It’s that time of year when we throw open the doors and invite the community to explore Capilano University! Join us at our many open houses and program information meetings this month. Family and friends are welcome. Also this week, be sure to attend Industry Day, a career exploration event where you get the chance to talk to people working in your chosen industry.

  1. Program information meeting & open houses — Want to learn more about programs at Cap? Attend one of the many open houses, general info nights and program information meetings offered throughout the year! Upcoming sessions:
  1. Career workshops — Whether you’re in first year or just about to graduate, be sure to take advantage of the many free workshops offered by Career Services. Check out this week’s workshops and register online:
  • Industry Day – One of the best ways to learn about different industries is to talk with people who already work in it. If you are unsure about what you want to do once you graduate, are torn between a few different industry options, or simply want to practice your networking skills, this event is for you! Thursday, November 3, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Birch cafeteria
  • Networking: The brussels sprouts of a job search – In this workshop, you will learn that networking does not always have to be the awkward, uncomfortable situation that you think it will be. Networking events come in many shapes and forms, but preparing, knowing how to start conversations and what not to do can help you to feel more confident and comfortable. Wednesday, November 2, 11:30 a.m. OR 2:30 p.m., Cedar building, room CE344
  1. Student Success Workshops — This free workshop series offered by Counselling Services and Learning Skills Services is designed to give you the skills and tools to achieve personal and academic success! Check out this week’s workshops:
  1. Study Abroad — Interested in studying abroad, but don’t know where to start? Whether you’re interested in a full term abroad or one of our short-term programs, attend an information session and you’ll learn about where you can go, how much it costs, and how you can apply! Thursday, November 3, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Library building, room LB127
  1. ChatLive — This informal discussion series explores a broad cross-section of provocative ideas and issues drawn from the many different academic disciplines represented on campus. Come meet new people, engage in thought-provoking discussion and eat free pizza! Registration recommended, but drop in’s are welcome! Next session:
  • Howe Sound – Conservation Works! – This week’s discussion is hosted by faculty members from the EarthWorks team. Thursday, November 3, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Library building, room LB188
  1. Capilano University Alumni Association AGM — If you’re a Capilano University alum, please join the Alumni Association at this week’s annual general meeting! Also, be sure to update your contact info. Thursday, November 3, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Kéxwusm-áyakn Student Centre, Library building, room LB196
  1. Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery — Don’t miss this Arts Club on Tour production featuring five actors playing more than 40 comical characters, filling the stage with suspects, allies and heirs. When the wealthy Henry Baskerville is threatened by the fable of a bloodthirsty hound on the moors, Holmes and Watson are on the case to sniff out the culprit. The game’s afoot in this hilarious thriller that’s anything but elementary! Friday, November 4, 8 p.m., BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts

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