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3D Printing Club

Working in partnership with the Capilano Engineering Department, the 3D Printing Club aims to provide students with access to the school’s 3D Printers. Our goal is to educate the student body on the breakthrough technology of 3D printing. For more information, please visit our websiteLiaisons: Charmaine Neufeld and Ellison Tong

African-Caribbean Club

The African-Caribbean Club aims to create dialogue around intercultural histories, relationships, and current events on campus. We work to initiate and maintain fellowship between students interested in the African and Caribbean cultural heritage and students of African and Caribbean descent. Liaisons: Arlette Akayezu and Sina Yetbarek

Anime Club

The Anime Club seeks to introduce and analyze the intricate and complex story-telling, refined and masterfully crafted art of animation. Liaison: Brett Davidson

Arabic Cultural Students Associations Club

The Arabic Cultural Students Associations Club will provide a friendly accommodation to all new and current Arabic students to connect with each other and Capilano U community. This will give them opportunity for all to have leadership experience with the association. Liaison: Ahmed Alghamdi

Association of Latin American Students

The mission statement of the Association of Latin Students is to target the Hispanic student and engage them into the CapU community: proportioning an embracing environment. Whoever wants to join either to get to know the culture, practice Spanish, or to know people (or other who are welcome to join). LiaisonNicole Cousin

Bee Club

The Capilano University Bee Club is a club dedicated to the construction of a CapU mason bee and honey bee colony, and to raising awareness about the bee issue that we are facing today (ie: bee colonies dying due to the use of pesticides, etc.). We hope to get people to understand the true threat that the endangerment of bees has on our economy, our environment, and our future. Liaison: Owen Sigurdsson

Capilano Entrepreneurship Club

The Capilano Entrepreneurship Club is a team of entrepreneurs and visionary people that wants to aggregate knowledge to new entrepreneurs in Vancouver. Our goals are:

1- Organize Entrepreneur Events;
2- Organize groups to participate of entrepreneur events outside Capilano;
3- Bring successful entrepreneurs to the university in order to aggregate knowledge to people that want to open new businesses;
4- Help new entrepreneurs to make market analysis through discussions and debates;
5- Facilitate people who needs information and help to open a business in Vancouver.

New members are welcome independent of having Business Ideas in mind or not. If you are just interest in learning more about the topic, if you want to open a new Business in Vancouver and have many questions and doubts, if you already have a Business and want to share experience, this is the right Club. We are here to create a large network that will help people to achieve their goals. Liaison: Andre Montenegro Attias

Capilano Billiards Club

The Capilano Billiards Club aims to teach the game, hone skills, and promote the tradition of university students playing pool. Liasion: George Quintero

Chess Club

Our purpose is to inspire an grow the skills pertinent to and the love of chess. Our aim is to have weekly meetings, bring in speakers and play movies in the CSU while playing and improving chess games! Liaison: Jazica Chan

Chinese Students Scholar Association

The Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) is the official organization for overseas Chinese students and scholars registered in Capilano University. CSSA is mostly responsible for helping away-from-home Chinese in their life, study, work, and other issues. CSSA also serves as a bridge between the Chinese and other communities, spreading Chinese culture. Liaison: Lydia Zhang

Climbing Club

There’s a beautiful new climbing gym just 25 minutes away from campus. Let’s socialize, exercise, and problem-solve together, through climbing! LiaisonJess Pollard

Early Childhood Care and Education Club

Working alongside the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) department we aim to build a supportive community of people who share a passion for working with children, while providing a space for dialogue on matters and issues regarding early childhood and education. As a club we engage in a variety of activities that help bring us together and strengthening our connection to our professional, educational and collective community. If you are interested in early childhood or joining the club please visit our active Facebook page at CapilanoU ECCE Club. Liaisons: Katelyn McLellan and Natalie McTavish

Eastern Civilization Club

Networking, Culture learning, Cuisines, Traveling, Planning future career in Asia, Hangout, Exploring Vancouver. Sounds interesting?

Ranging from religions, languages, music to films, each week this club aims to present you some in-depth understandings of Eastern cultures provided by people from the region. We will also take advantage of the cultural diversity of Vancouver by exploring a handful of good restaurants of Eastern food twice a month on weekends (i.e. Corner 23, Vij’s, and other well-rated restaurants on Yelp). Liaison: Hank Chan. Website.

