Welcome to the School of Communication

As a leader in the field of Communication, the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University has 49 years of groundbreaking research and faculty excellence. We are proud to be one of the best communication programs in the country. We're excited for you to explore an undergraduate degree, immerse yourself in a graduate program, and get industry experience with co-op. 


Discover CMNS

The School of Communication offers a variety of courses with world-class faculty, allowing you not only to experience an education that aligns with your goals and interests but also letting you get the most out of your degree.

Communication studies is disctinct from English and Journalism because it takes a more dynamic and holistic view of the many ways people make and share meaning. In our courses, you will get hands-on experience using digital tools that will help you create audio, video, and online content. Our courses prepare you to succeed not only in our media-saturated everyday world but also in a career in communication and technology.

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Featured Students

Silke Billings went from being a co-op student to full-time employee at SAP. Learn all about her co-op journey.

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More student news here.

Influential Alumni

CMNS Alumna Jennifer Rhyne took her School of Communication experience to CBC Vancouver and tells us why the Communications field is so important.

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More alumni news here.

Esteemed Faculty

We have amazing faculty, including Siyuan Yin, whose research revolves around culture studies, feminist media studies, and the political economy of Communication.

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More faculty news here.

Upcoming Events

PhD Defence: Stacey Copeland

November 29

CMNS Christmas Coffee Hour

December 5

CMNS Info Session

December 8

More events here.