TechConnect

TechConnect Spring 2023

What is TechConnect?

The SFU FAS TechConnect is a student-experience program aimed to ease your transition from high school into the Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) at SFU. Each session is aimed at helping you to make the most of your university experience - socially, academically, and professionally.

Why should I participate?

TechConnect involves a series of sessions throughout Fall and Spring. Our sessions offer:

  • Make lifelong friends in your program
  • Fun social activities
  • Connect with student mentors
  • Opportunities for skill development
  • Study prep sessions
  • Career-related workshops
  • Program-related workshops
  • Health & Wellness sessions

Plus, complimentary food and beverages will be served at each session!

Make immediate connections

As a TechConnect mentee, you’ll have the added benefit of connecting with student mentors declared in the same major and learn first-hand about what to expect from life at SFU!

Win prizes

TechConnect students are automatically entered to win gift cards at the end of each session. A grand prize will be drawn at the end of the semester too!

 

SCHEDULES

SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

Spring 2023 – Team Smackdown 

Welcoming new and returning students back to campus! In this session, students will go head-to-head a series of games to ‘get the gold’. Students will have the chance to make new friends in their program.  

LinkedIn Hacks 

Learn how to optimize your LinkedIn profile to attract tech employers! This engaging workshop provide you with profile tips, job search hacks, and industry insights on desirable skill sets. Participants will also receive complimentary professional headshots. 

Mid-Term Social 

Come hang out with friends in this fun video game social. A complimentary lunch will also be provided as you catch-up with your FAS peers. 

Summer Smash 

Celebrate the end of the school year in this summer social. Enjoy games, ice cream, food, prizes and unwind with friends.

Questions?

Please connect with Student Affairs Coordinator, Heesu Joo at faslife@sfu.ca for any inquiries on the TechConnect program and for late registration.