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Simon Fraser University (Canada)

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SFU is an old concrete business on aAverageChemistry
SFU is an old concrete business on a hill masquerading as an institution of higher learning. The basic problem is that it does not provide an environment conducive to learning. The degree is worth less than the paper it's printed on (BSc here) and the amount of busy-work you need to do to achieve this degree is staggering (over 5 years). I feel as though my undergraduate education is lacking so far behind when I meet undergrads from other institutions (most notably U of T or UBC). I would recommend only going here for a business degree or maybe Economics and rush through it as fast as possible. Don't get involved and don't expect to make friends.
5th Year Female -- Class 2011
University Resource Use: C+, Faculty Accessibility: F
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I spent a year at the University ofQuite BrightBiology
I spent a year at the University of Toronto, and felt swallowed up by the school. I switched to SFU a year later and I LOVE it here. They are completely devoted to making this school a positive working environment for everyone. I wouldn't switch schools given the chance now that I'm here. I'm so much happier!!
1st Year Female -- Class 2017
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: D+
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I transferred to SFU and transferred again afterBiology
I transferred to SFU and transferred again after a year. VERY BAD social life. Students and profs have very bad attitudes and the environment is overall toxic in some way I can't explain. I highly recommend you spend some time in a classroom, on campus before going here. A combination of the stoic look of the school combined with the stoic people make it overall an extremely depressing place to live and study. SFU embodies the concept that people from Vancouver are rude.
Male -- Class 2000
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