• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff1001-5000
  • HeadquartersCanada
  • Founded1981

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Established by the government of British Columbia in 1981, Kwantlen, now Kwantlen Polytechnic University, has four campuses located in the Metro Vancouver region of British Columbia. KPU offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations in more than 120 programs. Almost 20,000 students annually attend courses at KPU campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley and Cloverdale Kwantlen Polytechnic University currently offers a range of credentials, many of which are completely unique, to successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. Students have the opportunity to bridge certificate and diploma credentials into bachelor's degrees, creating the option of academic and professional enhancement of applied and technical programs. Programs More than 120 diverse programs, including career, vocational trades and technology programs Co-op education opportunities available in many programs International learning opportunities all over the world through Field Schools, Exchanges, Studies Abroad and International Co-ops, with opportunities available in most program areas 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 History Formed by splitting from Douglas College in 1981 Became Kwantlen University College, a degree-granting institution, in 1995 Became Kwantlen Polytechnic University in 2008 Facilities and Future Plans Four modern, high-tech campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Cloverdale and Langley Highly energy effiecient facilities. From 1994 to 2014, KPU has increased space by 36% while decreasing natural gas use by 3% and electricity by 9% KPU has just over 1 million square feet of buildings KPU at 3 Civic Plaza will be opening in 2017 Chip & Shannon Wilson School of Design: A state-of-the-art facility at KPU Richmond now under construction  
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  • tertiary education
  • development
  • research & development
  • market research
  • urban planning


  • sierra leone
  • canada


  • managerial experience

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  • Canada (headquarters)
  • Surrey
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University 12666 72 Ave Surrey,