September is here and various events are set to take place at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and surrounding communities to help ease you into and get engaged with the new semester.
Every Friday from 1:00 to 6:00 pm, KPU brew beer sales will be taking place at the KPU Brew Lab in the Langley campus. Student-brewed craft beer is available for purchase in Growler fills and occasionally six-packs. Check out https://www.kpu.ca/beer-sales to check out the beer styles available each week.
Other weekly activities at KPU include hatha yoga sessions, a practice that includes breathing techniques, strength poses, and flow sequences to warm the body and improve the mind. Classes take place every Tuesday at the Richmond campus in the Richmond Lotus Studio, and every Monday and Friday at the Surrey campus in The Eagles Nest Gymnasium, all of which are from 12:05 pm to 12:50 pm.
On Sept. 18, pulp MAG, KPU’s student-run arts magazine, will be hosting an in-person celebration for the release of their fall 2023 issue. The event will take place at the Surrey campus in Birch 250 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm and will include a Q&A panel with the pulp MAG team, art pieces featured in the issue, opportunities to chat with authors and artists, and an open-mic session.
On Sept. 19, the “Get Ready! Get Hired! Job & Volunteer Fair 2023” will be taking place on the Surrey campus in the Spruce Atrium from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The event aims to connect students with employers, and organizations will be showcasing their part-time, full-time, internships, and co-op opportunities.
Also on Sept. 19 the arts faculty is putting on a book launch at the Surrey campus in Arbutus 1780 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. The afternoon full of poetry readings, discussions, and networking will feature poets Renée Sarojini Saklikar and her new book Bramah’s Quest, Jen Currin and their book Trinity Street, along with Nina Mosall’s book Bebakhshid.
To kick off the fall season, KPU International is hosting an autumn inspired, private cooking workshop on Sept. 22 at the Northwest Culinary Academy of Vancouver from 5:50 to 8:00 pm. Attendees will be able to taste and learn how to cook popular Korean dishes. The event will feature two appetizers, a main course, dessert, and a drink. Tickets are $21 and can be purchased by visiting KPU International’s website.
Nearing the end of the month, an online webinar will be taking place on Sept. 28 to learn how to write a good summary for LinkedIn and how to use your profile for internship and job applications. Attendees should already have a LinkedIn profile created to get the most out of the webinar. Students can register for the webinar by visiting https://bitly.ws/Uhg8.
For more information about upcoming events at KPU, visit https://www.kpu.ca/events.