The UniverCity community is conveniently located next to one of Canada’s most comprehensive and leading post secondary institutions, Simon Fraser University. Residents are welcome to enjoy many of SFU’s cultural, recreational and educational amenities.
All UniverCity residents are eligible for a Community Card that allows them free or discounted use of SFU facilities and amenities including:
- Libraries – UniverCity residents enjoy access to Canada’s number one comprehensive university, with its scores of online journals, books, and images. The SFU library system provides a complete range of services, collections, space, and technology to support all of the research, learning, and recreational interests of UniverCity residents.
- Athletic and Recreational Opportunities – Residents qualify for discounted access to SFU’s competition-grade athletic and recreational facilities and programs, including aquatic activities, fitness classes, and organized sports programs.
SFU Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology – Located in the Academic Quadrangle (AQ), the museum collects and exhibits objects from around the world, with a specific emphasis on the Northwest coast and the archaeology and ethnology of the First Nations of British Columbia. For more information call 778-782-3325 or visit www.sfu.ca/archaeology/museum/
SFU Gallery – Located in the Academic Quadrangle, the Simon Fraser University Gallery collects and exhibits works of art from Pacific Rim countries with an emphasis on Canada and British Columbia. Temporary exhibitions change every three weeks throughout the year. The gallery is usually closed in between academic semesters. For more information call 778-782-4266 or visit www.sfu.ca/artgallery/exhibitions.
Lectures – SFU offers free public lectures and presentations on a variety of interesting topics throughout the campus. Schedules are available in the SFU Events Calendar. For more information visit www.events.sfu.ca.
SFU Theatre – The School for the Contemporary Arts presents a free performance, film screening, concert and artist’s demonstration in the SFU Theatre every Thursday at 12:30pm during fall and spring semesters. In all, more than 100 performances and visual art shows are scheduled throughout the year. For more information call 778-782-3514 or visit www.sfu.ca/sca.