Congratulations to this year's winning teams!
After two nights of inspiring presentations, five project teams have been awarded funds to implement their visions for community engagement in Burnaby and Surrey. Read more.
Discover what’s possible when university students and communities work together to make positive local change!
The 2017 SFU Student Community Engagement Competition Awards Night will feature student-led teams competing for awards to help implement their innovative projects designed to engage community and have positive impact. Watch presentations, Q&A, and then take part in a dialogue designed to help you explore what Indigenization means in your own projects, activities, or work. learn more →
Wow! Over 80 registered and 27 ideas submitted
It’s clear that SFU’s growing reputation as Canada’s leading engaged university owes a lot of its momentum to SFU’s incredible students. We are inspired to be working with such entrepreneurial change-making people, like you, who want to make a difference by working with our diverse communities. Thank you. learn more →
"The SFU Surrey - Central City Student Community Engagement Competition launch has sustained our mobile garden project through funding, publicity and community connections that allow us to create a network of Gro-Carts and urban food-growers in Surrey.” -Kate Elliott & Tammas Grogan, 2015 Community Engagement Competition Grand Award Winner
BLACKWOOD GRAND AWARD WINNER 2016
Media Minds is an after school program for newcomer students in grades 6-9. By developing students’ interpersonal and communication skills through videography, Media Minds is able to ease the transition of newcomers into the community.
BLACKWOOD GRAND AWARD WINNER 2015
The Gro-Cart project seeks to empower members of the Surrey community by enabling them to grow food themselves. With the use of repaired grocery carts, mobile gardens will be created to be used and shared by those with limited garden space.
BLACKWOOD GRAND AWARD WINNER 2014
Surrey Collaborative Outreach and Research Experience (SCORE) aims to develop the human capital of the Central City community to enable local talent to take advantage of the opportunities being created by the revitalization of the City Centre.