Stories

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

  • Edwin Yong
    Business Analysis Certificate

    “I felt like I could utilize all my work experience and understand what my teachers were teaching more because I could actually apply it.”

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  • Linda Liu
    Career Development Practitioner Certificate

    You’re not going to reach your dream by just thinking about it."

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  • Denise Mullen
    Plain Language Certificate

    “I think if you’re writing for a living, you probably should take a plain language course—anyone can learn from it.”

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  • Dave Harkness
    Next-Generation Transportation Certificate

    “The Next-Generation Transportation Certificate was made for me because it didn’t have prerequisites and it gave me exposure to the very current material out there."

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  • Claire De Boer
    The Writer's Studio

    “I was living my dream. It was the best educational experience of my life.” 

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  • Krissy H.
    Mandarin Chinese/English Interpretation and Translation Diploma

    “I decided to switch paths because I always wanted to do work that had something to do with my language ability.”

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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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  • 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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