Current Students

Adjust to a New Culture

In addition to the pressures most students face to succeed academically, as an international student you also face the challenge of transitioning to a new academic and social culture. Social and cultural wellness is an important component of your overall health.

Plan your First Year >

Use these helpful checklists to stay on track after arrival.

Immigration Documents >

Information on your study permit and visa, and how to extend them.

Explore Metro Vancouver >

Get to know your new community with these useful resources.

Employment and Volunteer >

Understand your options to work and volunteer legally in Canada.

Safety and Security at SFU >

Resources and contacts to help you stay safe while you're here.

Support for your Family >

Help your family members adjust to life in Canada and the SFU community.