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Community Life, How To, Student Life

Job search strategies: Going beyond the job board

How many times have you applied to numerous jobs online, only to hear nothing back? Online applications are often frustrating...

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Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Tourism student steps into world of luxury travel

Nanette Chan spent most of her summer on the phone. It wasn’t because she was texting friends or making weekend...

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Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Advanced Education Minister tours film school

“It’s a far cry from Abbey Road on a four-track tape,” said Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson when he checked out a remixing room...
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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Student Life

Getting minty at the AMA Case Competition

Under the bright lights in the huge auditorium of Capilano University’s Cedar Building, with three judges sitting in Dragons’ Den formation...
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Applied Smarts, Business & Professional Studies, Hot Topics, Student Life

Business student makes top 5 in AMA sales competition

Growing up listening to shop talk around the dinner table made a strong impression on Capilano U business student Richard...

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About Cap, Applied Smarts, Student Life

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...

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Fun Stuff, How To, Student Life

Gifts of health

Gifts of health are a post-holiday-season life-saver. When everyone has been generally overindulgent and underactive, options that help to get back...

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About Cap, Changemakers, Student Life, Sustainability

Can you say “Eeew-waste”?

What do a milk frother, a personal shaving device, an outdated overhead projector and a satellite receiver have in common?...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Student Life

Amanda J. Vick: Discovering Daughter Culture

Her family led the movement to reclaim traditional Gitxsan land from the Government of Canada in the famous 1997 Delgamuukw...

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Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Tourism serves up backcountry resorts, marine adventures

It’s not a bad way to spend a whole summer: sailing between the Gulf Islands and as far north as...

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How To, Student Life

How to manage your online presence

With the recent surge in use of social media, it is becoming more and more common to hear about people...

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About Cap, Changemakers, Student Life, Sustainability

Chartwells grant to kick start aquaponics on campus

Sometimes, long drives with lots of space for thought can be a good thing. For Tourism Management student Ben Glassen,...

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About Cap, Community Life, Student Life

Employee donors support student success with bursary funding

Capilano University’s Campaign for Student Success is aiming to increase the amount of general bursary funding for Cap U students.
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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Blues Men’s soccer ready to right the ship

The Capilano University Blues Men’s soccer team is looking to reestablish themselves as a legitimate contender after missing the playoffs for a few years. However, the start of the season has not been kind to the Blues, as they’ve struggled out of the gate.
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About Cap, Changemakers, Student Life, Sustainability

Meet the Fall 2015 CapU Works Student Organizers!

If you’re a member of the Capilano U community, you’re probably familiar with the Sustainability initiatives that occur each semester,...

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About Cap, Community Life, Student Life

Indigenizing the academy: elders-in-residence

Did you know that Capilano University has two elders-in-residence who visit campus on a regular basis? Or that one of...

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How To, Student Life

10 ways to look after your health on campus

With the sudden end of our seemingly endless summer, come the longer dark nights and wetter days of autumn. To...

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Community Life, Hot Topics, Student Life

Canada’s national reconciliation: Understand your role

After more than six years of work, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC), recently released its findings.
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Community Life, How To, Student Life

Current, ‘Canadianized’ resumés to get past the robots

Love ‘em or hate ‘em—you’re going to need a resumé to apply for a job, whether it’s part-time work as...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

It’s time to Run (or Walk) Back to Cap

The School of Human Kinetics is again hosting the Back to Cap Run/Walk to be held on September 24, from...

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About Cap, Community Life, Student Life

Food services renovation: Big changes on campus

You know what it’s like: those long lineups at lunch hour when your stomach is growling out loud and you’re...

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How To, Student Life

How to find a job—and love it!

It’s pretty safe to say that most university students have in mind a future that includes a job that fits...

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Fun Stuff, Hot Topics, Student Life

Welcome back from your Capilano Students’ Union!

The Capilano Students’ Union (CSU) has been hard at work this summer creating welcome back events, launching a useful new app and planning multiple campaigns.
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Fun Stuff, Student Life, Sustainability

Challenge yourself to a new sustainability habit

Capilano University’s 30-Day Challenge is launching at the International Student Orientation on September 3 and at the Capilano University Street...

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Hot Topics, How To, Student Life

Get the jump on the fall study season!

The beginning of the school semester is a busy time—one that is especially exciting if it’s your first university experience....

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Hot Topics, How To, Student Life

Six Steps to University Success Workshops

September brings the start of the study season—for first year university students, this means new experiences and fresh opportunities. Gone...

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How To, Student Life, Sustainability

On the cheap on the North Shore

With the start of a new term comes the need for new stuff. Whether you need a new suit of...

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Applied Smarts, Changemakers, Community Life, Student Life

Reckies spark leadership at Sutherland Explorers’ Day

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What does a group of Grade 10 students do with a tarp, a foam pad and a random pile of...

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Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences, Business & Professional Studies, Hot Topics, Student Life

Communication Studies student lands Georgia Straight op-ed

Earlier this year, Kelly Clarkson made a comeback. She produced a powerful album with enough motivational mantras to fill stadiums...

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Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

Score! Students get ‘dream’ practicum with Whitecaps

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A lot of thoughts passed through Nik Tanaskovic’s mind as he prepared for the interview. “This would be huge for...

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