Jumping into entrepreneurship with both feet

Capilano University Business and IDEA graduates collaborate on a new business that takes weatherproof gear to the next level.

  • Jan 12

CAPUMA team head to finals

Pauntehah Poursaba couldn't believe it when she received a phone call from the American Marketing Association last Friday letting her know the case competition team from Capilano University is a finalist in the American Marketing Association's 39th International Collegiate Conference, in New Orleans, March 16 to 18, 2017.

  • Jan 26

The School of STEM opens its doors February 2

Are you passionate about protecting our environment and diverse species? Do you enjoy building things and solving problems? More

  • Jan 27

Let your career take you places

From five-star beachfront hotels to world-class ski resorts, the tourism industry offers exciting opportunities to build a career in places the rest of the world dreams of vacationing.

  • Feb 6

Capilano University Named Canada's 21st Fairtrade Campus

Capilano University and Chartwells hosted a celebration of food services Fairtrade designation on February 7, 2017. Having our University designated as a Fairtrade Campus fully aligns with our vision for CapU.

  • Feb 7

Get behind the scenes at Capilano Us Centre for Film and Animation

Are you looking for a change in career? Do you picture yourself working in the film or animation industry? If your answer is yes, then you should check out Capilano Universitys Bosa Centre for Film and Animationopen houseon Saturday, February 25.

  • Feb 22

Seven Capilano University alumni up for Juno Awards (plus two instructors)

Seven Capilano University jazz alumni and two faculty members have been nominated for 2017 Juno Awards.

  • Feb 24

Wendy Cheung shows us the difference a little support makes

Wendy Cheung is a creator. Starting out her career as a musical composer, she has used her creativity and passion for music to develop a multi-faceted and award-winning career in both business and the arts.

  • Mar 2

Capilano University and the Carnegie Community Centre

The Learning Centre celebrated its 33rd anniversary earlier this month with its educational partner of 20 years, Capilano University.

  • Mar 2

Capilano finishes season with silver medal

With a gold medal and a berth at CCAA Nationals on the line, the Capilano University Blues fell behind the Douglas College Royals in the second quarter of Saturday's PACWEST Provincial final and couldn't claw their way back, falling 70-63 and ending their season with a silver medal.

  • Mar 5

Silver medal for Cap at Provincials

The Capilano Blues hung tough with the province's top team in Saturday's PACWEST Provincial Final, but the Vancouver Island University Mariners proved too much to handle in the second half.

  • Mar 5

CapU animation grad wins Oscar for Zootopia

Capilano University grad Benson Shum has won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature as part of the animation team of Disney’s Zootopia.

  • Mar 7

International Women's Day

Message from Paul Dangerfield, President of Capilano University

  • Mar 8

CapU Mobile Safety App

The CapUSafe app is free and recommended for CapU students, employees and campus visitors.

  • Mar 15

CapU teams win the Western Canadian Business Competition for the third year in a row

Both CapU's junior and senior teams won the Western Canadian Business Competition in Kelowna, March 10 to 12, 2017.

  • Mar 17

Cap Creative Writing instructor Ryan Knighton talks at NASA

Screenwriter, memoirist, and travel writer Ryan Knighton has been invited to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre in Greenbelt, Maryland where he'll deliver a keynote at Goddard's Exploring Leadership Colloquium.

  • Mar 21

Capilano University makes a name for itself at the American Marketing Association's 39th International Collegiate Conference

A team from Capilano University won second place at the American Marketing Association's 39th International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans.

  • Mar 23

Capilano U Wins PACWEST Founders Cup

Thanks to five teams winning medals this past season, the Capilano University Blues have won the PACWEST Founder's Cup for 2016-17—an award given annually to the most-improved athletic program in the conference.

  • Mar 24

From Jazz Studies to the Junos

That seven CapU alumni and two instructors are nominated for Juno Awards is music to Jared Burrows's ears.

  • Mar 27

Cap honoured among best on North Shore

The Capilano University Blues were big winners at the 18th annual North Shore Sports Awards on Tuesday night, as CapU was recognized for both recent and long-standing success across the North Shore sports community.

