Stay connected and expand your horizons from home

As members of the SFU family from across the globe are adapting to self-isolation, sought-after alumni, SFU experts and others from throughout our community have come together to provide many helpful resources for the times. Explore this page often for professional development opportunities, tips to stay active at home, upcoming virtual events and more!

Follow SFU Alumni on social media for inspiring stories, SFU research, online events and more.

Personal & professional development

Just because we can't meet in person doesn't mean we still can't connect and learn! More events to be added this fall.

Recorded events

Check out some of our recorded personal and professional development events. More videos to be added.

360° Career Management: Taking Control of Your Future

Entrepreneurship: Opportunities and what you need to know now!

The Healthcare Sector: Opportunities and what you need to know now!

The Fiance and Insurance Sector: Opportunities and what you need to know now!

Continuing Studies

As part of Simon Fraser University, SFU Continuing Studies has been providing flexible learning options for over 45 years. 

Online learning courses

Explore the growing range of courses and programs for personal and professional development. 

Lectures and events

SFU Continuing studies has events and online information sessions. Most are free and admission is open to anyone. Note: some events require reservations.

SFU alumni discount

Interested in a program? SFU Continuing Studies is pleased to waive their standard $75 application fee for all SFU alumni. Simply enter discount code SFUalumni when applying to any program.

Staying active at home

SFU Recreation is offering ways to fit in movement and find balance in your daily 'self-isolated' routine. Drop in for a live workout, flow through some yoga poses, or utilize some of the fit tips shared on their Instagram to improve your health and mental clarity during these uncertain times.

Keep up your fitness and join the SFU Recreation community with 6 weeks of free online workout classess! Four days a week, an SFU Recreation instructor will lead a virtual class through a variety of workouts - including yoga, bootcamp, and dance.

Get inspired with some fantastic exercises that you can do anywhere - taught by SFU Fitness Instructors Cara and Caroline! 

Take a short break from your day to give your body and mind some well-deserved attention with these short guided videos from Caroline. Whether your muscles are feeling tense or you feel that you need a mental break from a stressful day, these videos will leave you feeling rested and recharged.

SFU faculty and department events

SFU Public Square

SFU Public Square, a signature initiative designed to spark, nurture and restore community connections, establishes Simon Fraser University as the go-to convener of serious and productive conversations about issues of public concern. 

Visit SFU Public Square's website to learn more about their events and programs.