Kwantlen open house

January 13, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Kwantlen Polytechnic University will showcase all 135 of its programs at the Big Big Open House, on the Surrey campus on Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

The open house will feature campus tours, information displays, workshops, games, food and prizes. More information is available by emailing

Federal government crisis subject for forum

December 5, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Political Science department is taking on the federal government crisis.

Parliament has just been prorogued and a coaltion stands poised to unseat the government, when Parliament resumes in January. Members of the political science department will make presentations and hold a discussion session on the situation on Monday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in room 1205A of Building G on the Surrey campus.

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

November 27, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

The Kwantlen Faculty Association will hold memorial events on Dec. 4 and 5 at noon to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre, and the continuing issue of violence against women. 

The remembrance ceremonies will be held at noon on Dec. 4 outside the cafeteria on the Cloverdale campus, and at noon on Dec. 5 in the rotunda of the Richmond campus, in the Building G courtyard in Surrey and by the bookstore at the Langley campus.

A Halloween treat

October 31, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Chronicle reporters Amy Reid and Cori Alfreds walked a block from Kwantlen’s Surrey campus and got in the mood for Halloween, with a visit to Potters House of Horrors. Their video, featuring some truly terrifying scenes to get you in the mood for this evening:

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Eco club shows free movie Thursday

October 14, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

Garbage Warrior!, the movie that won the Audience Award at last year’s Vancouver International Film Festival, will be shown Thursday, Oct. 16, in room 2550A at the Richmond campus.

Garbage Warrior! is a documentary about the work of radical eco-architect Michael Reynolds and his efforts to build off-grid self-sufficient communities.

The free screening is courtesy of SAFE, the Kwantlen students’ environmental club.

Richmond, Surrey drivers get vandalism warning

October 6, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

This just in from campus security:

The Surrey and Richmond campuses have seen a number of instances of vandalism to cars over the past few days. Security was informed immediately and has increased patrols at both campuses.

If you see unusual or suspicious behavior in the parking lots, contact Security immediately.

Cloverdale: 604.598.6076
Langley: 604.599.3276
Newton: 604.599.2976
Richmond: 604.599.2676
Surrey: 604.599.2076

Webcasting the inauguration

October 1, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

As the official ceremonies for the inauguration of Kwantlen Polytechnic University roll-outs Friday, some folks may be able to watch it on their computer.

The university is webcasting Friday’s ceremonies. According to the web:

Please note that web server space is somewhat limited. Access is on a first-come, first-served basis. This webcast is designed to work in Internet Explorer.

You can find details about the inauguration ceremony and related events here.

(Note: We fixed up the grammar a little in the quote from the web page.)

Optimized for iPhone, iTouch (update)

September 23, 2008 by · 3 Comments 

If everything has gone according to plan, this site should now be optimized for viewing on an iPhone or iPod Touch. We don’t know for sure, though, because the editor has misplaced his iPod Touch and can’t test it.

Update: The editor found his iPod Touch and the new feature works fine. You don’t have do anything special: the WordPress plugin detects someone browsing via an iPhone and sends an optimized version of the site.

Want to work on the border?

September 12, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is out to recruit Student Border Service Officers. Students with at least two years of full-time accredited post-secondary and who have been full-time are eligible for the positions.

The CBSA will have information tables on campus at Kwantlen Tuesday, Sept. 16, at in the Richmond campus rotunda, and the following day on the second floor of Building B at Surrey, from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. both days.

More information about Student Border Services Officers is available from the CSBA website.

Setting the table

September 1, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

The Canadian Chinese Table Tennis Federation is coming Kwantlen, hosting a tourney Sept. 20 and the invitation has gone out to students and employees to form a team and get in on the action. E-mail Xing Liu or Hasan Pasha for details.

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