Training Sessions / Workshops

Faculty Heats

Faculty Date Time Location Organizer's Contact
Arts TBA      
Applied Sciences
February 23 10:00am-12:00pm ASB 9896
Environment March 13 4:00-6:00pm ASB10900
Science March 6 1:00-4:00pm SSB7172
Health Sciences March 13 9:30-11:30am TBA
Education March 14 5:00pm Discovery 1, 3rd Floor| Rm 3025

Open Heats / Wildcard

The wildcard competitions are open to graduate students who can't attend their faculty heat or whose faculty did not have a heat. 

Vancouver TBA    


To register for your faculty or a wildcard heat, log into myInvolvement and look under Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows Opportunities.

Registration cut offs:

Environment: February 19th

Health Sciences: February 21st

Education: February 28th


SFU Final

People's Choice winners from each faculty heat, and the winners from the open heats will proceed to the university wide final to compete for the top prize. Another People's Choice winner will also be selected by the audience at the final.

March 19, 2018 4:00pm Big Data Hub, ASB 10900

Western Regional Competition 

We'll fly SFU's winner to the 3MT Western Regional Competition in Saskatoon.

Organized by the Western Canadian Deans of Graduate Studies (WCDGS), up to 17 graduate students from Western Canadian Deans' Agreement participating universities are eligible to participate. The top three competitors at the Western Regional 3MT Competition will go on to compete at the National Canadian Competition. 

Please note that non-thesis students are not able to compete in the Western Regional. The top SFU thesis-based student finalist will proceed to the Western Regionals.

 April 27, 2018 University of Regina   Watch the Livestream 

National 3MT Virtual Competition

Sponsored by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS), three graduate students will move forward from the Western Regional competition to the nationals.

Date TBA Location TBA