Drop-in Workshops

Every semester, the Department of Economics offers free daily drop-in workshops to support students on their writing and technical skills.

All students enrolled in an Economics course this semester are eligible to attend the workshops. 

NOTE: The TAs facilitating the workshops can only provide general support. For course specific questions (eg. assignments guidelines, grading, due dates, etc), please contact your TA or instructor for that course.

Technical Workshop

Get help with Excel, econometrics and the programming language R. The TA facilitating the workshop is proficient in the use of these tools, and generally knowledgeable about economics and econometrics. Support for other statistical and software applications may also be available.

Spring 2023 Schedule 

Starting Tuesday January 10, the workshops are available online at the schedule below (Vancouver time, PDT). Sign into the Technical Workshop Canvas course using your SFU login: https://canvas.sfu.ca/courses/63366/pages/front-page

  • Monday: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (ONLINE)
  • Tuesday: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (ONLINE)
  • Wednesday: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (ONLINE)
  • Thursday: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm (ONLINE)
  • Friday: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm (ONLINE)

How to Join Online Sessions

Writing Workshop

Need help with your writing assignments? The TA facilitating the workshop is trained to help coach you in the right direction by providing academic writing support and useful tips and tricks on how to improve your writing. 

Spring 2023 Schedule

Starting Tuesday January 10, the workshops are available at the following schedule (Vancouver Time, PDT): 

  • Tuesday: 2:30 - 3:30pm (ONLINE)
  • Thursday: 4:30 - 6:00pm (ONLINE)
  • Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm (WMC 1651)

Additional hours will be scheduled prior to the final essay due date.

How to Join Online Sessions