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By age 15, Rhiannon Tschirhart’s future seemed limited. Though not using herself, she was living transiently and immersed in a world of drugs and abuse; she couldn’t possibly see a life that included...
There’s a classroom at SFU where the students range in age from 16 to 69, and they all have one thing in common: passion. The group is made up of women and men from Surrey taking part in a unique 12-...
For decades, David Sweanor gave quietly, anonymously. But a year ago, he decided to go public with his philanthropy. What changed? “When you give anonymously, you truly don’t expect anything in...
Mamadi's life started in Guinea. He came to Canada with his mother and sister when he was four years old. Settling in Montreal, Mamadi's mother raised him and his sister on her own, with no family...
Convocating grads take selfies
Your generosity can change a student's life when you create and name your own student award for only $84 per month or $1,000 per year, with a minimum commitment of three years. With a variety of...
Finances were tight growing up, but Mamadi dreamed of going to university and playing professional soccer. Because of our donors, including many SFU alumni, Mamadi is now in his second year at SFU,...
Giving peace a chance is the focus for SFU alumnus and assistant professor Masahiro Minami and his research to prevent war and support healing through reconciliation. The founder and director of SFU’...
Cutting-edge robotic instruments and a robotic arm integrated within a sterile glass chamber are changing chemical biology research at SFU—and could speed up scientific discovery for treating disease...
Many bright, highly motivated high school students lack the financial resources to attend university, and many aren’t considered for entrance scholarships because they can’t augment their...
1. Transforming the learning environment SFU is in the midst of a dynamic revitalization and expansion to improve and innovate the learning environment, enhance the campus experience and further our...