Kwantlen Polytechnic University

First World War soldier William James Taylor is profiled by his great-grandson, student Connor Mitchell, in the “KPU Remembers” project. This photo of Taylor is from the video Mitchell created to tell the story of his ancestor’s last battle at Mount Sorrel, Ypres, in 1916.

VIDEO: Students’ ‘KPU Remembers’ website shows First World War experiences of Canadian soldiers

In time for Remembrance Day, written reports and ‘excellent’ videos posted to website, instructor says

 

Jean Garnett in her home in Steveston. (Photo: Eseosa Eweka-Valentine)

A talk about TALK: Meet Jean Garnett, a face of Third Age Learning at Kwantlen

‘What I get out of volunteering in terms of learning new things, meeting new people, and the satisfaction of a job well done, more than outweighs the time and effort I put in’

  • Oct 19, 2021

 

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For 50+ adults, Surrey’s fall ‘TALK’ subjects focus on policing, artist Monet and more

The courses are ‘ideal’ for retirees who want to continue learning

 

George and Sylvia Melville have made an historic $8-million donation to Kwantlen Polytechnic University, which has resulted in a name change for its business school. (Photo: KPU)
George and Sylvia Melville have made an historic $8-million donation to Kwantlen Polytechnic University, which has resulted in a name change for its business school. (Photo: KPU)
Kylie Haywood, the creator behind Pete Jeans, with one of her latest designs. She has been thrifting and painting jeans and selling them through her Instagram account, @kphjeans. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey fashion-marketing student’s painted jeans project yields ‘insane’ response

Kylie Haywood, 18, started painting and posting jeans during the COVID-19 pandemic

Kylie Haywood, the creator behind Pete Jeans, with one of her latest designs. She has been thrifting and painting jeans and selling them through her Instagram account, @kphjeans. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
KPU’s Surrey campus. (Now-Leader file photo)

Surrey KPU campus home to new agricultural research centre

Team has worked with companies to ‘help identify bacteria in cows that may lead to health issues’

KPU’s Surrey campus. (Now-Leader file photo)
Kim Baird (left), KPU’s third Chancellor, is fitted for new regalia by designer Sam Stringer. The sleeves feature traditional cedar weaving created by a Tsawwassen First Nation artist. (Photo: flickr.com/photos/kpunews)

PHOTOS: Coast Salish inspiration for new regalia worn by incoming KPU chancellor Baird

‘We wanted to make the regalia look a bit more modern,’ designer Sam Stringer says

Kim Baird (left), KPU’s third Chancellor, is fitted for new regalia by designer Sam Stringer. The sleeves feature traditional cedar weaving created by a Tsawwassen First Nation artist. (Photo: flickr.com/photos/kpunews)
Much of the course work will be offered online for Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University when classes resume next month, with the exception of some programs that will require students, at times, to complete in-class practical work. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University photo)

Fraser Valley universities talk September school start

Masks will be required when physical distance is not an option at TWU and KPU

Much of the course work will be offered online for Trinity Western University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University when classes resume next month, with the exception of some programs that will require students, at times, to complete in-class practical work. (Kwantlen Polytechnic University photo)
South Surrey’s Harriet Ronaghan has been honoured by Kwantlen Polytechnic University. (KPU photo)

South Surrey crash victim honoured by KPU for ‘determination and strength’

Elgin Park Secondary graduate wrote book detailing recovery from 2007 car crash

South Surrey’s Harriet Ronaghan has been honoured by Kwantlen Polytechnic University. (KPU photo)
Image from KPU’s “Tribute to the Spring Class of 2020” video.

Video tribute to KPU’s spring grad class also honours Andrew Petter, Bill Wright

‘We still want to celebrate our graduates, their achievements, and their resilience’

Image from KPU’s “Tribute to the Spring Class of 2020” video.
Nursing students from Lower Mainland universities are volunteering to help health care workers during the pandemic with para-clinical tasks that can include filing paperwork to grocery shopping or childcare. Students from KPU, BCIT, UBC, Douglas College, Langara and Trinity Western University have signed up to help. (Sadaf Fahim/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Lower Mainland nursing students match volunteers with health-care workers

KPU, UBC, BCIT and Douglas College nursing students form COVID response team

Nursing students from Lower Mainland universities are volunteering to help health care workers during the pandemic with para-clinical tasks that can include filing paperwork to grocery shopping or childcare. Students from KPU, BCIT, UBC, Douglas College, Langara and Trinity Western University have signed up to help. (Sadaf Fahim/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in Cloverdale. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in Cloverdale. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
KPU to sanitize surfaces in bid to ward off coronavirus transmission

KPU to sanitize surfaces in bid to ward off coronavirus transmission

Overseas travel to some countries has also been stopped

KPU to sanitize surfaces in bid to ward off coronavirus transmission
Cloverdale Library will host a free teen writing workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 19. (Gift Habeshaw / Unsplash)

Teen writing workshop planned for Cloverdale Library

Free workshop part of library’s teen writing program

Cloverdale Library will host a free teen writing workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 19. (Gift Habeshaw / Unsplash)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University Tech Campus in Cloverdale. (kpu.ca)

Virtual welding, microwave assembly and more at KPU Tech open house

Cloverdale campus to host open house for trades and technology students on Nov. 20

Kwantlen Polytechnic University Tech Campus in Cloverdale. (kpu.ca)
For Youth With Youth will host a consultation on Canada’s new youth policy at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Surrey campus on Saturday, August 25. (Alexis Brown / Unsplash)

Youth-led group to host Surrey consultation on Canada’s new youth policy

For Youth With Youth aims to talk to 100 young people this Saturday, August 25

For Youth With Youth will host a consultation on Canada’s new youth policy at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Surrey campus on Saturday, August 25. (Alexis Brown / Unsplash)
Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology students will learn how to program, operate, troubleshoot and repair technology, such as this robot arm. (Samantha Anderson)

Mechatronics program at Cloverdale’s KPU Tech now open for applications

Students will learn how to operate, diagnose and repair advanced mechatronics equipment

Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology students will learn how to program, operate, troubleshoot and repair technology, such as this robot arm. (Samantha Anderson)
Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology students will learn how to program, operate, troubleshoot and repair technology, such as this robot arm. (Samantha Anderson)

Cloverdale’s KPU Tech campus receives $500,000 to fund trades, tech equipment

Kwantlen Polytechnic University one of 15 post-secondary institutions to receive provincial funding

Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology students will learn how to program, operate, troubleshoot and repair technology, such as this robot arm. (Samantha Anderson)
Horses’ hooves need to be trimmed and cleaned before they can be shod. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Cloverdale’s KPU Tech teaches farriers a century-old craft

Tour Kwantlen’s Farrier Barn, where farrier students learn their hands-on trade

Horses’ hooves need to be trimmed and cleaned before they can be shod. (Grace Kennedy photo)
KPU Instructor David Burns is spearheading a project that would get students into Kwantlen based on portfolios. (Submitted photo)

Portfolios, not grades, will soon get students into Kwantlen Polytechnic University

KPU instructor is working with Surrey School District to spearhead pilot admissions program

KPU Instructor David Burns is spearheading a project that would get students into Kwantlen based on portfolios. (Submitted photo)