Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Established by the government of British Columbia in 1981, Kwantlen has four campuses located in the Metro Vancouver region of British Columbia. The university offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations in more than 120 programs, and almost 20,000 students annually attend courses at its 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.

As Canada's only polytechnic university, Kwantlen focuses on hands-on skills, in addition to traditional academics. Your education will go beyond books, with experiential learning opportunities such as group projects, presentations, guest speakers and more. Kwantlen works closely with industry partners and organisations to ensure graduates are well prepared to enter the workforce.

Standout programs

  • Design, Fashion and Technology
  • Business Administration in Human Resources
  • Product Design
  • Visual Arts


Students who are being admitted to Kwantlen Polytechnic University for the first time in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 are invited to apply for entrance scholarships and awards. Applicants will be short-listed and ranked by the Scholarships & Awards Selection Committee, based on the criteria of each award.


Payment is subject to admission and confirmation of enrolment (minimum 12 credits per semester) and final marks of eligible candidates, prior to the disbursement of the award.

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