Liberal Arts and 55+ Program
Courses and Events
The liberal arts provide you an opportunity to learn for the joy of learning, enhance your creativity, and sharpen your critical thinking skills. We offer a number of options for adults of any age to discover something new.
Registration for our summer 2017 courses opens Wednesday, April 19 at 10 a.m.
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 11:30 AM
New to the 55+ Program?
Sat, 17 Jun 2017 1:00 PM
Saturday Forum | Mightier than the Sword Documentary Screening and Discussion
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 1:00 PM
Saturday Forum | Nation-Building in North America: Canadian Confederation and the American Civil War
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 6:30 PM
Free Forum | Spirituality, Individualism and “Doing It My Way”: How Boomers Are Reinventing Death and Dying
Below are video recordings of our most recent Saturday forums.
Visit our videos page to see the full list.
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 1:30 PM
Saturday Forum | A Penny for Your Thoughts: Changing Coins in a Changing Culture
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 1:30 PM
Saturday Forum | Clothing the Son of Heaven: The Emperor's Robe
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 1:30 PM
Saturday Forum | "O, Christmas Tree": Trees in Myth, History, and Our Daily Lives
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Our program is in the news!
- Vancouver Magazine and Ms. Magazine: Read about instructor Roberta Staley's new documentary on Afghanistan women, Mightier Than the Sword.
- SFU News: Watch the video of our recent registration day
- Global BC: Meet instructor Robb Lucy from our Sharing Your Legacy Through Digital Storytelling course
- CBC News: Seniors line up for SFU courses in Vancouver
- Students share their experience at SFU:
Prefer to register by mail, fax or in person? Download this registration form.
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