Events, updates and news


  • We need PechaKucha presenters! The City of Richmond and Kwantlen Polytechnic University are hosting another PechaKucha Night. PechaKucha is a live presentation format based on telling a story with 20 images for 20 seconds each. That's just under 7 minutes. The event will take place on March 31 and include 10 presentations. Represent KPU and show your public speaking skills in front of a front of a very receptive audience at the Richmond campus. For more information email  David Young at
  • Did you know that KPU offers a variety of Continuing and Professional Studies courses? See details at

  • Would you want to help by making a donation to support the 2016 Fashion Show? A tax receipt for 100% of your donation will be provided! For more information on sponsorship & donations, please visit

  • Interested in creating an KPU alumni chapter? Find details at

  • The YWCA is recruiting recent grads that are unemployed/underemployed. NextStep is a free program that connects recent university/college graduates with one-to-one, group and peer mentorship to help them plan their career trajectories and land their dream jobs! This program is open to both men and women jobseekers. More information can be found on the YWCA website


KPU News

ov 20 / 2015
KPU Awards

Richmond, B.C. – Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) held its biggest awards night yet, with hundreds of KPU students taking home a record-breaking $810,000

Nov 16 / 2015

Buy tickets for the Library's annual Snuggle Up Tech Contest for your chance to win a basket which includes... ·         iPad Mini (16 GB)

Nov 14 / 2015
kpu and huskies

by Nick Pevato Montreal, Q.C. – The Kwantlen Polytechnic University Eagles men’s soccer team defeated Keyano College in the fifth/sixth place consolation game

Nov 13 / 2015

by Nick Pevato Montreal, Q.C. – The Kwantlen Polytechnic University Eagles men’s soccer team fell 2-0 to Champlain College Saint-Lambert on Friday afternoon. 

Nov 13 / 2015

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – From basket weaving to Israeli dancing, International Focus Week at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will celebrate

Nov 12 / 2015
kpu eagles

by Nick Pevato Montreal, Q.C. – On a rainy night in Montreal, the Kwantlen Polytechnic University men’s soccer team fell 5-1 to Capilano University. 

Nov 12 / 2015
Water Rights in Southeast Asia and India

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Right now, around 800 million people have no access to clean water, and it’s a fact that's disrupting economies, environments and lives

Nov 12 / 2015
Eagles defeat Keyano 2-1

by Nick Pevato The Kwantlen Polytechnic University Eagles men’s soccer team won their first ever CCAA national tournament game when they defeated Keyano

Nov 10 / 2015

Surrey, B.C. – Healthy communities begin with healthy relationships. 


Nov 10 / 2015

We can issue you a KPU card one month before classes start. After December 1 apply online or visit any campus library to get a card.


Nov 10 / 2015
Pacific Tea & Co. team photo

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Getting the chance to taste what it’s like to not only market a business, but launch one, is not always easy to come by.

Nov 5 / 2015
KPU Eagles

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Next week, the men’s soccer team at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will make KPU Eagles history as they compete in the CCAA

Nov 4 / 2015

This past weekend at the PACWEST Soccer Provincials, the KPU Eagles men's soccer team beat the #1-ranked Douglas College Royals in a semi-final match 3-2 in

Nov 4 / 2015
Disruptive Innovation Festival

Richmond, B.C. – Being disruptive in class is highly encouraged at the Wilson School of Design.

Nov 3 / 2015
Skills training at KPU

KPU and a $2.7-million investment by the B.C. government are bringing skills and trades training to First Nations communities.

Nov 2 / 2015

Unpaid Library bills can interfere with registering and withdrawing from courses. Spring registration begins November 12.

Nov 2 / 2015
Inspector Galib Bhayani

Surrey, B.C. – A Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) criminology instructor's commitment to community has received major recognition on both local and

Oct 30 / 2015
Khaled Hamdan

Kwantlen Polytechnic University's (KPU) Dr. Khaled Hamdan spoke with Joytv recently about the unusual storm that hit Metro Vancouver this fall.

Oct 29 / 2015
Happy Tummies team

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Thirty-one. Sixty-two. These are the numbers that spurred three students in the entrepreneurial leadership degree program at Kwantlen