Charles Chang

Live and learn in the city

Welcome graduate students. SFU residents living at the Charles Chang Innovation Centre means that you get to live right in the heart of downtown Vancouver and the SFU Vancouver campus community - a bustling urban center, full of charm, nightlife, art and restaurants. SFU Residence at the Chang Centre provides both studio style and 2-bedroom apartments that include a private washroom and kitchen. Join a professional community and take the next steps in your career.

Be in the heart of downtown Vancouver

SFU Residence at the Charles Chang Innovation Centre is steps away from the historic Gastown and downtown Vancouver and right in the heart of the SFU Vancouver campus. Each room is single-occupancy (i.e., no roommates, private) which means that you won't have to share your room with anybody. All residents share common spaces such as lounges. If you are looking for a place to live, learn, and be surrounded by a vibrant city, the Chang Centre community is for you.

Minutes away from everything

  • Harbour Centre - 5  minute walk 
  • SFU Woodwards - 5 minute walk 
  • Retail shops  - 5 to 7 minute walk
  • Coffee shops - 1 to 5 minute walk
  • SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts - 2 minute walk
  • Coal Harbour - 20 minute walk
  • Waterfront Skytrain Station - 5 minute walk
  • Robson Street - 9 minute walk
  • Gastown - 4 minute walk

Each studio or apartment includes

  • Double-sized bed (with storage)
  • Wardrobe (bedroom closet)
  • Washroom (shower stall, toilet & sink)
  • Kitchen (fridge, stove, microwave, cupboards, sink)
  • Dining table and 2 chairs
  • Sofa/couch
  • High-speed Internet (wireless)

SFU Residence at the Chang Centre shared space

  • Laundry room
  • Elevator

SFU Residence at the Chang Centre

  • Private units
  • Residence capacity: 68

Room size (approximate): 


  • Apartment: 346 Sq. ft.
  • Room: 125 sq. ft.


  • Apartment: 472-466 Sq. ft.
  • Room: 274 sq. ft.

2-Bedroom with flex

  • Apartment: 553 Sq. ft.
  • Room:  274 sq. ft.