Simon Fraser University

8888 University Dr, Burnaby, Canada
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About Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University is a school located in with a total of 5245 courses available to enroll in.

Simon Fraser, named after a Scottish explorer, Simon Fraser, is a public institution which was founded in 1965. With an urban campus located in Vancouver, it has a total undergraduate enrollment of 30,000 students and 130,000 alumni. The university is consistently ranked as a top university in Canada. Its academic calendar is trimester-based in a suburban setting.

The university is an active member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the biggest collegiate sports organization globally. The university's athletic team is known as the SFU Clan. 2 Olympic gold medalists are from its alumni: Carol Huynh at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 for wrestling and Daniel Igali at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 for freestyle wrestling.

A flexible trimester system, combined with cooperative education experience and an amazing range of choice of studies, ensure that students of the Simon Fraser University are empowered to chart their own path to learning. Simon Fraser University is majorly known for limit-breaking interdisciplinary approach, so students can easily combine different areas of study in numerous combinations.

Designed to offer students with the highest level of flexibility, Simon Fraser University students can choose which of the 3 terms they wish to undergo courses, which opens greater opportunities for interspersing work terms.


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