Leadership + development

Get ready to advance

Grow personally and professionally with leadership and development programs for students, faculty and staff.

Professional development for instructors

Teaching and Learning Centre

A training resource for SFU instructors, staff, teaching assistants and tutor-markers.

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Instructional skills workshops

Intensive skills development for instructors of all levels.

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TA/TM Week

A week-long orientation for both new and veteran teaching assistants and tutor-markers to gain knowledge, skills and confidence for teaching support roles.

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Symposium on Teaching and Learning

An annual meeting of SFU educators aimed at enhancing the student learning experience.

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International Teaching Assistant Program

A graduate seminar for teaching assistants and graduate students who speak English as an additional language.

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Certificate Program in University Teaching and Learning for graduate students

A four-month program for aspiring teaching assistants who wish to develop their skills and confidence.

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Career development for students

Beedie School of Business: Career Management Centre 

Career advising for business students and alumni.

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Career Services

A one-stop resource centre open to all SFU students.

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Passport to Leadership

This series of six interactive workshops will help you develop leadership knowledge and skills to make a difference in your workplace or organization.

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Leadership opportunities
for students

Semester in Dialogue

This intensive learning experience focuses on public issues to inspire civic responsibility and engagement.

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Campus clubs

Build community and engage with students who share your passions.

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The Change Lab

An interdisciplinary, experiential, cohort-based class committed to creating sustainable solutions on campus.

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Healthy Campus Initiative

Help create a healthier campus community.

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Personal and professional development

Discover student leadership opportunities on and off campus.

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Volunteer SFU

Build your network and develop career skills and connections.

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Student Ambassadors

The Student Ambassador Program is an umbrella of various opportunities for getting involved on campus, including volunteering and participating in certain workshops.

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Student government and associations

Learn more about the Simon Fraser Student Society.

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Mentoring opportunities
for students

Beedie Writing Mentors

Aimed at undergraduate business students, this program helps develop strong critical writing skills.

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Indigenous Student Centre

The centre supports self-identified First Nations, Inuit and Métis students.

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Orientation leaders

Share your enthusiasm for SFU with new students during the Week of Welcome and beyond.

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Peer Educator Programs

Become a peer educator and help fellow students flourish.

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Friends of Simon

Help K-12 newcomers develop literacy skills.

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Professional development
for staff

Human Resources professional development opportunities

Advance your career with these year-round skill-building sessions for SFU employees.

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For student employment opportunities see:
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