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Welcome to Urban Studies

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, SFU's program in Urban Studies offers students a broad-based, interdisciplinary graduate education preparing them to understand and address the diverse and interconnected opportunities and challenges facing cities today.

More about Urban Studies

News & Events

  • Associate Professor Meg Holden, and URB alumni Akua Schatz, won $40,000 Bullitt Foundation grant to research the challenges of infill housing development in metro Vancouver municipalities.
  • M.Urb candidate Eric Brown, made a competitive poster entry at the inaugural SFU Climate Research Day on April 14. Brown's poster was based on his research into the acceptance of higher density housing and land use types in North Cowichan, BC.