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KPU Retiree - Useful Links

A collection of useful links.

External

BC University and College Retiree Association

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 http://web.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 

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/

Pensions

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

Higher Education

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.

Internal - KPU News and Newsletters

KPU – General News Releases and Stories

http://www.kpu.ca/news

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

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

               President’s Report to the Board http://www.kpu.ca/president/reports

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

 

Arts, Faculty of

News     http://www.kpu.ca/arts/news

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

Music Department Events http://www.kpu.ca/arts/music/events

PSYC Dep’t  http://www.kpu.ca/sites/default/files/Faculty%20of%20Arts/Psychology/Psychology_Newsletter_Fall_2015.pdf

Business, School of

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

               Twitter                 https://twitter.com/KPU_business

 

Design, The Wilson School of

               News/Events      http://www.kpu.ca/design/newsroom

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

                

Research and Scholarship

               Publications        http://www.kpu.ca/research/research-publications          

               Current Projects http://www.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      http://www.kpu.ca/science-hort/news

                

Trades and Technology, Faculty of

http://www.kpu.ca/trades

               

Teaching Matters

#4 https://www.kpu.ca/sites/default/files/Teaching%20and%20Learning/INSTL-newsletter_Issue-4_Sep15.pdf

#5 http://www.kpu.ca/sites/default/files/Teaching%20and%20Learning/INSTL-newsletter_Issue-5_Feb16.pdf

#6 http://www.kpu.ca/sites/default/files/Teaching%20and%20Learning/INSTL-newsletter_Issue-6_Aug16.pdf