Exchange Programs

Capilano University (Canada)

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A few facts

The beauty of Capilano University's campuses and the quality of education offered here attract students from around the world.

CapU enrols approximately 11,600 students each year, 8,300 in for-credit programs and 3,300 in non-credit courses.

The University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. Our campuses are located on the traditional and ancestral territory of the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, Lil'wat and Sechelt (shíshálh) Nations.

 

Mission statement

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.

A student wishing to take a course at Capilano University to transfer back to their home post secondary institution may do so by applying to the University as a visiting student and submitting a Letter of Permission from their home institution to Capilano University.

The Letter of Permission must indicate the course the student is permitted to take at the University and how it will transfer back to the home institution. The Letter of Permission must also specify the term in which the course may be taken.

Official transcripts will be requested of Visiting Students depending on the course taken at the University. Permission to register as a Visiting Student must be approved on a term-by-term basis.