Established by the government of British Columbia in 1981, Kwantlen, now Kwantlen Polytechnic University, has five campuses located in the Metro Vancouver region of British Columbia. Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations in more than 120 programs. Almost 20,000 students annually attend courses at Kwantlen Polytechnic University campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley, Cloverdale, and Civic Plaza.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University currently offers a range of credentials, many of which are completely unique, to successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. Students have the opportunity t
o bridge certificate and diploma credentials into bachelor's degrees, creating the option of academic and professional enhancement of applied and technical programs.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University - Richmond Campus
Campus Life and Surroundings: Whether students feel energized by the buzz of a big city or love exploring the beauty of the great outdoors, they'll love British Columbia. Located just 15 minutes away from the city of Vancouver, this convenient campus is home to the internationally renowned Wilson School of Design and unique programs like acupuncture and agriculture.
Facilities: The Richmond campus is equipped with many excellent facilities, including science labs containing standard industry equipment, Interior design work studios, spacious study spaces, and so much more.
Richmond, a city of stunning mountains, beautiful waterfront sunsets and vibrant urban living is the fourth largest city in British Columbia. Richmond is a culturally, ethnically and geographically diverse growing and dynamic urban center with a unique mix of residential, and commercial property, agricultural lands, industrial parks, waterways and natural areas. It enjoys a temperate west coast climate. Richmond also has a colorful history which is celebrated at museums and several public herita
ge sites some of which are of national importance such as the Historic Steveston Fishing Village. Visit Richmond city and have the time of your life.