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Tourism Management

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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Global & Community Studies, Hot Topics

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...

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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, Community Life, Global & Community Studies

Christy Dodds leads with co-op education excellence

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Tourism instructor Christy Dodds is a champion of student success through her facilitation of practical industry co-op placements for Capilano University’s Tourism...

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Changemakers

5 awesome experiences you can only get at Capilano University

Thousands of students choose to study at Capilano University each year due, in part, to its innovative hands-on programs. The...

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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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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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Alumni, Business & Professional Studies, Global & Community Studies

Business Alumni Fall Social and CUAA AGM

When the Capilano University Business Alumni Chapter meets for its first fall reunion on Thursday, November 5, members are in for a treat....

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Alumni, Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies

Dave Wooldridge: Outdoor Rec alum steers big canoe venture

When it comes to paddling the canoes that founded the nation of Canada, 35-year-old Capilano University alum Dave Wooldridge wrote...

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Community Life, Fun Stuff, Student Life

This week at Cap: May 11-17

With the campus in bloom it’s the perfect time for a campus walk with friends and colleagues. This week, don’t...

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Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies

Tourism student builds guitar program in Nicaragua

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When Kelly Oswald brought her acoustic guitar on a high school trip to Nicaragua two years ago, she didn’t expect...

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Global & Community Studies, Student Life, Sustainability

Students lend a hand with zero waste education

Have you ever been stumped by the university’s zero waste bins? In the Outdoor Recreation Management program, students from Greig...

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This week at Cap: Apr 7-12

It’s an exciting week for music fans! Free concerts by our talented Jazz Studies grads and faculty members are sure...

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Changemakers, Community Life, Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Three years strong: The story behind the Uncapped Rail Jam

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It’s become as reliable on the North Shore as the return of students from winter break. Each year, on one...

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Alumni, Global & Community Studies, Sustainability

Chris Rhodes: The paddling academic

Ten years ago, Chris Rhodes never imagined he’d be doing a PhD. In fact, nobody did. When an old friend’s...

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Applied Smarts, Global & Community Studies, Student Life

Jen Dale on the value of a tourism education

When people ask me why I study Tourism Management I honestly struggle to give them an answer. How do I...

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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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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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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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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, 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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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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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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Fun Stuff, Student Life

Rails and snow at school? Yes please!

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The magic continues, as the Capilano Students’ Union presents the 2nd annual Uncapped Rail Jam. The event takes place on...

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Community Life, Global & Community Studies, Student Life

LinkBC Student-Industry Rendezvous is January 10

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Tourism students take note. The LinkBC Student-Industry Rendezvous is fast approaching. On the afternoon of Friday, January 10, hundreds of...

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Global & Community Studies, How To

Tips for stress-free holiday travel

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Capilano University tourism instructor, Jen Reilly recently shared these tips for stress-free holiday travel in the North Shore News. Love...

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