Key Information Need (KIN) - Kwantlen Polytechnic University - KPU
â€¢ Formed by splitting from Douglas College in 1981
â€¢ Became Kwantlen University College, a degree-granting institution, in 1995
â€¢ Became Kwantlen Polytechnic University in 2008.
Students and faculty
â€¢ More than 19,000 students annually
â€¢ Over 11,000 FTE (Full-time equivalency) students annually
â€¢ More than 1,265 faculty and staff.
January, March, June & August
British Columbia: Richmond, Langley, Surrey & Cloverdale
â€¢ More than 120 diverse programs, including career, vocational trades and technology programs
â€¢ Co-op education opportunities available in many programs
â€¢ Unique programs: The only graphic design for marketing program in Canada; one of the two fashion design degrees in the country; the only undergraduate journalism program in region; the only brewing diploma of its kind in the province.
â€¢ Four modern, high-tech campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Cloverdale and Langley
â€¢ KPU has just over 1 million square feet of buildings
â€¢ KPU at 3 Civic Plaza will be opening in 2017
â€¢ Chip & Shannon Wilson School of Design: A $36-million state-of-the-art facility at KPU Richmond.
â€¢ Learning Centres at Surrey, Richmond and Langley campuses - a to those with mobility and visual impairments
â€¢ All campuses are accessible to those with mobility and visual impairments
â€¢ KPU Fitness Centre provides an on-campus exercise environment as well as fitness classes, drop-in sports, intramurals and more recreation programming
â€¢ Surrey Campus gallery open to public, showcases artwork by students, faculty and other artists
â€¢ Quiet Prayer and Meditation Space at KPU Surrey and KPU Richmond.
â€¢ Universities Canada
â€¢ International Association of Universities
â€¢ BC Association of Institutes and Universities
â€¢ Business Council of BC
â€¢ Post-Secondary Employersâ€™ Association
â€¢ Canada-India Business Council
â€¢ Trades Training Consortium British Columbia
â€¢ Canadian Academic English Language Assessment
â€¢ Vancouver Board of Trade