Next Steps

Congratulations on your offer of admission and welcome to the Faculty of Environment! Our Faculty has four departments and you selected a program in one of them when you applied. They include the Department of Archaeology, the School of Environmental Science, the Department of Geography and the School of Resource and Environmental Management.

Last fall, you planned to start university in September 2020 and we encourage you to enact this plan. Whether it involves in person or online classes, we will support you along the way.  Just bring your curiosity and join our community of change makers who will help you graduate prepared to shape a sustainable future.

Need help on how to accept your offer?

The road ahead for SFU

In his latest video update, SFU President Andrew Petter discusses the special working group that Jon Driver, VP Academic and Provost pro tem has established to prepare for the fall semester.

SFU ranks #1 in sustainability

SFU ranks number one globally for its impact on sustainable cities and communities, and is among the world’s top 10 universities for its commitment to tackling climate change, according to Times Higher Education’s 2020 University Impact Rankings. Read more.

Environmental Science Students Adapt to Online Learning

Tara Holland, the instructor in the EVSC capstone class, is passionate about how to improve student learning and uses several innovative teaching techniques. This term, the COVID-19 pandemic required a dramatic shift in course delivery.

From outdoors to online, we take an unconventional approach to learning. Watch how this class rose to the challenge during the global pandemic.

Here is what one student shared about his experience. Watch the video to learn more.

After doing this project, I feel like I can do anything - Grant MacRobbie

Your Professors

We have amazing professors who seek solutions to social, ecological and economic challenges we face. These three professors share their research.

Anne Salmon, Resource and Environmental Management

Hugo Cardoso, Archaeology

Nicholas Blomley, Geography

Your Community

What's next? Accept your offer! 

Have more questions? Our team of undergraduate advisors and Teena, our student recruiter, are here to help support you throughout your degree. Don't hesitate to contact them with any questions you have. 

Sara Bucci

Environmental Science advisor


May Fan

Resource and Environmental Management advisor

Vlad Vintila

Archaeology advisor

Ravinder Multani

Geography advisor

Marilyn Trautman

Geography advisor

Teena Frost

Student recruiter

Department Information and Stories

Take a look at your program brochure and get to know what is in store for your degree. 

Hands on Experience

During your time at SFU you will be presented with opportunities to learn both inside and outside of the classroom. Take advantage of some of our experiential learning opportunities such as field schools, stewardship events and more.

Take part in Archaeology's Portugal field school.
Get involved in Environmental Science's invasive species removal in Burn's Bog.
Join one of Resource & Environmental Management's experiential learning trips.
Participate in Geography’s Physical Geography Field School.