (Surrey campus) and January 13, 2015 (Richmond Campus). For additional details, click here .
  • YWCA Metro Vancouver’s NextStep Mentorship Program for recent graduates. Details at . If you are interested in being a mentor for this program, click here.
  • Starting Point Student Entrepreneurship Conference is taking place February 18th - 20th, 2015 at Saint Mary’s University. The focus of conference activities is to foster innovation while encouraging students to think big and develop revolutionary ideas. For details, click here.
  • CADD Alumni Gathering took place on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at KPU Tech in Cloverdale. CADD 2160 students helped organize the event as part of a class project and KPUAA was a proud sponsor for this event.

    CADD alumni photo

  • KPU Alumni Sun Run team – KPUAA is inviting all alumni to join the KPU alumni team at the upcoming 2015 Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday, April 19, 2015. For details and to register visit and search the corporate team name ‘KPU Alumni’. 



December 11

KPU welcomes new, returning members to its Board of Governors including alumnus Chris McCue.

December 4

High school students test their university science skills at KPU Science Challenge

December 2

Thursday: Sneak peek behind the scenes of B.C.'s biggest student fashion show

December 2

New KPU dean of trades brings industry experience to the job

December 1

New app helps make any space a little greener


November 28

Kwantlen Polytechnic University partners with Squamish Nation on trades training

November 28

Local KPU instructor recognized with national Exemplary Service Medal

November 27

KPU alumnus kicks concept onto global startup stage

November 26

Sneak peek behind the scenes of B.C.'s biggest student fashion show

November 25

Two students sent to Scotland to develop tech apparel projects

November 24

KPU launches two new arts degrees

November 21

KPU artist featured in Eastside Culture Crawl

November 20

Celebrated beer enthusiast Joe Wiebe gives first talk to KPU brew students

November 18

Three KPU scholarships and counting from SABA BC