Engagement and volunteer opportunities

Through SFU's faculties and departments, there are many engagement and volunteer opportunities for alumni. Explore your options below.

Beedie School of Business

  • Mentors in Business
  • Case competitions
  • Be a guest speaker
  • Become an alumni ambassador


  • Provide workshops for students
  • Speak at events
  • Help us to complete an important project
  • Nominate a peer for an FCAT Alumni Award

To learn more, email

Faculty of Environment

  • Mentor a student, and provide learning, skills & training and career advice
  • Be a guest speaker in classes, workshops, podcasts, career nights and recruitment events
  • Showcase your work at public talks or academic dialogues
  • Be featured in a faculty or department/school newsletter, website, social media
  • Provide internship/co-op and other career opportunities

To learn more, email

Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Share your career story and provide advice to students at recruitment events
  • Attend thesis defences and research seminars
  • Participate in alumni surveys

For more information, email

Faculty of Science


Yes, you can hire a future SFU alumnus through the coop program!
  • SFU has worked with over 16,500 employer contacts since 1975
  • SFU has approximately 9,000 students ready to work locally, nationally and internationally
  • SFU students have won the nationwide title "Co-op Student of the Year" four times since 2002

SFU Surrey: TD Community Engagement Centre

  • Working with children, youth and newcomers to Canada in Surrey
  • Alumni are welcome to get involved

Questions? Please email


Beedie Luminaries

  • Alumni needed from all faculties to mentor new SFU students

SFU Reads

  • Online book club where you can read interesting books and engage in stimulating conversations

SFU Tandem

  • A free, eight-week language exchange program that supports multilingualism and intercultural communication, gives SFU community members the opportunity to enhance their language skills through informal dialogue related to interesting topics.