ABOUT

Embark is a student-led non-profit society based out of Simon Fraser University with over 35,000 undergraduate and graduate student members. We empower students to create sustainable change through grants, training, and engagement.

We work to represent the voice of students at the university. Our commitment over the years has allowed us to acquire a seat on SFU's Senior Sustainability Council, the Sustainable Mobility Advisory Committee, and has enabled us to work with various SFU departments and groups to ensure student sustainability issues are addressed. 

If you'd like to volunteer and join the Embark team, visit our Opportunities page.

If you are not an SFU student but would like to support our work, consider becoming an Associate Member. As an Associate Member, you will be a part of our growing network of sustainability leaders. Join our events, campaigns, and get access to funding and professional development opportunities. Become a member today.


  • Upcoming events

    Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    Embark Learning Garden

    Getting Ready for Winter Gardening

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    Curious about how to grow veggies in the winter? Join Michael at the Embark Learning Garden to find out about seasonal extension techniques and crop timing. We will also be planting vegetables suited to our West Coast climate. No experience needed! 

    Open to students, staff, and faculty - RSVP below!


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    With World Ocean Day just having passed, it’s well time we start thinking about how we can eat more sustainably when it comes to our seafood. With the massive problems the oceans already face, beginning with the massive garbage patches found in the world’s gyres, and ending with ocean acidification, the least we can do is begin to think sustainably in terms of what kind of seafood we are choosing to consume.
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    Welcoming Tessa, Embark's New Programs Manager!

    A few days ago, I started the preparation and training to become Embark’s new Programs Manager. I’d like to share with you the journey that led me to this role.
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