" ~SFU~ " SFU (Simon Fraser University) Tip by Biljana

  the Pond
by Biljana

Simon Fraser University is located on Burnaby Mountain. The term mountain is perhaps not correct, the mountain is really a larger hill. You will get a feeling that you are going up a mountain once your ears start popping due to the altitude change.

The university campus is surrounded by trees and wildlife. The university's location on Burnaby Mountain provides an extensive network of forested trails for walking, hiking and biking.

The architecture of the university is very unique. The whole campus is built out of concrete, hence grey is the predominant colour. On clear days, views of the city from the campus are great. On the campus you'll also find "the Pond", an outdoor fish pond where you'll find many gold fish. On a sunny day you'll find many students sitting and reading by the pond.


8888 University Drive, Burnaby

From Downtown Vancouver you can take Hastings and then go up Burnaby Mountain to the SFU Campus. By SkyTrain take Millenium Line. Get off at Production Way station and take bus 145 up to the campus.

Phone: 1 604 291 3111 (Burnaby); +1 604 291 5000 (Harbour Centre)
Website: http://%r http://www.sfu.ca %r

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  • Updated Sep 15, 2004
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