Congratulations on your admission to SFU!

The International Services for Students (ISS) office offers a variety of programs, services, and supports. These include social events, workshops, and immigration and non-immigration advising at all three campuses by appointment, phone or email.

We look forward to working with you during your time at SFU.

Access all the information you must know as an incoming student from international pathways.

International pathways include international students coming from outside Canada, transferring to SFU from FIC or another Canadian post-secondary, or newly arriving permanent resident, returning Canadian citizen, or refugee.

If you are looking for an orientation event for new undergraduate students, you can attend Welcome Day to meet your professors, classmates, and the SFU staff who will help launch your time at SFU. Registration is needed.

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Select your pathway for a step-by-step guide on starting your journey at SFU:

International Undergraduate

For new international undergraduate students coming from outside Canada

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International Graduate

For new international students pursuing a graduate degree at SFU

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Transfer to SFU

For international undergraduate students transferring to SFU from FIC or another Canadian post-secondary institution 

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Newcomers and Refugees

For refugees, Canadian citizens and permanent residents from international pathways 

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High School in Canada

For international students coming to SFU from a Canadian high school

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Exchange and Study Abroad

For exchange and study abroad students coming to SFU

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