What is the Sustainability Peer Program?

The Sustainability Peer Program is an 8-month co-curricular cohort that provides a small group of students with sustainability education and opportunities to develop their own sustainability initiatives through mentorship, workshops, and support.

As a Sustainability Peer you will gain sustainability knowledge, meet and learn from sustainability leaders, and engage with the SFU community to promote ecological, social and economic sustainability within and beyond the University.

As a Sustainability Peer you can expect to:


Previous Sustainability Peer Program Projects


Eco Endeavours

This after school program aimed to introduce sustainability to elementary school students. The focus of the project was to plant a seed to young leaders about sustainability topics, challenges, and opportunities at an early age. This project won the SFU Community Engagement Competition in 2018.


Plight of the Coast Audio Documentary

Exploring the topic of salmon farming in BC, this audio documentary dives deep in the waters of the social, economic, and ecological impacts of this industry to its surrounding local communities. With interviews from multiple industries and community leaders, this body of work begun to uncover the uncharted territory of salmon farming.

Applications for the 2019/2020 Sustainability Peer Program are being accepted!

Apply by May 19th, 2019 by submitting your resume and the Sustainability Peer Educator Application Form through myInvolvement. Search "Sustainability Peer" in Opportunities tab. Feel free to direct any questions to Kimberley Thee at kthee@sfu.ca.

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