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.

KPURA has a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/KPURA

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/

               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/