News, events and updates

    2015 sun run
    KPU Alumni Sun Run team – Kwantlen Polytechnic University Alumni Association is inviting all alumni to join the KPU alumni team at the upcoming 2015 Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday, April 19, 2015. Click here for details.
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    cargo expo
    Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference (CLC), taking place on January 28-29, 2015. This Expo & Conference is Canada’s largest supply chain gathering. The tradeshow is free to attend and alumni can use promo code 'CLCalumni15' before Friday, January 23 to save 70% off the registration fee for select seminars (W05,W07, W16, W17, W18, W23, T03, T05, T07, T14). 

  • 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 here.
  • YWCA Metro Vancouver’s NextStep Mentorship Program. The NextStep Mentorship Program connects recent university/college graduates with one-to-one, group and peer mentorship so that they can plan their career trajectories and land their dream jobs! This program is open to both men and women jobseekers. Click here for details. 
  • KPU Open House – Do you know anyone who is interested in attending KPU?  KPU Open House will offer exciting activities such as interactive exhibits, info sessions, education fair, and more! There will be entertainment, food trucks, and fantastic prizes for prospective students at the Surrey campus. Register before February 13th for an additional chance to win great prizes.  February 28th, 2015. 11:00am - 3:00pm. Details here

  • Project Bloom - KPU Foundation is hosting this year’s annual Project Bloom event. For the last 6 years, Project Bloom has served as a platform for women to empower one another through the meaningful exchange of experiences and expertise. With this event, our goal is to foster partnerships, strategic networking and purposeful fundraising efforts that will help women grow their cohort of powerful resources and support. All ticket sales go toward the Breaking Barriers Endowed Award at KPU. The event will take place on March 6, 2015 from 9:00am-1:30pm. To learn more or purchase tickets, click here!

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    Kdocs 2015
    KDocsSpring 2015 Documentary Film Festival will be held on March 14, 2015, at the Vancouver International Film Centre/Vancity Theatre. It will be a full day, including three award-winning documentary films (film synopses and trailers at, speakers, panel discussions, Q&As, and food/beverages. Registration is open to all KPU students, faculty, staff, alumni, community partners, and the general public. Seats will go fast, so don't delay and register now! For more information and to register, visit



January 19 Vancouver Giants team up with KPU
January 13 Visual Media Workshop launched at KPU
January 13 Wilson School of Design student wins Premier's Scholarship
January 6 KPU Alumni Association elects five new faces to board
January 5 KDocs is back with full film fest for 2015
December 23 KPU interior design student wins hospitality scholarship
December 19 'Tis the season for giving: $750,000 in scholarships awarded to KPU students
December 17 Co-op placements give students a leg up