Education

UniverCity provides ongoing social and financial support to Simon Fraser University (SFU), one of the top 200 research institutes in the world. The Trust aims to enhance university life, academic structure, and activities, while creating a model of sustainable community building that educates and inspires. Here are just some of the initiatives underway in our community that advance education:

  • $29.6 million distributed to SFU to support teaching and research.
  • Enhance university life, academic structure, and activities through the provision of new services and housing options for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Provide opportunities for student internships, research projects, teaching activities, and employment.
  • An innovative elementary school with an environment-focused curriculum.
  • A new childcare centre will utilize the world-renowned Reggio Emilio childcare model.
  • Share best practices and advance knowledge of sustainable community building principles across the world.