Charles Chang

Live and learn in the city

Welcome graduate students. Living at the Charles Chang Innovation Centre means that you get to live right in the heart of downtown Vancouver and the SFU Vancouver campus community - a bustling urban center, full of charm, nightlife, art and restaurants. SFU Residence at the Chang Centre provides both studio style and 2-bedroom furnished apartments that include a washroom and kitchen. Join a professional community and take the next steps in your career.

Be in the heart of downtown Vancouver

SFU Residence at the Charles Chang Innovation Centre is steps away from the historic Gastown and downtown Vancouver and right in the heart of the SFU Vancouver campus. If you are looking for a place to live, learn, and be surrounded by a vibrant city, the Chang Centre community is for you.

Minutes away from everything

  • Harbour Centre - 5  minute walk 
  • SFU Woodwards - 5 minute walk 
  • Retail shops  - 5 - 7 minute walk
  • Coffee shops - 1 - 5 minute walk
  • SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts - 2 minute walk
  • Coal Harbour - 20 minute walk
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station - 5 minute walk
  • Robson Street - 9 minute walk
  • Gastown - 4 minute walk

Each studio or apartment includes

  • Double-sized bed (with storage)
  • Wardrobe (bedroom closet)
  • Washroom (shower stall, toilet & sink)
  • Kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, cupboards, sink)
  • Dining table and 2 chairs
  • Sofa/couch
  • Shaw Wifi High-Speed and ethernet connections

Quick Facts

  • Private units
  • Residence capacity: 68
  • Shared Laundry

Room size (approximate): 


  • Apartment: 346 Sq. ft.
  • Bedspace: 11.61 m(125 sq. ft.)


  • Apartment: 43.29- 43.85 m2 (466-472 Sq. ft.)
  • Room: 5.90 m(64 sq. ft)

2-Bedroom with flex

  • Apartment: 51.37 m2 (553 Sq. ft.)
  • Room: 5.90 m(64 sq. ft)
  • Flex/Study space: 5.79 m2  (62 sq ft)

Photo credit: Graduate student, Charles Chang Innovation Centre Student resident - Mansi