Capilano University

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Capilano University
Capilano University
Capilano University is a teaching-focused university offering a wide range of programs and services that enable students to succeed in their current studies, in their ongoing education, in their chosen careers, in their lifelong pursuit of knowledge and in their contribution as responsible citizens in a rapidly changing and diverse global community.

It has earned an international reputation for quality teaching, programs and services, striving to instill the knowledge, skills, motivation and attitudes that will enable students to become independent thinkers and learners, and to contribute effectively in a rapidly changing world.

The main campus is in North Vancouver, located in a natural environment on the slopes of the North Shore and only a 20-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. The beauty of the campus and the quality of education attract students from around the world. Once there, they are safe, comfortable and challenged, and find the individual attention that can make a difference to their achievements.

Standout programs

  • Design in Visual Communication
  • Motion Picture Arts  
  • Tourism Management 


Capilano University scholarships, bursaries and awards recognise excellence in scholastic, athletic and artistic achievement, as well as demonstrated commitment to community involvement and leadership endeavours. They can also help reduce financial barriers to pursuing post-secondary education. Capilano offers a variety of scholarships to international students.

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