International Students

International graduate students bring valuable perspectives, insights and experiences to the university. If you are a current international student, this section will provide tips and resources to help you make the most of your grad experience.

If you are a new student, visit our Virtual Orientation page to help you find your way through getting settled in Metro Vancouver and getting established in the Canadian university system.

We are committed to helping you throughout your graduate program. If you have a question that's not answered below, please contact Carolyn Hanna at dgs-international@sfu.ca

There are a wide variety of campus services available for all graduate students, as well as a number of different ways to meet people and get engaged with the community.

As an international graduate student, these additional resources may be of interest:

Settlement & Visa Support

Academic & Professional

English as an Additional Language

Academic Culture: Recommended Reading

Financial Support

Equity & Access

Community Settlement Resources

Safety and Security