Embark on a dynamic learning journey with Urban Studies 101. Delve deep into the core question: what defines a city? Explore diverse perspectives, methodologies, and strategies aimed at enhancing urban environments with the guidance of passionate faculty and industry practitioners. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the multifaceted nature of cities and develop practical skills for real-world urban engagement.

Watch Professor Mei Lan Fang introduce this brand new SFU Urban Studies course.

View the course outline.

Registration for the fall 2024 semester is now open. Remember URB 101:

  • has no prerequisites
  • is offered at Burnaby campus in the afternoons
  • has no final exam

We look forward to seeing you in class!