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KPU Retiree - Useful Links

A collection of useful links.

Higher Education

Third Age Learning at Kwantlen (TALK) - https://www.kpu.ca/sites/default/files/talk/ -  Creative and stimulating educational activities for adults over 50, offering both online and face to face events.

www.linkedin.com Search “Groups in Higher Education” to find many discussion groups – from Higher Education Teaching and Learning to Future Campus, Future Learning to almost anything you can think of.

Health

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal, hosted by McMaster University focuses on healthy aging information provides information you can trust articles and commentaries rated by researchers on a variety of healthy aging topics.   https://www.mcmasteroptimalaging.org/

BC University and College Retiree Associations

BCIT Retirees’ Association - http://bcitra.ca/index.php

Camosun College Association of Retired Employees https://ccare2004.weebly.com/

KPU Retirees Association www.kpu.ca/retirees

SFU Retirees Association http://www.sfu.ca/retirees.html

UBC Association of Professors Emeriti https://www.emeriti.ubc.ca/

U-Vic Retirees Association https://www.uvic.ca/retirees

Association of BC College Pension Plan Retirees http://bccollegepensionplanretirees.ca

Umbrella Associations

Canada - College and University Retiree Associations of Canada (CURAC)   http://www.curac.ca/

USA and Canada - Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education  http://www.arohe.org/   - US based

Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts & Technology Retirees’ Association (OCRA). - http://ocraretirees.ca/

Québec - La Fédération des retraités de l'Université du Québec (FRUQ).  http://www.uquebec.ca/fruq

Retirees Associations – Individual Memberships

Association of British Columbia College Pension Plan Retirees for members (and spouses) of the BC College Pension Plan – essentially retired faculty and administration – Membership $40/year http://bccollegepensionplanretirees.ca/

BC Federation of Retired Union Members (BC Forum) - Membership $20/year or $49/3 years – individual memberships for retired union members http://www.bcforum.ca/index.html

Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) – a not-for-profit organization that provides a number of commercial and non-commercial services; advocates for seniors – “Our 300,000 members advocate for improved healthcare and financial security for Canadians as we age while enjoying great discounts and benefits.” Membership 1 year including 9 issues of Zoomer Magazine $24.95 www.carp.ca 

Pensions

CPP; OAS; GIS and related https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions.html

KPU News and Newsletters

KPU – General News Releases and Stories

https://kpu.ca/news

               KPU Facebook    https://www.facebook.com/kwantlenU/?fref=ts

               KPU Flickr            https://www.flickr.com/photos/113354593@N04/

               President’s Reports to the Board https://kpu.ca/president/reports

               KPU Student Newspaper http://runnermag.ca/ - overall this is now a sophisticated student news outlet

Arts, Faculty of

News     https://kpu.ca/arts/news

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/kpuarts/

Business, School of

               Facebook            https://www.facebook.com/KPUSoB/

               Twitter                 https://twitter.com/KPU_business

Design, The Wilson School of

               News/Events      https://kpu.ca/design/newsroom

               Interior Design News       https://kpu.ca/design/interior-design/news/          

Research and Scholarship

               Publications        https://kpu.ca/research/research-publications          

               Current Projects https://kpu.ca/research/research-focuses-and-groups

Science and Horticulture, Faculty of       

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems  http://us3.campaign-archive2.com/home/?u=90bd2333bff07f1d0853c1bbf&id=886816b2e8

HORT Facebook https://www.facebook.com/KPUHort

Sci and Hort Facebook    https://www.facebook.com/KPUFSH/posts/1755445774698749

News/Events      https://kpu.ca/science-hort/news

Trades and Technology, Faculty of
https://kpu.ca/trades

Alumni Association 
https://alumni.kpu.ca/