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 who deliver strategies that help inform our key audiences and influence their attitudes, perceptions and behaviours. The portfolio is responsible for operational and communications excellence, SFU brand, media relations and public affairs, executive communications, and university-wide communications knowledge sharing.

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.



Simon Fraser University's Surrey campus is a vibrant community hub located in the heart of one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities. Close to the Surrey Central transit station, the dramatic Bing Thom-designed campus is conveniently situated between Metro Vancouver and communities south of the Fraser River.

Described by the Vancouver Sun as the "intellectual heart of the city," Simon Fraser University’s Vancouver campus transformed the landscape of urban education in downtown Vancouver. The campus is comprised of multiple facilities clustered in the core of one of the world’s most liveable cities.

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.