Simon Fraser University Changemaker Campus

Simon Fraser University is Canada’s most community-engaged research university, with over 35,000 students across three urban campuses located in Vancouver, Surrey and Burnaby. Ranked as Canada’s top comprehensive university, SFU is a place where innovative education, cutting-edge research and community outreach intersect. Through our authentic community partnerships—both locally and globally—SFU is developing emerging leaders and solutions for a sustainable, just and healthy society.

Building upon this commitment, SFU Innovates is a university-wide strategy that builds on our dynamic culture and seeks to strengthen SFU’s commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship. SFU Innovates brings together a complete continuum of programming and resources for entrepreneurs and changemakers. This includes interdisciplinary, experiential learning environments; support for creating and testing innovative ideas and models; and helping companies grow their economic, social and environmental impact.

Simon Fraser University Thought Leadership

Whose Knowledge Is It?Stanford Social Innovation Review

2020 Exchange:
It’s in Our Strat Plan! Embedding Social Purpose Institutionally
Research as a Tool for Social Change & Innovation

2019 Exchange:
Graduating Changemakers: Expanding Possibilities for Higher Ed in the 21st Century

Changemaker Campus

Launched in 2008, Ashoka offers the Changemaker Campus designation to leading institutions in social innovation education. These institutions share the vision for higher education to become the next global driver of social change by transforming the educational experience into a world-changing experience.