14 November 2017

RCMP Safety Advisory - Cyber Extortion Scheme

The Lower Mainland RCMP is warning the public about a cyber extortion scheme that has targeted Chinese nationals attending schools in the greater Vancouver area. The scheme involves tricking victims into believing their loved ones have been kidnapped. Read the release the lastest release on the BC RCMP website. If you have been a victim of this crime, please contact RCMP at 604-224-1322 or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

If you are concerned about this advisory and need support from SFU, contact Campus Security

Read the latest Chinese translation of the RCMP release
Learn about how to identify frauds and scams from RCMP
Learn about campus resources available to you
RCMP Task Force to Investiage Kidnapping Scam

11 September 2017

Waste Disposal & Wildlife Safety

Burnaby campus is home to a variety of wildlife including black bears, raccoons, deer, coyotes, and cougars. Black bears in particular are attracted to garbage when it is disposed of improperly, causing safety concerns for people and bears alike.

Make sure you follow these tips to dispose of your trash securely: Wildlife & Waste Tips, City of Burnaby

For more safety tips, visit our Wildlife Safety page.

5 September 2017

Heat Wave Safety Tips for Students and Residents

With the current hot temperatures and air quality advisory in effect, follow these safety tips to reduce your personal health risk:

  • Drink plenty of water
  • Stay cool by taking frequent breaks from hot areas
  • Seek out indoor spaces with air conditioning
  • Avoid strenuous activity

If experiencing adverse health effects, student should seek medical attention at SFU Health & Counselling Services.

25 August 2017

Emergency Contact During Scheduled Phone Outage

Critical maintenance is required for the Mitel phone system. This will occur on Saturday, August 25, 2017, from 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm. Phone services at the Burnaby and Vancouver campuses will be affected during the outage. Voicemail at all three campuses will be unavailable during the outage.

In the event of an emergency during this time, Campus Security can be reached at the following telephone numbers:

  • Burnaby Campus Security: 604-291-7429
  • Vancouver Campus Security: 604-683-0113 
  • Goldcorp Campus Security: 604-681-0374
  • Surrey Campus Security: 778-837-0873

As always in an emergency, community members can also call 9-1-1.