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Did your time at KPU gave you the skills to be Canada's Smartest Person? CBC is currently accepting applications for the third season of the hit prime-time show that challenges contestants on their linguistic, physical, musical, visual, social and logical intelligence. Find out more here.

Experience Whistler through the lens of design. The Wilson School of Design's Whistler Design Experience is an eight-day field school running July 10-17 that is open to lifelong learners of any educational or professional background. Visit to learn more.

You're invited: the annual Kwantlen St. Farmers Market is back in season, and will be celebrating summer with a grand opening event on Tuesday, June 28. Check out local vendors, live music, food carts, special performances and more at KPU Richmond from 3-7 p.m. on June 28, and come back regularly for fresh produce and local wares every Tuesday afternoon. Details are here.

Any time a Coast Visa Desjardin card is opened by a KPU student or alumnus, financial support flows back to the KPUAA. Alumni can apply here or visit any Coast Capital Savings branch for details.

KPU is currently in the process of evaluating whether to launch a KPU Seed Fund, which would provide start-up capital to KPU alumni. All KPU graduates would be eligible, and the university is asking graduates to help KPU better understand what potential recipients would want in such a fund. Complete the survey here.

Interested in creating a KPU alumni chapter? Find details at

Want to expand your skillset? Whether you're looking to your next career move or are interested in learning something new, Continuing and Professional Studies at KPU has dozens of educational options. Learn more at