Enactus Capilano

Enactus Capilano strives to provide the support and opportunity to create and foster sustainable programs that benefit the community by identifying social, economic, and environmental needs. Liaison: Betty Huang

Capilano English Corner

The Capilano English Corner seeks to provide a space that facilitates the building of friendships through practicing conversational English and the exchanging of cultures. Our aim is to foster mutual support for both domestic and international students through Colibri guided conversations by engaging in various topics for community building, the creation of culturally rich presentations, and social events (i.e. potlucks, games, movies). All are welcome, and due to the diversity of the participants, will have new insights to share and gain. Liaison: Dina Majidi

Exercise is Medicine Club

It is the mission of the Exercise is Medicine Club to create connections between the medical community, HKIN students, exercise professionals, and the general public to encourage physical activity as a means to benefit general health and combat chronic disease. Liaison: Deb Burian

French Club

A friendly environment in which we can practice speaking French. Liaison: Sania Tahermaram. Website.

Gaming Club

Our aim is to provide Capilano University students with a variety of gaming-related events, allowing students to socialize with the community and to play their favorite games. What types of games will we play? Board games, video games, card games, miniatures games, and role-playing games. What do you want to try? Let us know, we are always down for a new game. LiaisonNicholas Martinez


To provide a space for politically minded and environmentally conscious students of Capilano University that identify with the goals and values of the Green Party of Canada to meet, work, and socialize. Liaison: Nadia Saliba

Heartbeat Club

The objectives of this group are as follows:
1. To increase awareness of fetal development and contemporary bioethical issues
2. To provide information on positive alternatives to abortion
3. To generate support for women facing untimely pregnancies and/or those who have had abortions and to provide information on services available

We desire to be a helping hand for women who are facing crisis pregnancies. We want to aid and educate university students on this culturally relevant issue. Liaison: Ashley Bulthuis

Human Kinetics Student Council

The mission of the Human Kinetics Student Council is to enhance the school experience for students within the faculty by planning scholarly and social events, promoting on campus health and fitness, and creating relationships with the community to provide volunteer opportunities and career experience. Liaison: Bailey Cove (president)

IDEA Library

We aim to create a library of reference books, focusing on design and illustration, for use by students that may not be able to afford them. We plan to use money provided by the CSA, fundraising and donations to fill a library which will be housed in the 2nd year IDEA room. Liaison: Danielle Vallée

Cap U Improv Club

The Cap U Improv Club’s mission is to bring the student body together in a fun and entertaining way. Also to provide students not enrolled in the school of performing arts a chance to strut their stuff. Liaison: Peter Quelch

Learn & Connect

Here at Learn & Connect, we focus on bringing industry professionals and giving you the benefit of connecting and learning from them or their respective industries. By the end of the semester, you have various professional connections that can help you in your future endeavors. Liaisons: Mahyar Mo and Perry Safari.

Mindful Students

Mindful students is a meditation club focused on providing those who attend Capilano University with an alternative way of dealing with stress, lack of focus, depression, anxiety and all other debilitating mental states. Club members commit to practicing certain principles such as honesty, integrity, compassion, unity and serenity.
We are a club that wants to give back to our community. With every meet that we have, we will discuss and organize plans and strategies to help those in need. Liaison: Miles E. Hayes

Music and Karaoke Club

Our purpose is to create an environment where you can take time to do something fun for yourself, share your favorite music, talk about that awesome group no-one knows about, socialize, make new friends, go to a few shows and do karaoke. No need to be a first class singer, just come and have fun! Liaison: Nadège Väänänen (Nadi)

Music Therapy Student Association

The mission of the Music Therapy Student Association (MTSA) is to serve as a network of support for the students of the music therapy program and to assist in creating a level of awareness of music therapy on campus. The association also serves as a link with provincial and national matters as they pertain to students. Furthermore, the MTSA will provide resources for student in their professional development. The co-presidents of the MTSA will serve as a link between the students and the MTABC (Music Therapy Association of British Columbia) and the CAMT (Canadian Association of Music Therapy) by attending board meetings regularly. The MTS promotes campus awareness by organizing social events whereby all members and students are invited to participate. The MTSA organizes a series of guest lectures pertaining to relevant topics in the field of Music Therapy and master-classes on instrumental techniques to facilitate professional development. LiaisonsAisling Ryan-Aylward and Joshua Denny-Keys (co-presidents)

