Liberal Arts and 55+ Program

Courses and Events

The liberal arts provide you an opportunity to learn for the joy of learning, enhance your creativity, and sharpen your critical thinking skills. We offer a number of options for adults of any age to discover something new.



March 26, 2020: In-person courses in Liberal Arts and 55+ are suspended until August 31, 2020. We are exploring options for summer programming and will provide an update when we know more. 

March 18, 2020: This week, staff have begun working remotely to protect the health of our community. If you need help, you can continue to reach us Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 778-782-8000 or  

March 14, 2020: All Liberal Arts and 55+ classes at Harbour Centre have been cancelled for the rest of the term. More information to follow. 

Find answers to questions about COVID-19 and how SFU is responding.

Support the program

Your gift to the program will help maintain the quality of our offerings and ensure that they remain accessible to everyone. Make your gift today!

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The quickest, easiest way to secure your seat is to register online. Registering online is simple, secure and convenient.

Prefer to register by mail, fax, in person or phone? Download this registration form or call 778-782-8000.

Courses can fill quickly. We advise having substitute choices in mind when you register.

Philosophers’ Café

SFU’s Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in the heart of our communities. All cafés are free. Everyone is welcome!