Departments and Venues

The SFU Centre for Dialogue fosters understanding and positive action by creating the world's best environment for shared understanding and dialogue.

The Ceremonies and Events Office (C&E) advances Simon Fraser University's strategic vision of engagement by producing and managing key university celebrations and milestones. Events include leading and managing convocation and the university's high-profile presidential, institutional, advancement, alumni, ceremonial, government and partner events. Delivering approximately 70 – 80 events annually, locally, nationally and internationally, the department also ensures that ceremony and event protocols and traditions are maintained at events. 

In the place where innovative education, cutting-edge research and community outreach intersect, you’ll find Simon Fraser University. Our vision is to become Canada’s leading engaged university.

SFU Government & Community Relations engages our varied community, industry, and government partners to encourage effective and mutually beneficial relationships.

Simon Fraser University's art galleries are dynamic centres for the presentation and interrogation of art practices and ideas. SFU Galleries includes SFU GalleryAudain Gallery and Teck Gallery, and stewards the SFU Art Collection of over 5,500 works. Programming includes exhibitions, public programs and publications.

SFU’s Communications & Marketing team members are consultative problem-solvers. We deliver strategies that help inform our key audiences and influence their attitudes, perceptions and behaviours in support of SFU’s vision to be a leading research university, advancing an inclusive and sustainable future.

SFU Public Square, a signature initiative designed to spark, nurture and restore community connections, establishes Simon Fraser University as the go-to convener of serious and productive conversations about issues of public concern.



SFU Woodward’s Cultural & Community Programs (SFUW) vision is to enable and promote creativity and leading edge practices in the contemporary arts as well as public community discourse. By supporting professional activities through partnerships, SFUW engages the immediate inner-city community through unique cultural, employment, and public initiatives.