Events, updates and news

  • Events 

  • All alumni, students, faculty are invited to KPUAA’s Annual Networking and General Meeting event - Monday, November 16, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at KPU Surrey. Keynote Speaker: Chris McCue, Dip’ 94, Environmental Protection Technology and KPU’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni award recipient. The event will bring together alumni, students and faculty to network. See details and register here today.

  • KPU - Do you know someone who wants to attend KPU? Let them know about KPU Richmond Open House on November 4th. 

  • Vancouver Giants KPU Game Night – Friday the 13th! As part of KPU’s partnership with the Vancouver Giants we are pleased to promote KPU night at the Giants game on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 7:30pm against the Kamloops Blazers.  Tickets have been discounted to $15 each and KPU will have our own fan section that night!  Come cheer on the Giants and enjoy an evening out with your colleagues and students.  For more information or to purchase tickets call or email Katie Miller at 604-599-3135 or katie.miller@kpu.caAll proceeds benefit student success!

  • Announcements 

  •  KPU Alumni Association's board election will take place online from November 2nd at 9:00 a.m.  - November 12th, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. and all alumni are encouraged to vote. There are six (6) vacancies this term and eight (8) eligible candidates in the election. PDF iconSee candidate profiles here. For more details click here.

  • KPU is pleased to launch the Coast Capital Savings Youth Entrepreneurship Award this fall which is open to students in any program at KPU and alumni who have graduated within the past two years.  All details and deadlines to apply are available online at this link

  • 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

Oct 26 / 2015
Sharon Greeno

Richmond, B.C. – Wilson School of Design instructor Sharon Greeno was awarded one of Vancouver Fashion Week’s (VFW) inaugural Industry Originator Awards for

Oct 23 / 2015
Recognition Awards

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Did you know that 85 per cent of co-op students continue on with their employers post-graduation? It’s an excellent way to increase job

Oct 23 / 2015
Trades fair

Trades students had a great time connecting with employers such as Best Buy, Kal Tire, Wales McLelland, and Best Builders this past Wednesday for the Trades

Oct 21 / 2015
KPU participates in LNG conference

Vancouver, B.C. - Three teams from Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) and Ledcor showed off their scaffolding skills for students...

Oct 15 / 2015

Vote to see which one you want to see!

Oct 15 / 2015
Taylor Byrom

Langley, B.C. – When you start something new, you can’t be afraid to take chances. And what Taylor Byrom is starting is not only new, but life-changing for

Oct 14 / 2015
Folkloric Memories

Burnaby, B.C. – Along with two other Wilson School of Design alumni, Burnaby resident Natasa Nikolov will be taking her beautifully ornate clothing line to the

Oct 13 / 2015

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – What does it take for someone to become a perpetrator of genocide? Why would someone risk their own life to save that of a complete

Oct 9 / 2015
Eliza Olson honorary degree

Metro Vancouver, BC - If Burns Bog has a saviour, it’s Eliza Olson. And today, her dedication to the region's wetlands was recognized with an honorary degree

Oct 9 / 2015
Where Are They Now?

Last week, the Faculty of Arts and Career Services partnered to bring students the alumni speaker series, Where Are They Now?  Students came out to hear from

Oct 9 / 2015
Brilliant! fashion team

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Beware the wolf in couture clothing designed by Wilson School of Design students.

Oct 8 / 2015
A Cut Above the Rest


Oct 6 / 2015

Did you know that November is Financial Literacy Month?

Oct 6 / 2015
Green Wednesdays

Langley, B.C. – The silver screen will turn green next week with the launch of a new season of Green Wednesdays at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU).

Oct 5 / 2015
Christine Sinclair

Surrey, B.C. – From captain to doctor: tomorrow afternoon Christine Sinclair will receive an honorary degree from Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU).

Oct 5 / 2015

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) students arrived for the fall semester to find new gender-inclusive washrooms on all four

Sep 30 / 2015
Christine Sinclair

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – The captain is coming!

Sep 29 / 2015
KPU Volunteer Expo promo

Langley, B.C. – Looking for ways to get involved in your community?

Sep 29 / 2015
KPU at centre of latest developments in Surrey’s cleantech sector

Surrey, B.C. – Looking for ways to get involved in your community?

Sep 23 / 2015
KPU ACA Essential Skills

Richmond, B.C. – Some 35 years since graduating from high school, Amanda Skillin found herself back in class and looking for a change.



Sep 18 / 2015
Eliza Olson

Metro Vancouver, BC - If Burns Bog has a saviour, it’s Eliza Olson.

Sep 18 / 2015
KPU ACA Essential Skills

Delta, B.C. – When she enrolled in English and math preparatory classes at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU), Sarah Wiktorowicz’s plan was simply to get in