All students are valued members of SFU’s community of scholars. The resources listed below are available to support students.
- English as an Additional Language services: The SLC free academic English coaching and non-credit courses in English Grammar and Writing. English conversation groups are also available through the Conversation Partners program.
- Writing support: The SLC provides writing consultations as well as the free Write Away service.
- Study skills and strategies: With free workshops from Time Management to Note Taking to improving your Reading Effectiveness, the SLC can provides you with all the tips to becoming a successful and less stressed student!
- Centre for Accessible Learning (CAL) (note taking program): The CAL office is available to speak to any student with a documented or suspected disability about accommodations or services that will ensure fair access to learning material.
- Health and Counselling: A student’s life can be overwhelming. The staff at Health and Counselling are available to support you with your mental and physical health.
- International Student Support: Whether you are looking for assistance with housing, understanding documents or navigating life in Canada, contact International Services for Students to meet other students, share resources and gain knowledge.
- Ethical tutors can be found through the following programs:
- Academics First for Indigenous students and athletes.
- Department-specific support through:
- CHEM: The Department of Chemistry has a list of graduate students who can provide content specific tutoring.
- MATH: The Math department offers free workshops in Algebra, Applied Calculus, Calculus and support in Quantitative courses.
- SCIENCE: Volunteer peer tutors provide support for Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics classes on a drop-in basis. This is free!
- STAT / ACMA: Students enrolled in a Statistics or ACMA course can hire a tutor through the department or attend a free Statistics workshop.