• September 21, 2023

    September 21, 2023

    We asked our very own SFU alumnus, Amyn, to share a bit about why he and his wife Shein—our 2023 President’s Distinguished Community Leadership Award recipients—are so dedicated to giving back.



  • June 05, 2023

    June 05, 2023

    On September 9, 1965, Simon Fraser University opened it doors to 2,500 charter students—the first students to attend the university.

  • June 05, 2023

    June 05, 2023

    With meaningful and enduring ties to SFU, alumnus Chris (Syeta’xtn) Lewis (BA ’05) has enriched the university community in many ways⁠—from serving as a member and chair of the Board of Governors to co-leading the Aboriginal Reconciliation Council.

  • June 05, 2023

    June 05, 2023

    Kali Stierle is currently pursuing her BBA in accounting with a minor in Indigenous studies. She is Nêhiyaw (Cree), Métis, and German and is a member of Peepeekisis Cree Nation.

  • June 05, 2023

    June 05, 2023

    Ashley Kyne is currently pursuing a master’s degree in criminology at SFU, having recently graduated from the university with a BA in criminology and Indigenous studies.

  • June 05, 2023

    June 05, 2023

    Mathew Fleury is currently working towards his PhD in health sciences. Mathew is a Nēhiyawak (Plains Cree) and proud member of one of the founding families of the Métis Nation, where he has deep roots in Manitoba’s Red River Valley.

  • June 05, 2023

    June 05, 2023

    Julie Seal, who is of Cree-Métis and Italian descent, graduated in 2022 with her BA in kinesiology and Indigenous studies


  • May 24, 2023

    May 24, 2023

    It goes without saying that much of our work would not be possible without the generosity of our donors, friends, alumni and community partners. That’s why this year, we hosted our inaugural Leaders Lifting Leaders event—yet another first of what will be an annual celebration—to connect students and the remarkable donors who support them through vital scholarships, awards and bursaries.

  • May 12, 2023

    May 12, 2023

    Congratulations to SFU alumni Jeanette Jackson and Dr. Karen Tee, along with Ginger Gosnell-Meyers—the first Indigenous Fellow with the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue—who were named as YWCA Women of Distinction during the 40th annual Women of Distinction Awards.

  • May 23, 2023

    May 23, 2023

    Everywhere we turn, life is getting more expensive—food costs continue to rise, rents are the highest we’ve ever seen. For university students, many of whom are already living on a shoestring budget, it’s a daily struggle to make ends meet.




  • January 05, 2023

    January 05, 2023

    It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that Ron Cliff, SFU Convocation Founder and cherished friend of SFU.

  • January 25, 2023

    January 25, 2023

    A Q&A with alumnus Angie Lamarsh (née Hall; BA ’11, MA, ‘13), Head of Sustainable Finance, Commercial Banking at HSBC Bank Canada, and current Chair of the SFU Board of Governors.

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