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The UBC sign is pictured at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver on April 23, 2019. Student workers at the campus are trying to unionize. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Inside the unionization battle at SFU and UBC

University workers pushing for adequate pay in increasingly expensive regions

  • Dec 5, 2022

 

(File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

New medical school coming to SFU Surrey, province announces

Eby says new school will mean more family doctors graduating each year

 

West Kelowna native Ethan Beselt (number 4) was honoured for this senior season with the SFU Red Leafs. (SFU Red Leafs/Contributed)

West Kelowna SFU star receives all-conference honour

Beselt finished his career with 98 catches for 1,317 yards, and nine touchdowns in 32 games.

 

Michael Stevenson Ph.D., left and SFU president, Joy Johnson pose for a photo above the Michael Stevenson plaque in the grand hall at SFU Surrey in Surrey on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

SFU Surrey unveils plaque to honour university’s 8th president, Michael Stevenson

Stevenson recognized as being ‘instrumental in bringing SFU to Surrey’

Michael Stevenson Ph.D., left and SFU president, Joy Johnson pose for a photo above the Michael Stevenson plaque in the grand hall at SFU Surrey in Surrey on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
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Surrey’s Bjornson brothers will unite on SFU men’s golf team next year

Pacific Academy’s Justin Bjornson signs to join older sibling Bailey on the Red Leafs

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Tara Wall and Asmaite Gebremichael pose in front of the CLIC sign at SFU Surrey community open house in Surrey on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

SFU celebrates 20 years in Surrey with community open house

Attendees praised one SFU leadership program in particular

Tara Wall and Asmaite Gebremichael pose in front of the CLIC sign at SFU Surrey community open house in Surrey on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey SFU’S open house is on Thursday (Oct. 27) from 4-8 p.m.

SFU Surrey is hosting a community open house this Thursday (Oct. 27)

The open house is celebrating SFU Surrey’s 20th anniversary

Surrey SFU’S open house is on Thursday (Oct. 27) from 4-8 p.m.
Bill Vigars spoke to a crowd at SFU Surrey on Friday (Sept. 23) (Photo: Anna Burns)

White Rock man ‘will do everything’ to keep Terry Fox’s legacy alive

Bill Vigars, who was Fox’s publicist during historic Marathon of Hope, spoke at SFU Surrey

Bill Vigars spoke to a crowd at SFU Surrey on Friday (Sept. 23) (Photo: Anna Burns)
Simon Fraser University is pictured in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019. Two years after dumping their controversial Clan nickname, Simon Fraser University’s sports teams will be called the Red Leafs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Two years after dumping the Clan, Simon Fraser teams will be known as the Red Leafs

Red Leafs will debut their new look with a launch party on Thursday

Simon Fraser University is pictured in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019. Two years after dumping their controversial Clan nickname, Simon Fraser University’s sports teams will be called the Red Leafs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A new agritech innovation centre will officially open at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus this fall. (Photo: Simon Fraser University)

New agritech centre set to open at SFU Surrey in September

Province funding $6.5M over 3 years, in addition to feds previously announcing $10M for the centre

A new agritech innovation centre will officially open at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus this fall. (Photo: Simon Fraser University)
This image provided by Simon Fraser University shows a single T centre qubit in the silicon lattice (render), which supports the first single spin to ever be optically observed in silicon. Researchers have made a breakthrough in quantum technology development that has the potential to leave today’s supercomputers in the dust, opening the door to advances in fields including medicine, chemistry, cybersecurity and others that have been out of reach. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Simon Fraser University

Old computer technology points the way to future of quantum computing

Simon Fraser University researchers find way to create quantum computing processors in silicon chips

This image provided by Simon Fraser University shows a single T centre qubit in the silicon lattice (render), which supports the first single spin to ever be optically observed in silicon. Researchers have made a breakthrough in quantum technology development that has the potential to leave today’s supercomputers in the dust, opening the door to advances in fields including medicine, chemistry, cybersecurity and others that have been out of reach. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Simon Fraser University
MARCH 21, 2022 -- PITT MEADOWS, B.C. -- Simon Fraser men's golf at the Meadow Gardens Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, B.C., Monday, March 21, 2022. (Photo by Wilson Wong - All Rights Reserved 2022)

