Liberal Arts and 55+ Program

SFU’s Liberal Arts and 55+ Program has been offering intellectually challenging non-credit courses to older adult learners since the 1970s. Offered year-round, our courses provide you with an opportunity to learn for the joy of learning, enhance your creativity and sharpen your critical thinking skills. Topics covered range from art and literature to history, science, philosophy and more.

Currently delivered online, our courses allow you to learn from the comfort of home while engaging with classmates from across the province and beyond. The online format may vary from course to course, with audio or video lectures, videoconferencing, online and offline activities, and discussions (see course descriptions for details).

Classes are open to learners of all ages, with a tuition discount for those 55+.

Courses and Events


Fall 2021 courses 



All of our offerings are online and so is our registration. Review our step-by-step online registration guide if you have questions. Registering online is simple, secure and convenient.

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