  • Mar 29

Best at Westerns

How would you handle a government-forced breakup of a conglomerate over eight years? That's something second-, third- and fourth-year students from Capilano University's School of Business have been strategizing about for months.

  • Mar 29

You can't buy this brand of dedication

When Pauntehah Poursaba joined Capilano University's marketing case team this fall, she had no idea what she was in for.

  • Apr 3

25th Annual Athletic Banquet

Following a successful 2016-17 varsity season, Capilano University held their 25th Annual Athletic Banquet on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Seymour Golf & Country Club in North Vancouver.

  • Apr 4

Farhan Mohamed: Turning a side job into a media powerhouse

One of Capilano's own, Farhan Mohamed recently made Vancouver Magazine's Power 50 list.

  • Apr 4

What makes a website stand out for you?

We want to hear what you think about capilanou.ca (and we'll pay you for your time!)

  • Apr 26

Education in women's prison supports positive social change

Every month, Capilano University School of Business instructor Leighan Crowe drives the three-hour round trip from the North Shore to Abbotsford's Fraser Valley Correctional Institute (FVI). The correctional facility is one of six federal correction institutions for women in Canada.

  • May 4

Six New Faces To Join CapU Women's Basketball Team

After finishing the regular season atop the conference standings and winning silver at the PACWEST Provincials for the second-straight season, the Capilano Blues women's basketball team is excited to announce the addition of six new players.

  • May 5

Young Talent Joins Capilano University Men's Basketball in 2017-18

On the heels of winning a silver medal at the PACWEST Provincials, the Capilano University men's basketball team has added an abundance of young talent to keep the Blues competitive in 2017-18 and beyond.

  • May 10

PATA way to go

Capilano University's School of Tourism Management recently launched Canada's first student chapter of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).

  • May 10

Second-year CapU student has film at Cannes

The work of second-year School of Motion Picture Arts student Malibu Taetz will be showcased at the Cannes Film Festival. More

  • May 17

Chris Van Dyck: Mentoring the next generation of filmmakers

As Vancouver's film industry grows, so does the city's reputation for producing outstanding digital visual effects.

  • Jun 2

Capilano University announces plans to create student residences

Capilano University is pleased to announce that planning and preparations are underway to introduce its first phase of student accommodations.

  • Jun 2

Welcome graduands and families

Today and tomorrow we celebrate the achievements of the graduating class of 2017 at Convocation.

  • Jun 5

Three former Blues inducted into CCAA Hall of Fame

Two former Capilano Blues coaches who won multiple national championships and one former player who was a three-time All-Canadian were inducted into the CCAA Hall of Fame on Tuesday night in Abbotsford.

  • Jun 7

Sherryl Sewepagaham understands the power of music

She's sung for the Queen and the Dalai Lama and been nominated for a Juno Award. Sherryl Sewepagaham's latest achievement is receiving a Bachelor of Music Therapy degree from Capilano University, June 5, 2017.

  • Jun 9

CapU: Get the inside scoop!

We are hosting a range of info sessions, tours and more to get you set up for success at Capilano University!

  • Jun 14

Selina August: A voice for her people

Selina August began her career at Vancouver's office of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, travelling widely to serve the needs of British Columbia's 198 First Nations.

  • Jun 16

From stay-at-home mom to education assistant

You're never too old to go back to school, says Carolynn Browton, a stay-at-home mom who enrolled in the Education Assistant program at kálax-ay the Sunshine Coast Campus of Capilano University at age 48.

  • Jun 16

Rick Celebrini: from punk kid to PhD

Rick Celebrini would have never imagined in 1985 when he began playing soccer and studying Arts & Sciences at Capilano then-college that three decades later, he'd receive an honorary doctorate degree from the University.

  • Jun 19

Amanda Vick is using her voice

Amanda Vick initially found it difficult as an Indigenous student at Capilano University.

