Next steps: Seven important initiatives that will transform
the future of SFU
The first housing units at UniverCity
the new, sustainable residential community at Burnaby Mountain
will be offered to the public in late 2002.
In 2002, SFU will begin development of western Canada's
first dedicated centre of graduate
management studies in a distinguished heritage building
located in the heart of Vancouver's business district.
SFU is developing a new campus in Surrey,
initially providing a home for students of the former Technical
University of British Columbia and expanding access for additional
students in areas of needed growth.
SFU has begun fundraising to build a new $120 million technology
and science complex. In the next five years, enrolment in
science and engineering
science will increase at SFU by almost 1,000 students.
SFU will pursue joint academic planning with three other
Vancouver post-secondary institutions on the 18 acres (7.3
hectares) of city land valued at more than $33 million
donated by Finning International in November, 2001.
2010 Winter Olympics bid committee has designated SFU's
main campus as the preferred site for the speed skating oval.
Planning has begun to ensure a lasting legacy to the community,
including new facilities for sports science, health research,
and recreation at SFU.