6 reasons to take the Health Care Assistant program

With an aging population in B.C., there's an increasing demand for health care assistants to help out in hospitals, care facilities, senior homes and as home support.

  • Jan 5

Riding the paralegal boom: Alumnus Yves Moisan

A day in the paralegal life with Capilano University alumnus Yves Moisan.

  • Jan 12

Three siblings, one passion: helping children

Working as a Special Education Assistant is a challenging—and rewarding—job. Sometimes, you literally spend your days running.

  • Feb 3

Advanced Education Minister tours film school

Its a far cry from Abbey Road on a four-track tape, said Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson when he checked out a remixing room...

  • Feb 4

Blues basketball dominate Bearcats and Eagles

The CapU Blues basketball teams travelled to Abbotsford Friday night to take on the CBC Bearcats. Having lost to the Bearcats 76-74 right before the winter break, the women were in tough from the start and couldn't break away in regular time.

  • Feb 9

Blues volleyball weekend recap

The CapU Blues women's volleyball team (11-9) played host to the UFV Cascades (9-11) this past weekend at the Sportsplex.

  • Feb 9

Tourism student steps into world of luxury travel

Nanette Chan spent most of her summer on the phone. It wasnt because she was texting friends or making weekend...

  • Feb 11

Blues basketball split with Island teams

CapU Blues basketball began a five-game home stand this past weekend as they hosted the VIU Mariners on Friday night and the Camosun Chargers on Saturday afternoon.

  • Feb 15

Blues women's volleyball complete weekend sweep of Bearcats

The CapU Blues women's volleyball team (13-9) travelled to Abbotsford this past weekend to take on the CBC Bearcats (4-18). The Blues came away with back-to-back victories to remain in a second-place tie with the Camosun Chargers.

  • Feb 15

7 classes you didn't know you can take at Capilano University

Combine math with art, become more eco-literate, or learn to build a drone via Capilano University's Faculty of Arts & Sciences

  • Feb 16

Carol Gallant: Supporting children in the classroom

You know the old adage that it’s never too late to find your true calling? Carol Gallant is living proof.

  • Feb 17

Blues women's volleyball secure first-round playoff bye

The CapU Blues women's volleyball team (15-9) finished off the regular season on a six-game win streak to secure a first-round playoff bye in this weeks PACWEST Provincial Championships (February 25-27th) in Abbotsford.

  • Feb 22

5 awesome experiences you can only get at Capilano U

Thousands of students choose to study at Capilano University each year due, in part, to its innovative hands-on programs.

  • Feb 24

Capturing real-world experiences on film

Its a win-win-win collaboration: Capilano University School of Motion Picture Arts students team up with the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerces

  • Feb 25

James Shavick: Helping the next generation of talent

For a man who has made his living behind the lens of a camera, James Shavick is surprisingly relaxed in front of one.

  • Feb 26

Blues host Royals in preview of upcoming PACWEST Basketball Championships

In the final night of PACWEST league play, the CapU Blues (15-6) women's basketball team hosted the Douglas College Royals (18-3) at the Sportsplex.

  • Feb 29

Blues women's volleyball win PACWEST bronze medal

For the second straight season, the Capilano Blues are bronze medalists after sweeping the UFV Cascades 25-15, 25-22 and 25-19.

  • Feb 29

From North Vancouver to Inuvik and beyond

Global and Community Studies has embarked on another community-based project, this time in the far reaches of Canada's North. School...

  • Mar 2

CBT Vietnam project garners awards, creates opportunities

You get into some interesting scenarios for sure, says filmmaker Kyle Sandilands, from a remote island in Cambodia via Skype,...

  • Mar 4

Blues Basketball PACWEST Provincial Championship Review

After a long 21-game PACWEST basketball season, regular season results and standings meant very little as the PACWEST Basketball Provincial Championships got underway at Capilano University this past weekend. The women's team entered the tournament as the third overall seed and the men's team went in with a fourth seed.

  • Mar 7

Capilano University Alumni Newsletter - March 15 2016

We are pleased to launch the inaugural issue of Cap It that will bring you news about alumni events and whats currently newsworthy at Capilano.

  • Mar 15

Airstreaming it across North America

If youd told Christopher Winter that upon graduating from Capilano Universitys IDEA School of Design, hed be headed for a...

  • Mar 22

Fifth-year seniors reflect on their careers with the Capilano Blues

"I always relate sports to other activities in life, and if I can overcome a challenge on the field, there's no reason why I shouldn't be able to accomplish anything else..."

  • Mar 29

School of Business wins big

Both the junior and senior teams from Capilano University took first place in the 2016 Western Canadian Business Competition on March 11 to 13.

  • Mar 30

School of Business booming at competitions

In this, the second in our series on Capilano Universitys School of Business successes, students make a Cool Blast in local and international case competitions.

  • Mar 31

Passion for a porpoise

Operation Milagroit means Operation Miracle. It's a fitting name for a critical mission by the ocean conservation group, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

  • Apr 6

April showcases Capilano talent

April at Capilano University is far more than exams and papersit also means being able to take in top quality...

  • Apr 8

Breaking the Barbie mold

At age 26, and wrapping up a Liberal Studies bachelors program at Capilano University, Melanie Leddings career path is wide. More

  • Apr 12

Documenting the future: 10 years of CapU docs

On a dark and rainy January morning in 2006, I boarded a ferry, fresh teaching materials in hand, headed on a mysterious mission...

  • Apr 22

Meet Paul Dangerfield, Capilano U's next president

Paul Dangerfield has had good reason to reflect upon leadership, and what makes organizations excel, over the past few months.

  • Apr 29

Capilano University welcomes new associate vice-president, student success

Capilano University is pleased to announce that Cyndi Banks, PhD, will join the University as the associate vice-president, student success.

  • May 5

Sharing Canada with the world

Capilano University graduate Jiliane Courteau is amazed by how her life has changed in one year. Last spring, Courteau was preparing for a summer co-op placement role in...

  • May 9

Sunshine Coast campus gets new name

"Beautiful," is how shíshálh Nation elder Anne Quinn described her Nation's act of naming Capilano University's Sechelt campus.

  • May 31

Chancellor David Fung keeps on learning

David Fung's mother wanted him to be an architect. But Fung couldn't draw. He dreamt of building bridges, so he studied engineering instead. But rather than focusing on civil engineering, he studied chemical engineering and became a scientist and inventor early in his career.

  • Jun 6

Capilano University awards six distinguished individuals with Alumni Awards of Excellence

The 2016 Alumni Awards of Excellence takes place on June 21 at North Vancouver's Pinnacle Hotel.

  • Jun 15

Shum is king of the animation jungle

Benson Shum first heard about Capilano Universitys 2D Animation diploma on television.

  • Jun 20

Greg Quan hits high note with Magee choir

Capilano University awarded six outstanding alumni, employees and partners with 2016 Alumni Awards of Excellence on June 21, 2016.

  • Jun 22

Wandering mind leads to an honorary degree

As a boy, Mario Hardys wandering mind made school a challenge. More

  • Jun 27