Please use this section to get settled, find support and take advantage of university services.
1. The Graduate Student Society's "Build Your Own" orientation event (including a forms jam!) will take place on Friday, August 30, 2013, Halpern Centre, Burnaby campus.
2. The Graduate Studies reception and welcome event will take place on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, 2–4 pm, Highland Pub, Burnaby campus. There will be a few welcoming remarks and discussions on hot topics for new graduate students. There will also be free refreshments and a chance for you to meet other incoming graduate students from all SFU departments.
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International Student Orientation
If you're an international student, we recommend that you also attend the free International Orientation session on August 28, 2013.
Topics will include information on immigration, employment, health insurance, academic culture in Canada and an introduction to SFU, Vancouver and Canada. It's also a great way to meet other international graduate students from around the world.
If you have a confirmed place in the SFU Graduate Residences (Louis Riel or Hamilton Hall), visit the Fall 2013 Graduate Welcome page for info on how to sign up for an early-move in option and residence orientation.
The Research Commons at the SFU Library has a Library Research Basics for Grad Students overview to get you introduced to the library, Thursday, September 12, 2013, 12:30–1:20 pm, Bennett Library, Burnaby campus. Pre-registration required.