Support for Learning: CUPE Staff

There are a number of professional development opportunities for CUPE Employees at SFU.

Learning Opportunities Fund (LOF)

The purpose of the LOF is to enable employees to access Job Related Courses (courses, seminars, workshops or conferences, excluding University credit courses) that will enhance each employee's performance and develop her/his skills and abilities.

Employee Training and Development

Departments are encouraged to provide on-the-job training for employees to upgrade their skills and knowledge.

Tuition Waiver

Tuition for SFU credit courses is waived for Continuing CUPE Employees and their Dependents.

Staff Mobility Initiative

Through SFU International:

Supports staff exchange and/or attachment to a partner university overseas.

In-House courses and workshops offered through Human Resources

Human Resources offers a number of courses each semester on a variety of topics designed to meet the learning needs of staff.