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.

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