The Business Administration Student Society (BASS) at SFU’s Beedie School of Business honoured outstanding individuals in the SFU Beedie community at the first annual BASS Celebration Gala on April 26, 2018. The event was an innovation of the BASS Executive Council, building on previous years’ events. “Many SFU Beedie students work tirelessly to host numerous events and programs for members of the Beedie community,” says Annika Ng, Chair of the BASS Celebration Gala 2018 Organizing […]
SFU’s Beedie School of Business was once again well represented at the Surrey Board of Trade’s annual Top 25 Under 25 Awards for 2018, with six SFU Beedie students or alumni appearing in the list as well as two further students who have taken interdisciplinary programs at the school. The award winners were honoured at an event celebrating remarkable initiatives taken by young people in Surrey, who are 25 years of age or younger. The […]
Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business won a total of eight podium places in this year’s JDC West case competition. JDC West is Western Canada’s largest business case competition, hosting almost 600 undergraduate delegates from twelve of Western Canada’s leading post-secondary institutions. Delegates compete in a number of disciplines, including academics, debate and athletics. This year’s competition took place over the span of three days from January 12 to 14, 2018, at the University […]
Rachel Chase, an undergraduate student at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, is among three SFU students to be selected for the 2018 cohort of The Next 36 a national initiative aimed at transforming Canada’s most promising post-secondary student innovators into leading entrepreneurs. Rachel was selected alongside Ardalan Benam,a recent MSc graduate from the School of Computing Science, and Nell Du, an undergraduate in the School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering. With three students accepted, SFU has more students […]
In front of a sellout audience of 200 business experts, investors, instructors, students and alumni at the Westminster Savings Theatre at SFU’s Surrey Campus on August 3, students in the Technology Entrepreneurship@SFU (tech e@sfu) 2016/2017 cohort made their final presentations of the business ideas they have been developing over the past year. Tech e@SFU is a high-tech entrepreneurship program, funded by BCIC and the SpencerCreo Foundation, offering students hands-on training and support as they go […]
By Ian Bryce A $500,000 gift from Simon Fraser University alumnus Ryan Beedie will support 25 new undergraduate awards for students in SFU’s Beedie School of Business. The generous gift marks five years since he and his family bestowed $22 million—the largest gift in SFU’s history—to establish the Beedie School of Business. “This wonderful gift will strengthen SFU’s commitment to engage the world,” says SFU President Andrew Petter. “These awards benefit the innovators and entrepreneurs of tomorrow and […]
In the second part of a two-part interview, SFU Director of Entrepreneurship Sarah Lubik talks about the path her new role has led her on, why entrepreneurship skills are so important today, and why SFU’s approach to teaching entrepreneurship is both empowering and unique.