Established in 1981, Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a public university located at British Columbia, Canada. It is the only polytechnic university in Canada. The university has five campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Cloverdale, Whalley, and Langley. Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations for over 120 programs. It is one of the largest higher education institutions with over 20000 students and 1400 faculty members. The university has the strong presence of international student community.
KPU offers a wide range of unique courses under seven various faculties such as Academic and Career Advancement, Arts, Business, Design, Health, Science and Horticulture, and Trades and Technology. Also, the university provides a wide variety of vocational programs in accountancy, engineering, nursing, business administration, architecture, criminology, and medicine for employed persons.
In addition to traditional academics, the university focuses on practical orientated and experimental learning methods such as group projects, presentations, guest speakers, and much more. The university has close association with many industry partners and organisations to ensure the students are well equipped to enter the real workforce.
The university offers a well-maintained environment for its students to learn and enjoy. It has an array of non-academic activities that helps the students to stay healthy and rejuvenated. It provides numerous study facilities to its students such as high-tech labs, studios, classrooms, libraries etc and recreational amenities that includes fitness centre, workout spaces etc.