Surrey, a Canadian Talent Hub

A place where government, industry, and education work together to foster the most sought-after talent in the country

of our population have post-secondary education
of Metro Vancouver's regional population
of our population is under 19 years old

Brilliance converges here, with 2 major universities and over 25 other post-secondary trade & career schools.

These institutions are training over 15,000 skilled workers each year and is home to some of Western Canada's first and newest emerging tech programs, including: Simon Fraser Univeristy's Sustainable Energy Engineering, Industry 4.0 Masters, and an upcoming Quantum Algorithms Institute.

SFU Surrey Students

SFU’s new state-of-the-art Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering Building will enable our students and researchers to gain the knowledge and skills required to help British Columbia and Canada become innovation leaders in the clean technology and sustainable energy sector.

- Andrew Petter, President and Vice-Chancellor, Simon Fraser University

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Our talent attracts more talent.

38% of our workforce commutes from across
Metro Vancouver to realize opportunities in Surrey.