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Surrey golfer Bjornson, 18, scores university Freshman of the Year award playing on SFU team

‘It’s been such a great experience to travel with everyone and put up some solid numbers,’ says the well-travelled Pacific Academy grad

MARCH 21, 2022 -- PITT MEADOWS, B.C. -- Simon Fraser men's golf at the Meadow Gardens Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, B.C., Monday, March 21, 2022. (Photo by Wilson Wong - All Rights Reserved 2022)

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A woman wears a vaccinated sticker after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in Richmond, B.C., April 10, 2021. Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia researchers are trying to increase vaccine uptake by young adults in the province with the release of a new COVID-based game. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. researchers develop game to address vaccine concerns among young adults

COVID Chronicles looks to meet people where they’re at and build trust

A woman wears a vaccinated sticker after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in Richmond, B.C., April 10, 2021. Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia researchers are trying to increase vaccine uptake by young adults in the province with the release of a new COVID-based game. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Simon Fraser University’s Alex Ogg – a former White Rock Renegade – was named the NCAA Div. 2 Great Northwest Athletic Conference’s player of the year. (Garrett James photo)

Former White Rock Renegade earns university player-of-year honours

Alex Ogg paced Simon Fraser University offence during softball season

Simon Fraser University’s Alex Ogg – a former White Rock Renegade – was named the NCAA Div. 2 Great Northwest Athletic Conference’s player of the year. (Garrett James photo)
People take part in a climate change protest in Montreal, Nov. 21, 2020. A new project by a team of Simon Fraser University researchers aims to build a tool by monitoring social media that can determine Canadians’ climate distress in real time. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

B.C. researchers developing tool to measure climate distress in real time

Social media data will be key to Simon Fraser University team’s multi-year work

People take part in a climate change protest in Montreal, Nov. 21, 2020. A new project by a team of Simon Fraser University researchers aims to build a tool by monitoring social media that can determine Canadians’ climate distress in real time. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
WearTech Labs scientific co-director Edward Park. WearTech Labs is based at SFU Surrey. (Photo: SFU)

SFU receives $11.8M in federal funding for agritech sector, Surrey-based WearTech Labs

PacifiCan, the federal branch providing the funding, planning new headquarters in Surrey

WearTech Labs scientific co-director Edward Park. WearTech Labs is based at SFU Surrey. (Photo: SFU)
Canadians aged 65+ are experiencing higher levels of depression and loneliness since the pandemic began, according to a Simon Fraser University study. (Credit: Pixabay)

Loneliness, depression on the rise among older adults amid pandemic: B.C. study

Women aged 65 to 74 reported 67 per cent increase in loneliness, according to study

Canadians aged 65+ are experiencing higher levels of depression and loneliness since the pandemic began, according to a Simon Fraser University study. (Credit: Pixabay)
Dr. Teresa Cheung, a researcher with SFU’s ImageTech Lab at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (Submitted photo: Fraser Health)

Autism research at Surrey Memorial Hospital gets $1M boost

Funding is for a collaboration between Simon Fraser University, Fraser Health and others

Dr. Teresa Cheung, a researcher with SFU’s ImageTech Lab at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (Submitted photo: Fraser Health)
Simon Fraser University’s Bailey Bjornson has been named the GNAC men’s golfer of the week. (Wilson Wong/SFU photo

Surrey’s Bjornson named GNAC golfer of the week

SFU freshman Bailey Bjornson leads team to sixth-place finish at California tournament

Simon Fraser University’s Bailey Bjornson has been named the GNAC men’s golfer of the week. (Wilson Wong/SFU photo
Simon Fraser University wrestler Karla Godinez-Gonzalez – an Earl Marriott Secondary graduate – won a national title in the 116-pound weight class in Adrian, Mich on the weekend. (SFU photo)

Earl Marriott alum wins national wrestling title for SFU

Karla Godinez-Gonzalez captures first place in 116-pound division at NCWWC championships

Simon Fraser University wrestler Karla Godinez-Gonzalez – an Earl Marriott Secondary graduate – won a national title in the 116-pound weight class in Adrian, Mich on the weekend. (SFU photo)