Discover your passion at KPU Surrey open house

Wed, Feb 14, 2018

Explore the polytechnic possibilities of a post-secondary education at KPU Surrey’s annual open house.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is throwing open the doors of its Surrey campus to the public Saturday, Feb. 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

A hub of activity, creativity and inspiration, KPU Surrey will feature interactive exhibits, campus tours, and provide visitors with the opportunity to connect with instructors, students and alumni as well as meet represeantatives from the KPU community. The day’s festivities will include prizes, including three $500 tuition waivers, live entertainment, trivia and games, a photo booth, and henna and airbrush tattoos.

While learning what sets a polytechnic university apart, visitors will be able to:

  • -Listen to jazz musicians, watch print-making and ceramics demos and try psychology experiments with KPU’s Faculty of Arts; 
  • -Get their blood pressure tested by a student nurse and see the amazing patient simulators used by the Faculty of Health; 
  • -Test their ability to correctly wire a doorbell circuit, use a virtual welder, or lay bricks with the Faculty of Trades and Technology; 
  • -Watch the Faculty of Science and Horticulture’s chemistry magic show and dancing flames display; 
  • -Test their creativity with instructors and students from the Wilson School of Design; 
  • -Play Plinko with the Faculty of Academic and Career Advancement; 
  • -Take a selfie with the School of Business.

“This open house is our chance to connect with the community and showcase everything KPU has to offer from unique programs with innovative approaches to hands-on education and learning opportunities outside of the classroom,” said KPU President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Alan Davis. “We enthusiastically invite the community to join us to learn about the polytechnic advantage.”

The KPU Surrey open house sees hundreds of visitors each year. Registration is recommended and can be completed online at kpu.ca/openhouse/surrey.

Attendees are also encouraged to get posting on social media using the hashtag #KPUOpenHouse for an extra chance at winning prizes.

KPU Surrey is located at 12666 72 Avenue. Parking is free for this event. For more information, contact the KPU Future Students’ Office at 604-599-3030 or email openhouse@kpu.ca.