Helping students achieve their goals

As the proud parent of a prospective Engineering Science student, you will be fully focused on ensuring your child pursues the best degree for their future and joins a supportive community of students, staff and faculty.

As this may be the first time your child lives away from home, you will also want to be sure they have every opportunity to thrive academically and socially in a safe environment. SFU offers advice and resources for parents to help you and your child make the transition.

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Is SFU Engineering Science the right fit?

Finding the right university for your son or daughter can be a challenge. SFU Engineering Science is a top-ranked program within a university that Maclean’s magazine has frequently ranked as Canada’s best comprehensive university.

Our Burnaby Campus is also renowned as a welcoming, supportive environment for all students – with excellent academic advising services that can help your child through every stage of their education.

Our tuition fees are among the most reasonable in Canada, and we are renowned for providing students with rigorous academics, extensive practical experience and outstanding employability.

Our mandatory co-op program provides unrivalled work-study opportunities, enabling your son or daughter to earn money and gain exceptional experience.

Future careers

We have an extraordinary job placement record – 85% of co-op alumni report landing their first job after university through their co-op contacts.

Our graduate employment rates and salaries consistently exceed those of other university programs – the demand for new technologies and better ways to use existing technologies is increasing fast.

This growth also means a huge demand for our graduates and their problem-solving, technical and innovative thinking skills. Our graduates are employed by some of the world’s biggest and brightest technology firms, from Apple to Tesla.

A happy campus

We ensure all our campuses are safe and secure for our students, from security officers to Safe walk services and from personal security workshops to student safety volunteer programs.

Engineering Science faculty members use their experience, expertise and teaching excellence to fully support our students in reaching their career potential. Our world-renowned faculty – including Canada Research Chairs and multiple award-winners – is celebrated for the quality of its research and ability to nurture the next generation of technology innovators.