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Press conferences, placards and the plebiscite

Establishing Capilano College on the North Shore was a community effort that corralled politicians, men, women and girls.

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Press conferences, placards and the plebiscite

Establishing Capilano College on the North Shore was a community effort that corralled politicians, men, women and girls.

Stay in Touch

A call to all CapU contacts to update your information. We want to keep you posted on activities, events and stories.

Media Releases

September 20, 2018

Neptune Terminals to provide $10,000 in matching funds for the creation of an endowment bursary for Aboriginal students

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. September 20, 2018 – Neptune Terminals recently announced $10,000 in matching funds to create an endowment to fund a bursary for Aboriginal students at Capilano University. Neptune Terminals’ President Claus Thornberg announced the gift at the University’s 50th birthday bash on September 10, 2018.

September 14, 2018

Capilano University invites everyone to celebrate its 50th anniversary at CapFest, September 22, 2018

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. September 14, 2018 – Capilano University is celebrating 50 years on the North Shore with CapFest, a massive party that’s open to all.

Live music, more than a dozen food trucks and a family-friendly beer garden will have the North Vancouver campus buzzing even more than it does on the first week of classes. Revellers can hop to the west coast pop stylings of Juno-nominated band Hey Ocean!, jump around to the explosive energy of Five Alarm Funk and bop to Company B Jazz Band. Many of the artists are CapU alumni.

September 10, 2018

Hey Ocean! to headline CapFest

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. September 10, 2018 – Capilano University is excited to announce that Juno-nominated pop trio Hey Ocean! will headline its 50th anniversary celebration, CapFest, on Saturday, September 22.

Fresh from playing the Skookum Festival in Vancouver and the Rifflandia music festival in Victoria, Hey Ocean! will close out CapFest with their signature west coast pop.

September 4, 2018

Capilano University seeks mural artists on the Sunshine Coast

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. September 4, 2018 – Capilano University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. As one of its commemorative activities, the University has teamed up with the Vancouver Mural Festival to transform the main east-facing exterior wall of kálax-ay, the Sunshine Coast campus, into a full-colour painted mural. The mural will welcome students and the community to the Sunshine Coast campus and serve as a lasting legacy of the University’s 50th anniversary.

August 17, 2018

Mural artists selected to beautify Capilano University

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. August 17, 2018 – Four current Capilano University IDEA School of Design students are among a diverse group of artists selected to beautify Capilano University’s North Vancouver campus with murals commemorating the University’s 50th anniversary.

February 28, 2018

The community approved a college on the North Shore 50 years ago

NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. – Community captains, committees and a White Spot parking lot led to the establishment Capilano University.

March 7, 2018 marks 50 years since a plebiscite passed to establish a college on the North Shore. The proposed college would cost taxpayers in West Vancouver and North Vancouver $7 a year on a home valued at $25,000(!); in the Sechelt and Howe Sound areas, it was approximately $4 a year.

e-Bulletin

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September 12, 2018

CapU50 bulletin: Murals, music and food

July 10, 2018

CapU50 bulletin: Our roots, our journey, our future

May 5, 2018

CapU50 bulletin: A sneak peek at CapFest

March 7, 2018

We’re 50! Celebrate with us

e-Bulletin

You’re an important part of the CapU community and we want to keep you up to date on our 50th anniversary.
Sign up to receive our e-bulletin and learn more about the activities and events we have planned.

July 10, 2018

CapU50 bulletin: Our roots, our journey, our future

May 3, 2018

CapU50 bulletin: A sneak peek at CapFest

March 7, 2018

We’re 50! Celebrate with us

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