Pen and Paper Club

The Pen and Paper Club seeks to promote positive social interactions and lasting friendships through pen and paper games. It also seeks to introduce pen and paper games to the student body of Capilano University; to help members practice positive social behaviours; To help members develop stronger imaginations; and to have fun. Liaison: Thomas Leung

Persian Students Club

We want to show Iranian people culture, art, and event to another student that they are from another countries. We want to share our happiness with them, make celebrate our new years and other Persian events. Liason: Hamed Eslami and Parsa Moeini

Political Students Club

The main objective this year is to create a friendly setting in which we can explore and familiarize ourselves with domestic and international issues; yet most importantly learn, grow, AND HAVE FUN! Liaison: Sania Tahermaram

Capilano Pre-Law Club

Capilano Pre-Law Club goal is to unite and empower undergraduate students who are motivated to pursue an education in law and politics. From providing LSAT workshops to networking events with practicing lawyers, CPLC offers a variety of events and resources that give Capilano University students a first-hand look at the nature of studying or practicing law. Whether you’re a first-year student or graduating senior, we have the tools that can help you improve your understanding about the legal industry. Learn how to achieve your passions and build friendships with like-minded peers. Get involved with the Capilano Pre-Law Club today! Liaison: Andrew Willis

Pre-Medical Club

The Pre-Medical Club seeks to provide guidance and possible discounted products in relation to medical school requirements, med school options, academic portion, non­academic portion (including research and volunteer opportunities within the community). The goal is to have a group of students to support each other’s ambitions with answers to questions, and findings. Liaison: Parsa Moeini

Students’ Psychology Club

This club will facilitate networking, stimulate discussion in a safe, non­-judgmental environment, create awareness of current events and topics in psychology, and connect with resources. Visit our Facebook groupLiaisons: Erica Steward

Red Couch Club

The Red Couch Club seeks to create caring communities of students and serve our campus. Liaison: Ashley Bulthuis

Ski and Board Club

The Ski and Board clubs seeks to promote the joy of skiing and other directly related sports, in all their diversity and to foster fellowship, healthy living and adventure year-round among recreational skiers and outdoor enthusiasts. Liaison: Royce Cang

Super Smash Bros Melee Club

Our goal is to build the melee community at Capilano by hosting weekly and monthly tournaments on a consistent basis. Liaison: Andrew Danyliuk

Speechmaker Club

The Speechmaker Club is open to anyone who wants to learn the art of speaking in small and large groups. We will support you in overcoming your fear of speaking in public and empower you to be a better leader in your chosen field. Liaison: Maria Valiouk

Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Students Club

The Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Students Club is a professional organization run by Tourism Management students at Capilano University. Our team’s vision is to create more opportunities for students to connect with each other, the faculty, and industry professionals. We hope to create awareness and educate others about the importance of the tourism in British Columbia, and all over the world. Our mission is to create opportunities for students to connect with one another, the faculty, and the industry. We will provide resources for students to enlighten their educational paths, and inspire them to be more engaged through their learning journey at Capilano University. Liaison: Brie Kelly


Reduce stress, enhance soft skills and develop leaders so that human values can flourish in people and communities by partnering with institutions around globe. Liaison: Chitrali Sharma

Young Liberals of Canada

The goal of the CapU Young Liberals of Canada in British Columbia is to provide an avenue to engage students who are interested in becoming more active and educated within Canadian partisan politics. In coordination with the CSU we would hope to be able to host events that would require booking rooms, acquiring educational resources and environmental support.Under the Young Liberal constitution, the Cap U club’s mandate would be to involve students commuting to the Capilano campus to provide them with opportunities to get more involved on the federal level of politics. This would be presented in a manner that is consistent with the Liberal Party of Canada’s ideology that encourages equality of opportunity, a right to a life of dignity, and pragmatism. This would mean we would provide opportunities to help organize events, volunteer for local ridings, learn ‘Get Out the Vote’ strategies and enjoy social interactions amongst members. Liaison: Sania Tahermaram

Young Women in Business Capilano

YWiB Capilano strives to empower all women across all faculties by creating opportunities that will inspire them to pursue their passions and continuously engage in professional and personal development. Liaisons: Angela Jiang and Michelle Zhen



YATS PALATVice-President of Student Life
Contact the vice-president of student life if you want to discuss a new club, get ideas for events, or if you have ideas about about improving campus life.
JOHN MORRISONMembership Outreach Coordinator
Contact the membership outreach coorindator if you need a hand with space booking, more information about the funding request process, or assistance marketing your club or event.