SFU's 50th Anniversary Celebration: Surrey Campus Open House

Here's a snapshot of what happened on March 2, 2016 when SFU's Surrey campus opened its doors to the community. Share your moments using the hashtag #SFU50 on Twitter and Instagram.

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  1. Each year, more than 3,000 individuals attend SFU's Surrey campus open house to take in a myriad presentations, exhibitions and demonstrations.
  2. At the heart of an event of this magnitude are the SFU staff and the hundreds of volunteers who helped us put on an unforgettable event.
  3. Our volunteers are so ready for the #SFU50 Open House at @sfusurreycampus on Wednesday, March 2nd! 馃檶 Free food, awesome entertainment, cool prizes/displays, and more! #thisiswhatdreamsaremadeof #sfugram #sfu #sfuoh #volunteer #fifty
    Our volunteers are so ready for the #SFU50 Open House at @sfusurreycampus on Wednesday, March 2nd! 馃檶 Free food, awesome entertainment, cool prizes/displays, and more! #thisiswhatdreamsaremadeof #sfugram #sfu #sfuoh #volunteer #fifty
  4. There's a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes leading up to the event, such as printing t-shirts for all the volunteers and DIY-ing our own #SFU50 marquee sign!
  5. Spent most of my day at Document Solutions at BBY following up on my orders for Open House next week. They're digitally printing my t-shirt order (just like an ink jet printer).looks super cool, and instantly get a tshirt done in minutes! #sfu50 #sfu
    Spent most of my day at Document Solutions at BBY following up on my orders for Open House next week. They're digitally printing my t-shirt order (just like an ink jet printer).looks super cool, and instantly get a tshirt done in minutes! #sfu50 #sfu
  6. Team work and DIY-ed these marquee letters in the office today. They look super good! 馃憣 #diy #sfu50 #sfusurrey #sfu #marqueelights
    Team work and DIY-ed these marquee letters in the office today. They look super good! 馃憣 #diy #sfu50 #sfusurrey #sfu #marqueelights
  7. On March 2, setup began early with the WestStone Group Grand Hall's Celebration Stage. By 10:20 a.m., the equipment for all our performers had arrived.
  8. Things are getting setup, stage is ready to go. The show is about to happen. Less than 24 hours to go... #sfu #sfu50 #sfusurrey
    Things are getting setup, stage is ready to go. The show is about to happen. Less than 24 hours to go... #sfu #sfu50 #sfusurrey
  9. The first of our more than 200 volunteers began to arrive at noon and final preparations got underway. In quick fashion, the balloons were ready to go and the ball pit in the Kids Zone on Podium 2 by Fraser Library was set up for the little ones!
  10. privilege of a volunteer #sfu50 #sfu #simonfraseruniversity #vancouver #homie #balloon #unilife
    privilege of a volunteer #sfu50 #sfu #simonfraseruniversity #vancouver #homie #balloon #unilife
  11. Conveniently located adjacent to Surrey-Central SkyTrain Station, we had guests from across Metro Vancouver descend on our Surrey campus for Open House! An #SFU50 sign made the journey from the Burnaby campus to the Surrey campus by SkyTrain:
  12. The @simonfraseru 50th anniversary sign taking #Skytrain to the #sfu50 Surrey Open House.
    The @simonfraseru 50th anniversary sign taking #Skytrain to the #sfu50 Surrey Open House.
  13. Transferring in New West; almost there! #sfu50
    Transferring in New West; almost there! #sfu50
  14. And we were underway right on time at 4:30 p.m.! Emcees for the evening were SFSS president Enoch Weng and criminology student Raman Bains.
  15. #SFU legacy song contest winner Caleb Sung was first to perform on the Celebration Stage.
  16. Next were the upbeat taps of the Heather Jolley Highland Dancers, the fast-paced steps of VanCity Bhangra and the delicate moves of the Lorita Leung Chinese Dance Company.
  17. Highland dancers at SFU SURREY #openhouse #sfu50
    Highland dancers at SFU SURREY #openhouse #sfu50
  18. Vancity Bhangra at open house #sfu50
    Vancity Bhangra at open house #sfu50
  19. Beautiful dance #sfu #openhouse #sfu50
  20. Event goers then enjoyed a joint performance from R&B/EDM vocalist Jerrica Santos, producer/pianist Trevor Hoffmann and folk rock duo, The Simpson Brothers. They performed a selection of covers including John Legend's "All of Me."
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