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Designapalooza 2015

Organized for students by students. Designapalooza is a cross discipline design competition charrette at Kwantlen University’s Wilson School of Design. The event allows students from seven design programs to meet each other and inspire teamwork between design disciplines.

Designaplooza 2015

GDMA Start Up Event: September 15

We will be having a GDMA Start Up Event on Tuesday, September 15th, 11 am -2pm in Melville Conference Room B on the second floor. Get to know your fellow GDMA students from other years and get the inside scoop on the program.
We have a few announcements to make, and an event planned that should be lots of fun.  It is strongly recommended that you all attend, so save the date!

New Creative Writing Course


Free Resume Review Sessions

Looking for work this summer and need to refresh your resume? Upload it for review by a senior BBA Human Resources peer or drop in to one of our sessions:
Support available on the Richmond Campus on Tuesdays, all day (Rm 1558)

Brillian 2015: Fashion Show Fundraiser

This show is a fundraiser for mental health for St.Paul’s hospital, and has a fashion show component.

A group of 19 KPU fashion design students have been working collaboratively since October 2014 to design and create a collection of clothing.  They are currently working with a professional hair team among others who are aiding to bring their segment of the show together.

The group will be opening the fashion show with the theme of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland!

To find out more about this event you can have a look at the website:

Tickets for the event will go on sale July 6th.  

Wilson School of Design – Special Invitation 


(for KPU Design students only)

The team at KPU Design has embarked on an exciting process to take the Wilson School of Design brand to the next level. Over the coming months, we will work closely with a dynamic team of external branding and communication specialists who will give us a strong and purposeful brand and communications plan and strategy, to take us into the future. A critical part of this process is to connect with all of our stakeholders, with you, our students, being quite possibly the most important group. Read more…

PechaKucha Vol. 3 Surrey | May 28th

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Continuing Studies in Fashion Design

KPU’s Fashion Design and Technology program is offering the following spring courses this month. If you know of anyone interested, please let them know.

Registration is open now. Read more…

Updated – Registration Dates 2015


Salazar Awards | Call for Submissions

The Salazar Awards, presented by GDC/BC and founding sponsor Metropolitan Fine Printers, awards prizes to talented and inspiring students currently enrolled in design programs in BC. We invite students to enter up to 4 completed design project(s). Winners will be announced at the Salazar Awards evening on May 13th, 2015.

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