Indigenizing the academy

A member of the Stó:lō Nation, Capilano University’s Indigenous faculty advisor, David Kirk, was one of the only Indigenous students in his school in Burnaby where he was often bullied, and eventually dropped out of school.

Honouring CapU history through design

The challenge was to design a poster commemorating CapU’s 50th anniversary and third-year Bachelor of Design student Brynn Staples didn’t hesitate to dive in.

Books and bras

Tia Strachan was 31 and married with three kids when she enrolled in a special two-semester General Studies Program at Capilano then-College in 1971.

Carbon Neutral

Capilano University first became carbon neutral in 2010 and has continued to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions ever since.

EarthWorks: Inspiring Change

Capilano University’s public lecture, film and event series that explores environmental issues from a multidisciplinary perspective.