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Address: 8888 University Dr, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-291-3111
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It was a very short trip with only half of the day to roam Burnaby, and although this was not my first plan, I've decided to just visit it because my bus was going there anyway... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a very short trip with only half of the day to roam Burnaby, and although this was not my first plan, I've decided to just visit it because my bus was going there anyway. Just like Burnaby, I love that it's in the midst of nature! <3

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The school buildings are cool and the Academic Quadrangle around the reflection pool is a lovely area. The trails around the mountain are nice. The views from the campus are beautiful too.

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Thank Emily02020
Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The University of British Columbia wasn't the only place that I visited. The Lower Mainland's other primary university is Simon Fraser University located in Burnaby. It's got a decent student union and dorms and is a little bit smaller compared to UBC. It also has a football field but it is exactly similar to American college stadiums, similar to a... More 

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Thank joryans
Coquitlam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

beautiful views of Greater Vancouver, the buildings are nice, grounds are wonderful at night you can see Vancouver

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Thank GrannyBC
Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were here for a wedding at the Alumni Club. It was a fantastic area. The views were incredible. The grounds made for a lovely walk between the ceremony and the reception. The food was incredible. This was a wonderful place for a wedding made for wonderful pictures and a relaxing time with family. There was a lot of stairs... More 

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Thank M D C
Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I worked at SFU for 6 years. It is an amazing place to watch people, the buildings new and old, good spots to have a bite.

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Thank MShapko
Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My cousins & I went to The Ilia Restaurant for my Birthday Dinner. The weather was great & we ate on their patio. Great food & good service. First time dining there. Will definately go back.

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Thank Diane M
Midwest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

If you have time, please do visit this campus. Without a car, it is difficult and time consuming to get to SFU. Therefore, rent a car and spend a few hours exploring this campus.

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Thank bamboola
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Attending Simon Fraser University was so special. I felt like a king and really at home in such a great learning environment. The campus and the feel you get when attending there is breathtaking. The Burnaby Mountain on which it is situated has spectacular views of the lower mainland of British Columbia. Even events and camps at SFU have that... More 

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Thank Richard W
Ottawa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

It is a must see, the architecture is impressive, modern designed by Arthur Erickson. Also, a great place for the Sci-Fi fans to visit, it was the setup for a lot of SciFi series.

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