SFU Student Communication Engagement Competition Awards Night

Event: Tue February 27, 2018

Feb 14, 2018

Discover what’s possible when university students and communities work together to make positive local change!

Come on out for a FREE night of inspiring project presentations and dialogue! The SFU Student Community Engagement Competition Awards Nights in Burnaby and Surrey will feature student-led teams competing for a total of $12,000 in awards to help implement their innovative projects designed to engage community and have positive impact in the City. Watch presentations, Q&A, and then take part in a dialogue designed to help you explore what Indigenization might mean in your own projects, activities, or work. Registration is free, but space is limited, so register today.


WHERE: Burnaby Neighbourhood House (South House)
WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 5:30pm – 9:00pm
TICKETS: FREE (but space is limited, so register today).

Presenting Projects – Burnaby
We are the World — A co-created magazine to showcase seniors’ stories of resilience locally and from around the world.
Project S.A.V.E — A partnership model to facilitate the adoption of eco-friendly methods of waste disposal while educating youth on conservation.
Connecting Generations — A place-based initiative to facilitate intergenerational connections through cooking and storytelling.
Eco Endeavors — An after-school sustainability education and mentorship program for grades 6-7.


WHERE: SFU Surrey Campus, Room 5240
WHEN: Thursday, March 1, 5:30pm – 9:00pm
TICKETS: FREE (but space is limited, so register today)

Presenting Projects – Surrey:
Connecting Circle: Weekend Workshop Series – A one-day workshop that will connect new students in the field of Communication, Art and Technology with local representatives of businesses and organizations in Surrey to receive support and mentorship to do freelance design projects.
Masculinity Conversations – Community dialogues around the theme of healthy masculine identity, creating safe spaces where positive masculinity is discussed, understood and promoted.
Surrey Faces – A photo installation project honouring the interconnectivity of individuals and their environments.
Start Up Homes – A student-run program striving to instill financial literacy and employability skills in immigrant, refugee and Muslim women who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Surrey Centre Mini-Maker Faire – An all-day workshop engaging educators and community in learning about maker pedagogy as a catalyst for supporting the engagement of design thinking and experiential activity as powerful learning tools.