Fanny St.Hilaire works inside the greenhouses used as part of KPU’s horticulture program. The program is offered at the Langley campus, which will welcome prospective students at an open house on Sept. 27. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times file photo.

KPU open house happens Sept. 27

Prospective students invited to tour the Langley campus from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) will host its second annual Langley open house later this month, offering visitors a chance to see “where thought meets action.”

KPU’s Langley campus will be a hub of free, family-friendly activities and entertainment on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 3 to 7 p.m.

Guests are invited to tour the campus, enjoy light refreshments, learn more about university programs and student services, watch live entertainment on stage, and enter to win prizes.

“Our annual open house events are always a wonderful chance for us to showcase the unique opportunities students have at KPU. Continuing on the success of our first Langley open house, we’re very excited to again welcome the community to KPU,” said Dr. Alan Davis, president and vice-chancellor.

Wednesdays also see the Langley Community Farmers Market on campus. Guests are invited to come early and browse the market, which runs from noon to 4:30 p.m.

The campus is home to many of the university’s horticulture programs, and features dedicated gardens, greenhouses, an in-ground nursery, and botany lab. KPU Langley also houses an auditorium for students in the music program, nursing and science labs, as well as the popular brew lab, which is open to the public and offers craft beer tastings to those who are 19 years or older.

Registration for the event is encouraged and can be completed online at kpu.ca/openhouse.

The KPU Langley campus is located at 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley. The event is free and open to the public. Event parking is also free. For details, contact the Future Students’ Office at 604-599-3030 or openhouse@kpu.ca.

Just Posted

‘An officer and a gentleman’: Const. John Davidson is laid to rest

Thousands attend memorial service for slain Abbotsford Police officer

Updated: one injured in Saturday crash on 200 Street in Langley Township

Van and SUV collided, causing traffic congestion following late morning accident

Hands-on history during Douglas Day at historic Fort Langley

Satchel and foot stool owned by Sir James Douglas put on display

Douglas Day celebration honours Langley’s pioneers

Theme of 159th anniversary celebration was history of transportation in the region

VIDEO: Rare comic showing Superman’s 1st appearance to be auctioned

The 1938 comic features Superman hoisting a car over his head

Two men charged in Burnaby Starbucks killing

Manslaughter charges approved after man assaulted last summer in what police call targeted attack

Report sets exercise guidelines for young kids, including ‘tummy time’ for babies

Kids aged one to four should get at least three hours of physical activity throughout the day

Stampeders return to Grey Cup with 32-28 win over Edmonton Eskimos

The Stampeders will face the Toronto Argonauts next Sunday in Ottawa for the title

Nebraska approves TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska’s Public Service Commission approved TransCanada’s Keystone XL route in a close vote

5 to start your day

Const. John Davidson laid to rest, parts of Surrey flood and more

Heavy snowfall expected on Coquihalla

Snow forecast for mountain highways

Forecast calls for a snowy Canadian winter

Canadians told to brace for a ‘classic’ Canadian winter with lots of snow

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70th anniversary

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating their platinum wedding anniversary

Most Read