You're ready to step forward, to put your enthusiasm to work and create a future for yourself. The question is, how best to get there? At Kwantlen Polytechnic University, you can achieve real-world success through experiences inside and outside the classroom that join the general and the specialized, the theoretical and the practical, in progress leading to successful careers
We understand that options create opportunities. That's why we go to extraordinary lengths to provide you with a flexible, personalized and relevant education.
A significant factor in your education is the quality and commitment of faculty.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University faculty are not only experts in their fields
, but also passionate professionals
who love to teach—and it shows. Inspiring and challenging learning environments provide opportunities to learn through involvement and experimentation.
Kwantlen's focus is on you — the student.
Our smaller classes and flexible career-focused programs
are in demand. We give you the freedom to decide the timing and pace of your education. We are here to help you succeed.
If you want a successful future, Kwantlen is the university for you. As a Kwantlen graduate, you'll be a highly skilled, confident individual ready to make the most of your education.
Over 200,000 people have chosen Kwantlen. You should too.
Reasons to Choose Kwantlen
An exceptional academic environment
- We are definitively undergraduate: we focus the full measure of our resources on our undergraduate students, whether you are pursuing a degree, diploma, certificate or citation.
- Smaller classes mean a more supportive, intimate learning environment
- We hire faculty who love to teach
Modern high-tech campuses
- We offer 25 student services to help students succeed
- Numerous scholarships and financial awards are available
- Educational Advising to help you choose the program that's best for you
Wide variety of relevant, flexible program offerings
- Up-to-date labs, studios, classrooms and facilities
- Facilities continue to grow: grand opening of the new Cloverdale Trades and Technology Centre in April, 2007
- Surrey expansion projects expanded campus by 42%
Preparation for the work force
- 17 bachelor's degree programs, with more coming
- 80% of all Kwantlen programs bridge into bachelor's degrees
- More than 135 diverse programs — degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations
- Co-op education options allow you to work in a professional capacity, gain industry contacts in your field, before you graduate
- Study abroad opportunities prepare you for work in global marketplace
- Challenging, industry-driven curriculum
- Student Employment Services offers coaching and job-finding resources for graduates, as well for part-time and summer employment
- Athletics and Recreation
- Through the Kwantlen Student Association, students enjoy discounts on tickets from Cineplex Odeon and Famous Player theatres, Whistler/Blackcomb, and PNE and Playland
- We have six varsity athletic teams, with more to come
- Wellness Centre that is open to the public
- Talon Fitness Centre is a dedicated exercise environment
- Surrey Campus gallery showcases artwork by students, faculty and other artists
- Graduates — more than 23,500 in 17 countries — are automatically members of the Kwantlen Alumni Network and have access to:
- Kwantlen Student Association discounts (see Beyond Books, above)
- Alumni Employment services
- Domestic and international travel discounts with an International Youth Travel Card (available for ages 25 and under)
- Professional Kwantlen Alumni Network business cards, using our template, for use in employment interviews and networking