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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies

A full circle moment

It was a true full circle moment: seventeen students in Capilano University’s Mountain Bike Operations program learning how to be...

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Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies

What I did this summer

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Summer is a time for relaxation and spending time with family and friends. But, for many students, it’s also a...

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Changemakers, Global & Community Studies, Sustainability

Cycle to the Sacred raises funds for Klabona Keepers

Two recent grads from Capilano University’s Global Stewardship program, Desiree Wallace and Nicole Kilistoff, are making headlines this summer by embarking on a cycling marathon...
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Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Global & Community Studies

Cap mountain bikers share the love

image Thundering along trails on bicycles is second nature to downhill mountain biker Jordan Timmer, 22, and freeride mountain biker Ben Glassen, 25. So when the former Cap Outdoor Recreation Management students were faced with the challenge ...
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Alumni, Global & Community Studies

Caity Basalama: From North Van to East Africa

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The scene opens on the Indian Ocean waterfront, the evening sky growing pinker by the moment. Talking, laughing, traffic and...

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Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Steep, rugged and gnarly

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How did a guy from Switzerland end up in Capilano University’s Mountain Bike Operations program on the Sunshine Coast? Check...

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Community Life, Global & Community Studies

Jaw-dropping views

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The town of Squamish is buzzing today with the opening of the new Sea to Sky Gondola, a spectacular 2,135-metre...

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Changemakers, Global & Community Studies

Tourism student nurtures her roots

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“I grew up in this remote village where there were dirt floors, little transport other than walking, no electricity, very...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies

Deep-sea dream job

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Since a young age Brendan Andresen has loved to explore new places on land and at sea. The idea of...

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Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Dancing among the trees

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As 15 students prepare to graduate from the Mountain Bike Operations program this spring, program coordinator, Lydia Watson, reflects on...

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Changemakers, Global & Community Studies

Global Stewardship 10th anniversary

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“We saw all these kids in high school—often just a single kid—who’d be really involved in trying to make positive...

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Changemakers, Global & Community Studies, Sustainability

Measuring change

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The REC 252: Project Change class is special. It’s designed to build environmental and social awareness and to empower students...

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Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts, Global & Community Studies

When the Villagers Left

image After 10 years in operation, Capilano University’s Community-Based Tourism initiative (CBT Vietnam) and partner, the PATA Foundation, have much to celebrate...
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Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Outdoor Adventure Film Festival

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Take an unforgettable journey through the lush jungles of Mexico, the sandy shores of Bangladesh, and the spectacular natural wonders...

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Community Life, Global & Community Studies

Mountain Bike Week: March 25-29

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As we say goodbye to winter and celebrate the beginning of a new season, Mountain Bike Operations (MBO) students at...

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Global & Community Studies, Sustainability

Use your noodle when it comes to coffee

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For those of you who can’t make it through the day without a cup of Joe, you’ll be seeing a...

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Global & Community Studies, Sustainability

BYOC – Bring your own cup

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Get a 20% discount off reusable mugs at the Capilano University Bookstore from March 11 to April 11. Tourism Management...

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Global & Community Studies

Adventure seekers wanted

A love of the outdoors. A desire to explore remote and exotic locales and cultures. A penchant for thrill-seeking activities....

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies

Man in motion: Kyle Guay’s kinetic energy

Dedicated Cap U teachers, a desire to understand the intricate interactions of the human body, and an elite level athletic...

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Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Never a dull moment

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Soooo…what is a tourism degree? What can you do with it? Do you want to be a travel agent or...

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About Cap, Community Life, Global & Community Studies

Journeys to Jinhua: Cross-Cultural Teaching in China

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In an age of trans-global education, the influx and exodus of both students and teachers has risen dramatically. What contributes...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies

Alumni profile: Andrew Stegemann

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It’s always great to hear what Capilano University alumni are doing after graduation. Check out this great story about Outdoor...

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Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies

Live scuba dive demo

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Ever wondered what it’s like to swim beneath the sea or to see weird and wonderful sea creatures up close...

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Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Student profile: Jihoon Park

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Continuing our series featuring international students, in the spotlight this month is Tourism Management student Jihoon Park from South Korea....

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Global & Community Studies, Student Life

“Look Ma, no hands!”

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Life lessons learned on two wheels. Discover what Mountain Bike Operations student, Joseph Cheong has learned while jetting down trails...

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About Cap, Global & Community Studies

Tourism & Outdoor Recreation Showcase

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From adventure tourism operations and event planning to scuba dive instruction and resort management, careers in tourism and outdoor recreation...

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Alumni, Fun Stuff, Global & Community Studies

Nature harmonies

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Meet Kristen Wozniak. She is an Outdoor Recreation Management diploma grad who has just released an online album of cover...

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Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies

Mermaid in training

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“Being a scuba dive instructor student means that you usually spend more time wet than dry, usually move and function...

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Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Free workouts on Fitness Thursdays

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Re-energize yourself and get in shape for free this term with fitness classes led by students in Capilano U’s School...

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Global & Community Studies, Hot Topics, Student Life

To hell and back

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There is a quote, “Children won’t stop bullying until the adults stop first.” Children in schools see their parents and...

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