  • Jun 20

The Honorable Steven Point: An advocate for Aboriginal people

The Honorable Steven Point, a provincial court judge, former lieutenant governor of B.C. and an advocate for Aboriginal rights, is a recipient of a 2017 honorary degree from Capilano University.

  • Jun 23

Capilano University introduces University One for Aboriginal Learners

Capilano University is pleased to announce the introduction of University One for Aboriginal Learners. This unique 8-month program will be offered for the first time in the 2017–2018 academic year and is designed for students of Aboriginal, Métis and Inuit ancestry intent on pursuing a post-secondary education.

  • Aug 8

Christian Steckler: Leaving a Legacy

As Capilano University instructor Christian Steckler retires this year, he's leaving an important legacy.

  • Aug 22

Chef in Residence prepares to welcome students

CapU Residence students can expect a great dining experience when they arrive at their home away from home on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Chef Andrew Chan is getting ready to serve meals that have a home-cooked feel.

  • Aug 31

Welcome to Capilano U

Whether youre new to Capilano University or returning to continue your studies, welcome to Capilano U! We hope youve had a great summer and look forward to meeting all of you!

  • Sep 5

CIE welcomes more than 400 new international students

The weather forecast was in our favour — not too hot, not too cold — perfect for our Fall New International Student Orientation event.

  • Sep 8

Capilano University and Woodbridge Northwest partner for student housing

CapU is pleased to announce that discussions are underway with Woodbridge Northwest to deliver purpose-built, on-campus, student housing.

  • Sep 11

Blues Battle Back for Draw in Opener

After battling back in the second half to draw even with the Langara College Falcons, the Capilano University Blues were unable to break the 1-1 deadlock – earning a draw in their PACWEST season opener on Sunday afternoon at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex.

  • Sep 12

Jacksons Hat Trick Powers Cap in Opener

The Capilano University Blues men's soccer team and their leading scorer picked up right where they left off from last season, as Keith Jackson recorded a hat trick to lead the Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Langara College Falcons on Sunday afternoon.

  • Sep 12

Capilano University training health professionals in rural and remote First Nations communities

A lack of accessible services is too often the reality for residents of northern and rural First Nations communities.

  • Sep 14

20 CapU student-athletes named National Scholars

The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) has announced the 2016-17 list of CCAA National Scholars, and 20 Capilano University Blues student-athlete have won the prestigious award.

  • Sep 18

Making a difference as a care aide

Everyone deserves respect and dignity, says Joao Santos.

  • Sep 19

CapU animation grad wins Emmy

As Vancouver's film industry grows, so does the city's reputation for producing outstanding digital visual effects.

  • Oct 10

Capilano University logo story honoured by the Canadian Association of Communicators in Education

Capilano University received a Coup de Coeur Award from the Canadian Association of Communicators in Education at its annual awards ceremony.

  • Oct 10

Jackson wins Player of the Year; Dailly named top coach

Four members of the Capilano University Blues mens soccer team received accolades from the PACWEST on Wednesday, including a pair who took home two of the conferences top awards.

  • Oct 25

Ye named Rookie of the Year; Babinski and Ye are All-Stars

A pair of rookies from the Capilano University women's soccer team received conference honours from the PACWEST on Thursday afternoon.

  • Oct 26

CapU men's soccer wins bronze

Vancouver Island University Mariners 5-1 and finish their season with a bronze medal.

  • Oct 29

CapU women's soccer wins silver at Provincials

After 120 minutes of tense, scoreless action it took penalty kicks to decide the 2017 PACWEST women's soccer final, and after five rounds the Capilano University Blues fell to the Douglas College Royals to end their season with a silver medal.

  • Oct 29

Sunshine Coast - Share your education insights with Capilano University

Kálax-ay, the Sunshine Coast campus of Capilano University, is working with Southcott Strategy and undertaking research and consultation to gain valuable insights regarding the current and future educational needs of Sunshine Coast residents.

  • Nov 7

Jasleen and Maple

Jasleen Kaur is amazed the path she's on now is so different from the one she anticipated when she studied film at Capilano University.

  • Nov 15