• October 13, 2017
    SFU takes top spot in Maclean’s rankings ninth time in past decade
    SFU has for the ninth time in 10 years topped the Maclean’s Magazine University rankings in the comprehensive universities category.
  • October 12, 2017
    Adam Kahane explains how to collaborate with the enemy at SFU RADIUS lecture
    On October 12th, RADIUS SFU, SFU Innovates and the Beedie School of Business host renowned negotiator Adam Kahane for a keynote address and question and answer session at the Fletcher Theatre at Simon Fraser University's Vancouver Harbour Centre campus. Kahane will give a lecture based on his latest book, Collaborating with the Enemy, published in June 2017. “Often, to get something done that really matters to us,” he says, “we need to work with people we don’t agree with or like or trust.”
  • October 11, 2017
    Research team lands “best pitch” at Stanford’s VR Brainstorm Lab
    An SFU research team studying how Virtual Reality (VR) can help people recover from addiction presented the judges’ grand prize at Stanford University’s Brainstorm VR/AR Innovation Lab competition.
  • September 29, 2017
    Study reveals exploitative and inequitable practices of dental tourism in Mexico
    A recent study led by health sciences PhD candidate Krystyna Adams reveals that dental tourism industry practices in Los Algodones, Mexico – a medical border town – reinforce structural injustices and exploitation. The study published in Social Science & Medicine found that practices upholding Los Algodones’ reputation as a desirable dental tourism destination foster poor working conditions, discriminatory access to economic advancement, and the provision of inferior care.
  • September 08, 2017
    Government approves SFU’s new Professional Master of Science in Computer Science
    More than 50 students have graduated from SFU’s professional master’s program in big data since it was introduced as a pilot in 2014. They are now working as data scientists, big data developers, data engineers and machine-learning specialists for companies such as Amazon, RBC, Scotiabank, Tableau, Hootsuite and many others.
  • September 05, 2017
    New classrooms + social area = [math west]
    The SFU math department is welcoming its students back to school with a new integrated learning and social space that encourages community-building.
  • Surrey campus turns 15

    This week, SFU’s Surrey campus welcomes a new semester—and celebrates a very important anniversary. September 9 marks 15 years since SFU became an integral part of the City of Surrey’s evolving downtown core.  read more