A huge conservation area surrounds the original SFU campus
at the top of Burnaby
Mountain. The location provides some of the best views of the Vancouver’s skyline, Burrard Inlet, the North Shore Mountains
and Deep Cove
Simon Fraser University - Burnaby Campus - British Columbia
On the doorstep
While the Burnaby campus is more isolated than the downtown venues, everything you need will be available on campus. The Arthur Erikson inspired campus is a 20-minute drive from both downtown Vancouver
and Vancouver’s North Shore.
The Burnaby campus can house groups of 10 to 1,000. Accommodation includes individual residence rooms, townhouses and rooms at the Simon Hotel.
Enjoy West coast dining and great views at Horizons restaurant in Burnaby Mountain Park when it re-opens after renovations in fall 2010.
Visit the neighbourhood of Burnaby Heights on East Hastings between Boundary Road and Gamma Avenue for a good selection of restaurants. The one to look out for is The Pear Tree at 4120 East Hastings which has won numerous regional restaurant awards.
Metropolis at Metrotown is BC’s biggest mall with close to 500 shops and restaurants. The huge mall at 4700 Kingsway is located 15-20 minutes south of the Burnaby campus.
For an alternative shopping experience, visit Commercial Drive
in east Vancouver, less than 15 minutes away. Vancouver’s downtown shopping districts are a 20-minute drive from the campus.
Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area surrounds the SFU campus. Attractions include the Centennial Rose Gardens, the Japanese totem poles - Kamui Mintara, hiking trails
and a bike park.
The university’s Museum of Archaeology & Ethnography features totem poles and carving from BC as well as collections from around the world.
The municipal Burnaby Mountain Golf Course & Driving Range is a 10-minute drive south of the campus.
Recreation facilities at SFU include squash, racquetball and tennis courts, a pool, softball diamond and fitness centre.