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University student with a robot project.

Surrey has two large universities, Simon Fraser University (SFU) (Website.new window) and Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) (Website.new window).

Simon Fraser University (SFU)

SFU has been ranked Canada’s top comprehensive university by McLean’s magazine for 3 years in a row. SFU shares the City of Surrey's interests in the Clean Energy sector and has partnered with the City to develop a hub for sustainable energy technology.

SFU also offers a Mechatronics program (Website. New window) that is 1 of 2 in North America. This program combines mechanical, electronic, software and computer engineering, with applications in the clean energy, advanced manufacturing and ICT sectors.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)

KPU offers a variety of programs, including world-class trades training. KPU also has the second largest business school in western Canada. KPU's Cloverdale campus is a high tech centre, built to train skilled trades people and qualified technologists in BC to support Surrey's diverse manufacturing sector.  

Surrey School District

Surrey is also home to the largest school district in BC for Kindergarten to Grade 12, with a student population of approximately 70,018. Ours is one of the few growing districts in the province. Connect with  information from the Surrey School district #36 (Website. New window).