News, Events, Updates

The City of Vancouver would like to cordially invite you to apply to join the Rain City Strategy Expert Panel. This is a unique opportunity to have a direct impact on how we implement sustainable urban rainwater management in the city using green infrastructure. If you have expertise in this field, you are invited to submit an application by November 5, 2017, to serve on a panel. 

Soroptimist Foundation of Canada is currently offering grants for women enrolled in a post-graduate program in Canada. Several $7,500 grants are being offered to assist with university studies that will qualify candidates for careers that will improve the quality of women’s lives.

Do you care about social justice, human rights, and global citizenship? Climate change, food systems, and environmental sustainability? The Vancouver housing crisis? Labour exploitation? Prison justice? The Syrian crisis and the rise of ISIS? The international arms trade? Digital espionage and surveillance? The new voices of social revolution? Then don’t miss KDocs—Kwantlen Polytechnic University's annual documentary film festival!  KDocs will be held February 15-18, 2018, at the Vancouver International Film Centre/Vancity Theatre and will showcase 14 award-winning documentaries, along with guest speakers, filmmakers, panel discussions, Q&As, and exhibitors!  KDocs is open to all and includes special Opening Night and Closing Night gala receptions.  For more information and to buy tickets (only $5 a film!), visit

SAVE THE DATE - KPU will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of its music programs on Saturday, March 24, 2018. There will be an event at KPU Langley to support this important milestone. Stay tuned for more information. 

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