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SFU Report to the Community 08-09
SFU by Number

Student / Faculty / Alumni Growth

Student, Faculty and Alumni Growth

Undergraduate Entrance Standards

GPA chart

An average of 20% of new undergraduates entered from high school with an admission GPA of 90% or higher.

An average of 79% of new undergraduates entered from high school with an admission GPA of 80% or higher.

Research Revenue

Research Revenue

Research Grant Success Rates 2009

Agency SFU Success Rate National Average
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Standard Grants 51% 33%
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grants 70% 64%
NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Grants 24% 23%
NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants 75% 52%*
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Operating Grants 23% 22%

* the I2I program does not operate on a “competition” basis

Clan Highlights

Top Female and Male Athletes
Arjan Bhullar and Robyn Buna SFU Clan Athletes of the Year
Helen Crofts 2009 NAIA Indoor Track Champion in the 800m as a freshman
Anthony DesLauriers and Ray Wladichuk Selected by the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the CFL Draft, SFU’s record 185th and 186th players chosen
Courtney Gerwing CIS Women’s Basketball Sylvia Sweeney award recipient, award recognizes athletes and academic achievement and community involvement
Vicky Sui Set three meet records and won five titles at NAIA Swimming Championships
Arjan Bhullar First SFU wrestler to win both CIS and NAIA Championship in single season
Top Teams
Women’s Basketball CIS National Champions
Men’s Wrestling CIS National Champions
Top Coaches
Dave Johnson Football – Canada West Coach of the Year
Justin Abdou Men’s Wrestling – Canada West and CIS Coach of the Year

2008 Olympians

Clan sent nine alumni to Beijing, including Carol Huynh who won the gold in 48kg women’s wrestling

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