Living in British Columbia
British Columbia is home to Canada's thriving tech start-up hub, capturing the attention of industry giants like Boeing, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and an array of global enterprises that have chosen to establish local offices, as well as a vibrant and supportive local business community. Moreover, the province garners recognition as a preferred destination for esteemed global conferences, exemplified by the world-renowned TED Conference and other notable events.
Study at the Dynamic Surrey Campus
Located in the heart of one of Canada's fastest-growing cities, SFU's Surrey campus is a thriving community hub. Situated close to the Surrey Central transit station, this vibrant campus seamlessly bridges Metro Vancouver with communities south of the Fraser River. Its central location and convenient access make SFU's Surrey campus an ideal destination for pursuing academic excellence and professional advancement. The Surrey campus offers more than 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and continuing education courses. Catering to more than 8,000 students, both full- and part-time, it stands as a world-class leader in health, sustainable energy, creative technologies, research, and innovation. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring spaces designed by Canadian architect, Bing Thom. This architectural marvel offers state-of the-art facilities and amenities, fostering an environment conducive to optimal learning and growth.
The SFU Surrey community is privileged to study and work on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), q̓íc̓əy̓ (Katzie), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem), Qayqayt, Kwantlen, Semiahmoo and Tsawwassen communities.
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Students can apply for housing at the Burnaby and Vancouver campuses. Please note that there is no student housing available at the Surrey campus.
GEC Living Student Residences provides off campus housing for students with convenient access to the SFU Surrey Campus.
Life in Surrey, British Columbia
Enrolling in an MBA program in Surrey, B.C. offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the region's natural beauty and enjoy endless opportunities for world-class outdoor activities all year round. Living in B.C., surrounded by a stunning backdrop of mountains, forests and oceans, makes it easy for you to transition seamlessly from hiking in the North Shore mountains to kayaking in the serene waters of False Creek just a short drive away. Enjoy the pristine ski slopes in Whistler or catch some big waves at Tofino, the surf capital of Canada.
With one of the most temperate climates in Canada, B.C. offers you endless breathtaking views and opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, cultivating a healthy and active lifestyle.
Consistently ranked among the most livable countries in the world, Canada boasts an incredible diversity of cultures. There are endless activities to experience and you are just a quick train ride away from downtown Vancouver, a bustling hub of industry and the arts.
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