Stories

We're here to help our lifelong learners achieve their personal and professional goals. Meet some of our inspiring students and alumni.

  • Machiko Iitsuka
    Business Analysis Certificate

    “Because I’m in school and working at the same time, I see my regular work in a different perspective.”

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  • Ning Huang
    Career Development Practitioner Certificate

    “Both of my jobs after I graduated were largely due to the support of an alumni member’s guidance and the network built through my practicum experience.”

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  • Robin-Eliece Mercury
    Editing Certificate

    “The editing certificate and getting that kind of technical accreditation has solidified what I can put forward professionally.”

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  • Ryan Kennett
    Next-Generation Transportation Certificate

    “Taking these courses has given me insight into components of the job that some others might not necessarily have."

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  • Carys Cragg
    The Writer's Studio

    “The Writer's Studio invites you into a thriving literary community.”

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  • Mandip Sondh
    Occupational Health and Safety Certificate

    “When someone’s passionate about what they want to do, they’re going to do whatever it takes to get there.”

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  • Yuan (Jeff) Ji

    "You have to be a bridge. You have to make them feel like they're actually talking to each other. There's a delicate balance you have to achieve."

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  • Maria Di Paolo
    SFU NOW: Nights and Weekends

    “SFU NOW was about finishing what I started and... proving to myself that I deserved to be in university.”

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