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Shannon Colin

Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

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...
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About Cap, Community Life, Hot Topics

Better together

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In the spirit of Truth and Reconciliation, an historic agreement was signed between the shíshálh Nation and Capilano University, September...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Education, Health & Human Development

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...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Education, Health & Human Development

Making a difference as a care aide

“Everyone deserves respect and dignity,” says Joao Santos. A recent graduate of Capilano University’s Health Care Assistant (HCA) program on...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Welcome to Capilano U

Whether you’re new to Capilano University or returning to continue your studies, welcome to Capilano U! We hope you’ve had...

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Cap in Photos, Community Life, Fun Stuff, Portfolio, Student Life

Cap in Photos: July-August 2017

Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus life. Each gallery will feature...
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Cap in Photos, Community Life, Fun Stuff, Portfolio, Student Life

Cap in Photos: June 2017

Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus events. Each gallery will feature...
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Alumni, Changemakers

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...
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Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Changemakers

Amanda Vick is using her voice

Amanda Vick initially found it difficult as an Indigenous student at Capilano University. “I struggled with my identity as an...

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Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Changemakers

Rick Celebrini: from punk kid to PhD

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Rick Celebrini would have never imagined in 1985 when he began playing soccer and studying Arts & Sciences at Capilano...

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Alumni, Arts & Sciences, Business & Professional Studies, Changemakers

Selina August: A voice for her people

Selina August, a shíshálh Nation councillor, poses for a portrait after a round of negotiations as part of the Day...

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Alumni, Business & Professional Studies

David Goelst just can’t get enough

David Goelst graduated with a General Studies diploma from Capilano University on June 5, 2017 – at the age of...

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Alumni, Changemakers, Education, Health & Human Development

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...

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Alumni, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts

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. With more than 60...

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Cap in Photos, Community Life, Fun Stuff, Portfolio, Student Life

Cap in Photos: May 2017

Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus events. Each gallery will feature...
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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Second-year CapU student has film at Cannes

The work of second-year School of Motion Picture Arts student Malibu Taetz will be showcased in the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival...
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Changemakers, Education, Health & Human Development

CapU students bake for change

For five Mondays this past term, students from Capilano University’s Education and Employment Access program raised funds for Indian families...

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Business & Professional Studies, Changemakers

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).
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Cap in Photos, Community Life, Fun Stuff, Portfolio, Student Life

Cap in Photos: April 2017

Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus events, published on the first Monday of each month...
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Alumni, Global & Community Studies

Climbing Aconcagua

gallery Hedieh Bagheri, a student in the School of Tourism Management, recently became the first Iranian woman to summit Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Americas...
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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies

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. Mohamed is one of the founders and co-owners of Daily Hive...
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Cap in Photos, Community Life, Fun Stuff, Portfolio

Cap in Photos: March 2017

Today we introduce a new feature of Your Daily Cap! Cap in Photos is a monthly retrospective of campus events...
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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

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....

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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

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...
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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

From Jazz Studies to the Junos

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

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Alumni, Arts & Sciences

Alison Borden: Creating a positive learning environment

In high school, Alison Borden tutored peers and younger students. She considered a career in teaching but ultimately decided the general classroom setting wasn’t for her...
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Alumni, Education, Health & Human Development

Sarah Oosterom: Turning inspiration into a career

For Capilano University graduate Sarah Oosterom, an experience with a loved one’s illness sparked a passion for helping others. Sarah...

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Alumni, Fine & Applied Arts

Cap U 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...
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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Ben Parker: Inspiring the next generation of musicians

Ben Parker has come a long way since tapping on pots and pans in his room in Red Deer, Alberta...
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Fine & Applied Arts

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...
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