Studio Stories: “Changing Me, We and Community for the better”

Jan 17, 2019

Is it an exaggeration to say the SFU Semester at CityStudio program changed me? Maybe – but it’s true. I came into the program in my 5th year a jaded university student with little direction. I had lost sight of what I wanted to do, and was concerned that my degree was not providing me with the […]

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Highlights from the Studio (Fall 2018)

Dec 13, 2018

We are writing with an update from CityStudio Vancouver on behalf of the Executive Director and Board Chair. We’ll bring you these updates once a term to share the most important news highlights and activities.

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SFU, Langara students awarded top prizes at HUBBUB #11

Dec 4, 2018

Vancouver, BC – Five student projects created through CityStudio Vancouver this term were recognized at HUBBUB #11 on Friday, November 30. The event, held at City Hall, showcased twenty-four experimental projects created by students together with City of Vancouver staff to address key city goals and challenges.

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CityStudio announces independence as CityStudio Vancouver Society

Nov 21, 2018

Vancouver, BC – Seven years after launching as a collaborative project between founding partners City of Vancouver and Simon Fraser University, CityStudio Vancouver is now the CityStudio Vancouver Society, an independent not-for-profit organization and registered Canadian charity.

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Alum Spotlight: Adele Therias + Neighbour Lab

Nov 13, 2018

In this series, we catch-up with CityStudio Vancouver alumni to find out where they are now, what they’ve been up to and how their CityStudio experience helped them get there.

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Your vote is your voice: here’s why you should use it.

Oct 3, 2018

On October 20th, most of the province will head to the polls to elect new city leaders. In Vancouver we’re voting to elect 1 mayor, 10 councillors, 7 Park Board commissioners and 9 School Board trustees. But what does that mean? When we vote for a new mayor, how will that impact us day-to-day? Does […]

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A Guide to Election Day 2018

Oct 3, 2018

It’s easy to agree that voting is important. (For a refresher, read this). But that’s not to say it can’t also be a bit overwhelming, especially as a first time voter. To help make things as simple and smooth as possible for you, we’ve put together a few links, resources and FAQs to guide you […]

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Applications are open for 2019 Civic Innovation Change Lab

Sep 19, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Civic Innovation Change Lab co-hosted by SFU Beedie, RADIUS SFU, CityStudio Vancouver, and SFU Semester in Dialogue. Local partners include the City of Vancouver and other leading community organizations. Change Lab programs have been running at SFU since 2011. These unique, once-in-a-degree studio programs are intensive opportunities to hone […]

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8 ways YOU can get involved in city-building

Aug 14, 2018

From a young age we learn that cities build roads, fill potholes, pick up garbage, provide clean tap water and plow snow in the winter—but rarely do we give much thought as to how this all gets done or what role we can play in these systems.

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