Teaching Assistant Support

Teaching assistants (TAs) are essential members of SFU’s teaching community. The Centre for Educational Excellence is here to support TAs throughout their time at SFU and to consult with academic units and departments to enhance TA development in the disciplines.

Teaching Assistant Resources

TA Hub is a virtual, on-demand resource that provides you with essential information, interactive activities, and resources to strengthen your teaching and leadership skills.

International Teaching Assistant Resources

If you’re an International TA, check out the resources specifically for you:

The Pre-arrival International TA Guide has been designed for graduate students who have not yet begun their SFU learning and teaching journey and would like an introduction to a position as a teaching assistant.

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The International TA Canvas Guide has been designed as an introduction to your position as a teaching assistant at SFU.

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Support for TAs in your Unit

If you are part of an academic unit or department and want to learn more about how to best support TAs in your department – connect with us at to find out more.


“CEE has been incredibly responsive and open to working with us to imagine what the best experience for Chemistry TAs might be. We’re excited to continue our partnership.”

Carla Pretorius, Lecturer
Byron Gates, Professor