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Cap in Photos: November 2017

CapU grad Kaya Dorey is the founder of Novel Supply Co., a conscious apparel line that uses all sustainable fabrics. Dorey was named a "Young Champion of the Earth" by the United Nations...
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Alumni, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts, Student Life

CapU animation grad wins Emmy

It was just another normal work day for CapU animation grad Justin Nichols when he found out he had won an Emmy Award. “I was by myself in my cubicle when I got a call...
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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

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, Hot Topics, Student Life

Welcome graduands and families

Today and tomorrow we celebrate the achievements of the graduating class of 2017 at Convocation. We’re thrilled to welcome students back...

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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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Alumni, Community Life

Discover the benefits of reconnecting with your alma mater

Are you an alumna or alumnus of Capilano University? Now’s a good time to reconnect with your alma mater. The...

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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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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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Community Life, Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Jamie Ferguson: Showing off Canada

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Jamie Ferguson has always been an outdoor adventure enthusiast. So enrolling in Capilano University’s Outdoor Recreation Management diploma straight out...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Arts & Sciences

Christy Brain: Blazing her own trail

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As a highly creative person, Christy Brain loves being able to chart her own course. Realizing she wanted something more...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This Week at Cap: May 16-22

Here’s a snapshot of what’s happening this week at Capilano U!
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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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About Cap, Alumni, Applied Smarts, Changemakers

Call for Nominations: 2016 Alumni Awards of Excellence

Do you know Capilano University alumni who have made remarkable contributions to their professions or communities? Then consider nominating them...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap Nov 2-8

If you’ve ever wanted to go to join the circus or just watch it, this is the week to do...

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Alumni, Community Life, Fine & Applied Arts

Cap grads own the stage in Dracula

Known to many as Hollywood North, Vancouver has long been a flourishing place for the performing arts. As such, Capilano...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts, Hot Topics

Neelamjit Dhillon blends jazz, classical Indian music

When Coquitlam native Neelamjit Dhillon opens for acclaimed South African musician Abdullah Ibrahim on Sunday, June 28 at the TD Vancouver International...

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Alumni, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Convocation 2015 – Storified!

June 1, 2015 – a day to remember for the Capilano community! Three honorary degrees were awarded and over 600...

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Alumni, Fun Stuff, Student Life

Hats off to the Class of 2015

It’s our favourite day of the year! Today we celebrate the achievements of the graduating class of 2015...
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Alumni, How To, Student Life

Advice for the Class of 2015

Convocation isn’t just a celebration of accomplishments. It’s a huge transformational event, in that life from this point forward will...

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Alumni, Community Life, Hot Topics

Nominations open: 2015 Alumni Awards of Excellence

Do you know any talented Capilano University alumni who have made remarkable contributions to their professions or communities? Why not...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Ken Matheson: Former B.C. cop now produces docs

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Twenty years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 20 years as an outdoor guide—then Clearwater, B.C.’s Ken Matheson figured out...

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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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Alumni, Changemakers, Fine & Applied Arts

Disability not a disadvantage at this film camp

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“My friend Donna Langille called me right after graduation and said ‘hey I have this really great idea’ and we...

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Alumni, Business & Professional Studies

Q&A with BBA grad Dennis Pang

Today we’re launching a new series called Home Grown, featuring Q&As with accomplished Capilano U alumni. First up is Dennis...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

Look who’s on the cover of JazzTimes this month

“I’m a trumpalist! I play vocalet!” says Bria Skonberg in a recent article in the September issue of JazzTimes magazine, where...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Fine & Applied Arts

IDEA students take flight at local firm

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Fresh out of Cap’s Illustration/Design: Elements & Applications (IDEA) program, Caitlyn Neufeld and Kira Campbell scored jobs at East Vancouver’s...

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Alumni, Student Life

If I were to start university now

We take great pride in the success of our alumni. Capilano U grads are creators and explorers, entrepreneurs and innovators,...

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