Simon Fraser University is located on Burnaby Mountain. The term mountain is perhaps not correct, the mountain is really a larger hill. You will get a feeling that you are going up a mountain once your ears start popping due to the altitude change.
The university campus is surrounded by trees and wildlife. The university's location on Burnaby Mountain provides an extensive network of forested trails for walking, hiking and biking.
The architecture of the university is very unique. The whole campus is built out of concrete, hence grey is the predominant colour. On clear days, views of the city from the campus are great. On the campus you'll also find "the Pond", an outdoor fish pond where you'll find many gold fish. On a sunny day you'll find many students sitting and reading by the pond.
Come up and visit Simon Fraser University, located right next to Vancouver in the city of Burnaby.
It's rather nice because it's situated on top of a hill, which gives it a nice quiet isolated environment away from the city.
It's a really neat campus with specatcular views of the Vancouver area. Come up on a sunny day though, as rain days are pretty glum up there.
There is easy access from the skytrain. Get off at the Production Way / University station, and take the 145 SFU Express right up.