SFU's Semester in Dialogue is a one-semester, full-time program designed to inspire students with a sense of civic responsibility and encourage their passion for improving society. Each semester the program offers an original, interdisciplinary experience that bridges the classroom with the community and creates space for students to reflect on what they are doing and why it matters.
Semester in Housing Futures (Summer 2019) Media Appearances
Our Semester in Housing Futures cohort made many media appearances this summer! Check out their news articles, inspiring op-eds and radio talks. learn more →
Why ‘Where Is Home?’ Is a Scary Question for Many Young Vancouverites
Ana Mendez, a Semester in Dialogue student and a Mexican immigrant, is hoping for a connection between the meaning of home and Vancouver’s housing crisis. learn more →
I Came for School & Spent Much of My Education Fighting to Live Here
Juan Treviño, a Semester in Dialogue international student, now lives and studies in unceded Coast Salish territories and hopes to become a social worker to bring awareness on the housing crisis. learn more →
I Commute from the Suburbs. Is Anyone Thinking of Folks Like Me?
Andriana Lanji, a Semester in Dialogue student, hopes that the conversation about the housing crisis will extend the bounds of Vancouver. learn more →
Vancouver’s ‘Race Estate’ Market Has Hurt Many of Us
Rose Wu, a Semester in Dialogue student, in her op-ed as part of a student series on finding home in the region today: "Blame capitalism, not me. As a young Chinese-Canadian, I’m a victim of the housing crisis too." learn more →