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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL FRANCOPHONIE DAY
"To celebrate La Francophonie is to recognize the potential of language and culture to unite peoples, to create spaces of solidarity and mutual understanding, to reflect together on our common future." - UNESCO
At Simon Fraser University (SFU) and the Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA), we work every day to promote French on our campuses and in the community.
In this newsletter, you will find some ideas for celebrating, discovering, and living the Francophonie, here in British Columbia, today and beyond.
Enjoy your reading and happy International Francophonie Day!
Until March 31st, 2023, Simon Fraser University’s Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) invites you to participate in some 20 free cultural, academic, and interactive activities during the 13th edition of SFU’s Printemps de la francophonie. Whether you speak French or not, participate in one or many of the upcoming "English-friendly" activities:
WHERE IT'S HAPPENING IN FRENCH
Did you know SFU is the only university in British Columbia that offers you a variety of courses and programs taught in French at the undergraduate and graduate levels? Whether you are fully bilingual or speak "juste un petit peu" French, many options are available to reach the next level. Discover the programs.
OFFA and its partners offer a variety of services and opportunities to support and enrich the academic journey of our students and provide them with an outstanding university experience in French. Learn more.
Throughout the year, our team organizes events in French, or in both of Canada’s official languages, to promote Francophone cultures here at SFU and within the community. View events.
The SFU's Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs' team.
The Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs ' mission is to coordinate, promote and support the development of programs and courses offered in French at Simon Fraser University. It also organizes scientific and cultural activities in the community to stimulate the development of a plural and inclusive Francophonie.