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Your thoughtfulness changes lives—and for that we are exceptionally grateful. The support we receive from dedicated partners like you furthers SFU’s vision for advancing an inclusive and...
Many alumni may remember Ted Sinnott, the beloved Convocation Mall janitor. Fondly known as the “singing janitor,” Ted was a cherished member of the SFU community who had a song and smile...
The giving season, technically, starts in the weeks leading up to the holidays. For SFU alumni working in the social good sector, it runs year-round. From offering immersive experiential learning...
For over 25 years, Renaissance Coffee owner Parminder Parhar has been a devoted member of SFU’s community, passionately crafting exceptional coffee and helping cultivate a sense of belonging...
Surging costs of living are impacting the lives of countless people across Canada, and SFU students are no exception. “The cost of housing in our city is unparalleled, food prices are still...
Erika De Torres remembers the moment clearly: it was 2004, she was 12 years old and, after watching a fateful news segment on television, she understood the kind of difference she wanted to make in...
Shortly after starting graduate school, Jessica Pang-Parks realized the laboratory wasn’t for her. “Two weeks in, I was like ‘wow, I want to work with people, not algae,’...
In Rian Bevan’s first years at SFU, he knew he wanted to study something that would help him do good in the world—he just liked too many subjects to pick one to major in. Everything came...
How can we enhance support for cancer survivors and caregivers? For more than two decades, Dr. Stuart Peacock, a distinguished scientist and SFU health sciences professor, has focused his research on...
When Ranah Chavoshi and fellow members of the Biological Sciences Graduate Student Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee looked into enrolment records in 2021, they found that the biology...
Food security is a critical part of ensuring people’s physical and mental health. But rising costs of food and increasing financial instability mean that more SFU students than ever are facing...
Erin Biddlecombe leads a dynamic team supporting SFU students and their success with services and programs that go beyond academics. Through the three units she oversees—Health and Counselling...
Please click on the image to enlarge it. This story is part of our winter 2023 edition of Engage , our magazine celebrating the impact of SFU’s donor community. To read more stories, please...
The story behind SFU’s newest mural stretches far beyond its home in Robert C. Brown Hall. It is just one of three new enhancements to SFU’s Department of Geography made possible by a...
Katerina Stepanova, a PhD candidate at SFU’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology, is deeply passionate about cognitive science, education, and emerging art. Generously supported by...
Dr. David Price joins leadership team for SFU Medical School : Practising physician and national leader in family medicine and primary care Dr. David Price joined the university in September as the...
For John and Lexi Clague, making the decision to leave a gift in their will to support SFU graduate students was an easy one. “Nowadays I don’t know how a student can possibly afford to...
Many SFU donors choose to make a meaningful gift in their will to support countless future generations of students. When planning your own gift, it can sometimes seem daunting. Here are five...
When Ilhan Abdullahi joined the RADIUS Health Promotion Lab as program manager in 2019, she had already gone through her own journey of reconciling what equity looks like in the context of health...
Endowments build a legacy of support that links generations and allow institutions like SFU to make commitments far into the future, knowing that stable and enduring funding will be available to meet...
Thank you to our endowment donors for your continued support and trust in SFU. Your thoughtful support, combined with judicious oversight and sound investment decisions, has enabled SFU to provide...
Thanks to the immense generosity of donors and friends like you, SFU’s 2023 year-end giving campaign yielded a monumental $143,923 this past December. A heartfelt thank you to SFU’s...
It is with profound sadness and a great sense of loss that we share the news of the passing of Rosalie Segal (LL.D.), a dedicated community leader and dear friend of Simon Fraser University. Rosalie...
Coffee Day is back on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at SFU’s Renaissance Coffee, where owner Parminder Parhar is brewing generosity for a good cause on Burnaby campus. From 6 a.m. opening until...
Thank you for the difference you make across Simon Fraser University and the communities we serve. Today, and since our beginnings in 1965, SFU is a place that responds to the needs of our rapidly...