News, events and updates

SAVE THE DATE - the second annual KPU Alumni Brew Night is taking place on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at KPU Langley in the Brew Lab. The event will be bigger than last year so stay tuned for additional details.

May 1, 2017 is the deadline for Alumni Award Applications.  Since 2007, Kwantlen Polytechnic University has recognized many deserving KPU alumni through the Alumni Awards Program. We are currently accepting applications for all categories. . 

Distinguished Alumni 

  • Recognizes KPU alumni demonstrating excellence in one or more of the following areas - Professional, Arts and Culture, Athletics, Public Service, Community and/or Volunteer Service, Academics and/or Research, Entrepreneurial or Innovation, Applied Technology, or Exemplified resilience in the face of adversity. Significant contributions on a regional, national, or international level would also be considered. 

Outstanding Young Alumni 

  • Recognizes KPU alumni who are under 30 years old at the time of nomination.
  • Have demonstrated excellence professionally and/or through community service.
  • Involvement with KPU or alumni activities since graduation will be considered an asset.     

Future Alumni 

  • Recognizes future KPU Alumni who are KPU students at the time of nomination.
  • Have demonstrated excellence through education/service at KPU or in the community.

For details and nomination forms, please visit .

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.

The KPU Brewing Lab is open for beer sales on Fridays from 1-5 p.m. (except on statutory holidays). Every week, the lab at KPU Langley will have a different small-batch brew on tap. Grab a KPU-branded growler or bring your own. More information is available at

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 is the 7th Annual KPU Foundation Golf Tournament at Northview Golf and Country Club. Funds raised through the tournament support students. If you are interested in golfing or a sponsorship opportunity. Sign-up today.

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