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Annual Events

Long Hallway with OpFair sign and booths

OpFair is SFU’s largest tech-based career fair held annually by the ESSS for all FAS students. OpFair is an excellent opportunity for students to network with companies and look for co-op jobs or simply careers.

Checkout the OpFair website for the most up-to-date information on OpFair, company attendees, and exhibitor packages.


FROSH is the annual week long welcoming event for SFU engineering students held at the start of September. During a typical year, FROSH generally has an orientation, merch sale, BBQ, Midnight Madness. and other fun activities. FROSH is an excellent event to meet your new first year engineering classmates.

Group playing dodgeball
Small group posing over electronic parts kit
SFU Engineering Competition

The SFU Engineering Competition is organized by both Burnaby and Surrey Engineering students and usually runs roughly at the start of November. The competition has multiple categories with a competitive category for first years to Nth years. The competition is the official qualifier for Western Engineering Competition (WEC).

Pi Week

Pi week runs the week of March 14 each year. The events each day of the week change up every year, but you can generally expect a couple of fun social events and a merch sale. Close to the week, you can find the week’s schedule on our Instagram and Facebook.

Mini Meat Pies
Group posing in front of pond in bathin suits
Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge is a joint charity event with Variety SFU where students hop into the AQ pond. It usually happens in January or February, so dress warm!

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