Conferences & Events

Professional Development

SFU's Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies has information regarding professional development opportunities for graduate students relating to career and employment, academic and research, teaching and learning, workplace and professional skills, community and wellness, and other useful information and courses open for graduate students.


45 Minute Private Voice lessons 

Date: Thursdays, Now – August 29, 2019 (45 minute sessions by appointment)
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, Education Building 7505
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2019 Weekly Summer Block Party
UniverCity Busker Series and SFU Street Eats Wednesdays

Date: Wednesdays, Now–September 11, 2019 | 11:30 AM–2:00 PM
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, Town Square
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Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)

Dates: August 14–16, 2019 | 8:30 AM–5:00 PM
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, Room TBA
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Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW)

Dates: August 19–20, 2019 | 8:30 AM–5:00 PM
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, Room TBA
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Private Voice Sessions

Dates: Now–August 29, 2019
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TA/TM Day: The Teaching Orientation Program

Date: September 6, 2019 | 8:30–4:30 PM
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, Diamond Alumni Centre
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Wherefore Urban Education - A lunchtime dialogue with the Honorable Rob Fleming

Dates: Friday, September 13, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Asia Pacific Hall, Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC
Free event: Registration required
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SFU Street Fest at UniverCity: Burnaby Mountain's official Community Street Festival

Dates: September 13 
Location: Burnaby Mountain
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Wisdom Amidst Crisis: The Case for Ecodharma in the Anthropocene - A presentation by David R. Loy, Ph.D.

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 6:30–8:00 PM
Location: SFU Harbour Centre, 505 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC - Room 7000 (7th Floor)
More information: here

Certificate Program in University Teaching and Learning

Dates: September 13–December 6 | 9:00–12:00
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, Room TBA
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SFU BIG Fair: University Wide Recruitment Fair 

Dates: September 23–26, 2019 | 10:00AM – 3:30PM
Location: SFU Surrey Campus
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Senate Committee on University Honours (SCUH): Nominations for Honorary Degrees

Nomination Deadline: September 23, 2019
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