Simon Fraser University

Burnaby, Canada
In the place where innovative education, cutting-edge research and community outreach intersect, you'll find Simon Fraser University. Our vision? To be Canada's leading engaged university. Born in 1965, SFU has become Canada's leading comprehensive university with vibrant campuses in British Columbia's largest municipalities — Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey — and deep roots in partner communities throughout the province and around the world.
  • #201 Ranking
  • 40 Masters
  • Public Institution Type

About

History

Located in Canada on British Columbia's west coast and named for an early explorer, Simon Fraser University opened on September 9, 1965 with 2,500 students.

Education

The calendar offers more than 100 undergraduate programs and more than 45 graduate programs that lead to degree or diploma credentials.

Research

FU researchers work across the arts, humanities and sciences to advance knowledge in key areas set out in the Strategic Research Plan. The staff engage students and communities to help solve research problems and deliver results that matter.

Career

Simon Fraser University is among Canada's leading comprehensive universities and consistently ranks as one of the top employers in the country.

Master's Programmes

Humanities (8)
Medicine & Health (4)
Engineering & Technology (3)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Simon Fraser University!

Services

Student services

The International Services for Students (ISS) office provides support and services for all students seeking information regarding a variety of international learning opportunities. Specific services and supports include:

Library services

SFU’s libraries are vibrant educational hubs that support learning, research and community engagement.

ICT services

SFU offers all the technology support and solutions you need to teach, work and learn in the 21st century.

The university offers state-of-the-art technology and telecommunications services as well as video and web conferencing.

Medical services

  • Allergy Injections
  • Travel Health
  • Wound care
  • Cold/Flu/Illness care
  • Urgent and emergency care
  • Physical exams (work required)
  • Prescriptions and medication management
  • Minor procedures
  • Birth Control education and prescribing
  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening and treatment
  • Vaccinations
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Health education

Student Life

Campus life

Campus Safety & Security Services is committed to engaging our community to make SFU a safe and secure environment to live, learn, and work. Campus Safety & Security Services is dedicated to providing the best public safety and resource protection services to our University community.

Sports facilities

  • Drop-in Sports Drop-in Sports offers flexibility and unstructured play
  • Intramural Leagues Play organized sport leagues on campus
  • Sport Clubs Student organized sport clubs with a variety of competition levels

Student clubs

The Simon Fraser Student Society is a student-led organization that represents and advocates for the interests of the 26,000+ undergraduate students at SFU. As an undergraduate student, YOU are a member of the SFSS and benefit from all the services and opportunities we offer.

Accreditation

The NWCCU is one of six independent regional agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to evaluate the quality and institutional effectiveness of post-secondary institutions. Simon Fraser is being accredited by a U.S. agency because Canada doesnt have a comparable institutional accreditation body.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.