Alumni news, events and updates

The KPU alumni business chapter (KPU ABC) is looking for volunteers  to get involved with their chapter. If you graduated from a business program at KPU and would like to play a leadership role in this chapter, please email

Speaking as a Leader -  Thursday, June 11th @ 6:00p.m. The workshop is facilitated by Humphrey’s Group and sponsored by KPU Alumni Association. The event is free of charge for all KPU alumni and $50/pp for public. Registration is required and space is limited, sign-up today.   

KPU offers a range of continuing and professional studies courses. Continue your education, upgrade specific skills, or discover something new.

CBC’s hit prime-time show, “Canada’s Smartest Person”  is potentially looking for a KPU alum for their next season. They are currently scouring the country for ‘Canada’s Smartest People’, and are looking for the “best and brightest”. You can apply or nominate someone today at CBC.CA/SMARTESTPERSON This is a goundbreaking interactive competition series that challenges preconceived notions about intelligence and has inspired a nation-wide conversation about what it means to be “smart”. 

YWCA NextStep is a FREE, six-month mentorship program that connects recent post-secondary grads with one-to-one, group and peer mentorship to plan their career trajectories and land dream jobs. Details at

  • KPU News

May 2015
May 26 KPU brings Borealis String Quartet, RDYO to Doors Open
May 21 Trades student takes his skills to nationals
May 20 Psychology students awarded for their power of persuasion
May 19 Learn about learning with KPU's Newcomer Education Series
May 15 Fashion courses coming up at Wilson School of Design
May 11 Student starts KPU Club for the Cure
May 07 National science festival comes to KPU Langley
May 07 Young music trio wins again, moves on to B.C.-wide festival
May 06 Four KPU fashion students hit Saskatchewan's biggest runway
May 06 Celebrating one-year anniversary of B.C.'s Skills for Jobs Blueprint
May 05 Chip & Shannon Wilson to receive honorary degrees from KPU
May 05 Drilling down to send low-cost surgical hardware to Nepal
May 04 From exclusion to inclusion: Richmond conference reflects on, learns from history
April 2015
Apr 30 New KPU and HRMA partnership first in Western Canada
Apr 29 Kwantlen Polytechnic University named one of Canada's greenest employers
Apr 29 KPU music trio wins big at two competitions
Apr 28 Delta Trades & Technical Career Fair features KPU exhibitors
Apr 28 KPU to award honorary degree to pragmatic former union leader Sinclair
Apr 24 New endowment breaks barriers for women in post-secondary education
Apr 24 President's Dialogue Series welcomes Gwynne Dyer to KPU
Apr 22 Fashion historian accessorizes with honorary degree from KPU
Apr 21 KPU mascot soars to space and back for science
Apr 21 Brewing up a storm: KPU opens instructional brew lab