December 03, 2021
On November 18, 2021, SFU was one of more than 40 universities and colleges across Canada that...
Building upon a legacy of women engineers: SFU students honor the victims of the 1989 École Polytechnique attack
November 30, 2021
On December 6, SFU will host its annual memorial for the women lost in the École Polytechnique...
A space for Black students to thrive: planning begins for establishment of SFU’s first Black Student Centre
November 26, 2021
Sophonie Priebe remembers feeling lost and alone during her first year at SFU, wondering if there...
November 20, 2021
SFU Senate voted on September 13, 2021 to hire at least 15 Black tenured faculty. The new hires are...
SFU signs onto the Scarborough Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion in Canadian Higher Education
November 18, 2021
SFU has signed onto the Scarborough Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion in Canadian...
October 04, 2021
Between September 27 – October 1, SFU marked the university’s first National Truth and...
September 21, 2021
Another key milestone is reached for the First Peoples’ Gathering House project as architectural...
Nurturing an Indigenous campus community: Fall events and programs from the Indigenous Student Centre
September 13, 2021
Learn more about the Indigenous Student Centre (ISC), a key partner in advancing reconciliation at...
September 10, 2021
Understanding the intersections between identity and systemic inequality is complex, and Carolyn...
How SFU’s Work Integrated Learning EDI Team champions justice, equity, diversity and inclusion at SFU and beyond
August 23, 2021
What you learn at university, you’ll take out with you into the world. Perhaps no unit at SFU...
August 18, 2021
SFU is home to a community of students, faculty and staff who come from all around the world,...
August 16, 2021
Simon Fraser University’s new partnership with the Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network, a...
July 30, 2021
On March 24, 2021, the House of Commons voted unanimously to officially designate August 1 as...
July 29, 2021
SFU is taking an important step towards its goal of creating safer, more inclusive campus...
July 15, 2021
Over the past year, conversations about racism—specifically anti-Indigenous, anti-Black and...
July 12, 2021
Antisemitism is on the rise in Canada and around the world. SFU is no exception to this. Jewish...
July 07, 2021
Grassroots activism has been a trademark of SFU since its inception in the turbulent 60’s, and a...
June 24, 2021
Today, for the second time in as many months, we are hearing more sad and disturbing news of the...
June 21, 2021
The SFU community is no stranger to the sound of bagpipes on Burnaby Mountain. Twice a year, we...
June 15, 2021
Content warning: the beginning of this article includes mentions of specific Islamophobic hate...
May 31, 2021
As we continue to grieve the enormous loss discovered at the former Kamloops Indian Residential...
May 18, 2021
While cases of COVID-19 are beginning to drop in B.C., this is not the case around the world. There...
Advocating for data, diversity and departmental change: meet the SFU Physics Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Alliance Team
May 18, 2021
When lecturer Sarah Johnson approached the chair of SFU’s Department of Physics to propose the...
April 16, 2021
When Julia Lane set out to develop an inclusive and antiracist writing guide to support peer...
Indigenous Curriculum Resource Centre Librarian ready to help bring Indigenous knowledge into the classroom
March 23, 2021
Ashley Edwards joined the SFU Library last year as the Indigenous Curriculum Resource Centre (ICRC)...
March 18, 2021
In the wake of the murders of 6 Asian women in Atlanta, Georgia, and in the context of a pandemic...
March 12, 2021
During January, staff working in SFU’s admissions department are typically busy processing an...
March 08, 2021
It’s getting a little crowded in Athena Guertin’s tiny downtown apartment these days. Almost...
March 05, 2021
Throughout her 19 years at SFU, Dal Sohal has demonstrated a compassionate, curious, and dedicated...
March 04, 2021
International Women’s Day is on March 8. This year, we hope you will join us as we celebrate...
February 22, 2021
In 2009, a Nova Scotia student was bullied at school for wearing a pink shirt. His classmates...
February 19, 2021
Last year, SFU President Joy Johnson committed to adding a new executive position to SFU’s...
February 09, 2021
Last December, while much of the SFU community was winding down for the holidays, the staff at...