Past projects and competitions

2017 Finalists - Burnaby

We Are The World
[Grand Prize Winner]

A co-created magazine to showcase seniors' stories of resilience locally and from around the world... Read More

Project S.A.V.E.

A partnership model to facilitate the adoption of eco-friendly methods of waste disposal while educating youth on conservation... Read More

Eco Endeavours
[Engagement Award Winner]

The goal of Eco Endeavors is to develop intermediate elementary students’ knowledge about different areas of sustainability through an afterschool program... Read More

Connecting Generations

A place-based initiative to facilitate intergenerational connections through cooking and storytelling... Read More

2017 Finalists - Surrey

Connecting Circle: Weekend Workshops
[Grand Prize Winner]

A one-day workshop that will connect new students in the field of Communication, Art and Technology with local representatives of businesses and organizations in Surrey... Read More

Masculinity Dialogues

Community dialogues about healthy masculinity – creating safe spaces where positive masculinity is discussed, understood and promoted... Read More

Surrey Faces
[Engagement Award Winner]

Surrey Faces is a photo installation that honours the interconnectivity of individuals and their environments – it highlights how we shape the community and how the community shapes us... Read More

Surrey Centre: Mini-Maker Faire

An all-day workshop engaging educators and community in learning about maker pedagogy... Read More

Startup Homes
[Engagement Award Winner]

A student-run program striving to develop financial literacy and employability skills in immigrant, refugee and Muslim women at risk of becoming homeless... Read More

2016 Finalists

Media Minds is an after school program for newcomer students in grades 6-9. By developing students’ interpersonal and communication skills... Read More

Maker Cube is Surrey's only collaborative, educational, and science & technical community space (makerspace). It offers people exposure... Read More

Speed Friending is a project to plan three inclusive community events to provide a platform for community members to interact with one another... Read More

Action for Food Security is a one-day, interactive multi-cultural event themed around food security. There will be 20-30 activity booths run... Read More

Compose the Space is an outdoor installation that encourages participants traveling through the Surrey City Centre Plaza to interact in the space... Read More

2015 Finalists

With the financial stress and food security issues in urban environments, the use of food banks in BC has gone up by almost 25% since 2008. Read More

A student run interdisciplinary Social Innovation Challenge, ImpactSFU, is designed to group students from various areas of study together to...Read More

Bhangra In The Park is a new program to be offered in the Surrey Centre area that would be open to the public and would provide a safe opporunity for...Read More

A project to install a living green wall on an unused wall in the Surrey City Centre where people can observe food growing in an unconventional location. Read More

Using the combination of projections and computer programming, FLOW is a motion tracking and video projection project. Read More

2014 Finalists

Surrey Collaborative Outreach and Research Experience (SCORE) aims to develop the human capital of the Central City community to enable local talent...Read More

This Transit Watch program would make the community safer by utilizing citizen volunteers to provide presence, as well as extra eyes and ears...Read More

Media Minds is a new program implemented by Enactus SFU in response to major reductions in funding for ESL programs by the BC Ministry...Read More

We are a group of SFU students who want to transform Surrey City Centre into a vibrant and lively place to be using art and place-making activities...Read More