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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.

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News & Events

  • October 30 - M.Urb defense, Leah Anderson, Exploring the Social Meaning of Aging and of Neighboburhood Programs and Facilities for Older Residents: Ethnographic Accounts from Vancouver, 3:00pm, room 1500, SFU Vancouver (Harbour Centre)
  • November 6 - M.Urb defense, Sergio Malatesta, An industry without grounds: Understanding the locational patterns of manufacturing firms in the city of Lima, Peru, 10:00am, room 1530, SFU Vancouver (Harbour Centre)
  • November 6 - M.Urb defense, Mark Friesen, Democracy in Metro Vancouver: Decision-Making and the Regional Growth Strategy, 2:00pm, room 2200, SFU Vancouver (Harbour Centre)