Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a public educational institute located in Burnaby, Canada. Named after explorer Simon Fraser, the university was founded in 1965 and has a motto of "Nous sommes prêts". SFU operates in the industries of education, higher education, and university education.
SFU is affiliated with various organizations including the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate, Universities Canada, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Canadian University Press, and Canadian Bureau for International Education. The university has been accredited by multiple bodies, such as the American Psychological Association, Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Council on Education for Public Health, Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training of British Columbia, Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
SFU has several subsidiaries, including Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre, Simon Fraser University Innovates, Simon Fraser University Men's Ice Hockey, Simon Fraser University Pipe Band, Simon Fraser University Rowing Club, and Simon Frazer University - Vision and Media Lab. The university's official address is 8888 University Dr, Suite 1200, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada, and it has a DUNS number of 208032946. As of now, SFU has been assigned 83 patents.