Virtual Orientation

Please use this section to get settled, find support and take advantage of university services. 

Pre-Arrival Checklist

Secure your funding

There are several types of financial aid available to help you pay for your university education.

Awards and scholarships

Teaching and research positions

Bursaries, work-study employment and loans
You must have demonstrated financial need. For more information, visit Financial Aid and Awards.

Jobs in the community
Canadian graduate students may work anywhere. International graduate students may work up to 20 hours per week at on- or off-campus jobs. See the Working On or Off Campus  handout on SFU's International Services for Students handouts page.

Get connected
The Graduate Studies blog is regularly updated with links to awards, scholarships, and job postings.

We also frequently mention job postings in the graduate students and postdocs semi-private private facebook group (an sfu.ca email address is required to be a member).