Faculty of Education International Student Resources

VIRTUAL OFFICE

If you would like to meet with our Office of International Education staff, and get help finding answers to your questions, we would be happy to find a time that works for you.

To schedule a meeting, please contact us: educintl@sfu.ca

PROGRAM AREAS & OFFICES

Undegraduate Studies

This office supports students enrolled in BEd and BGS programs with questions and support related to EDUC undergraduate courses.  

Professional Programs

This department offers the teacher certification component for domestic and international learners in the Faculty of Education at SFU.

Graduate Studies

The degrees and diplomas offer specialized areas of study that prepare learners for academic and professional careers in elementary, secondary, tertiary and community-based education.

Research Hub

The Research Hub supports all aspects of research activities from grant writing, funding applications, wrokshops and support for various research centres and institutes in the Faculty of Education.

USEFUL LINKS

WELCOME TO SFU

Student Services

  • Next Steps: On Demand Welcome message from SFU, Get to know your Faculty, What to expect with online classes, Burnaby campus video tour, etc.

International Services for Students

  • Welcome Guides: Access all the information you must know as an incoming international student (eg. how to open a bank account, plan your finances, find housing, apply for health insurance etc)

Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Studies

  • Getting Started: navigate what you need to know and do to ensure a smooth transition into your graduate studies at SFU

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CHECKLISTS

International Services for Students

Undergraduate

 

 

Graduate

 

 

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

Student Services information about admissions, finances, academic advising, campus life and more.

Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Studies

Undergraduate

 

Graduate

 

 

 

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

SFU Health and Counselling Services

Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Office (SVPO)

SFU Recreation

  • Healthy @ Home: exercise classes, at-home workouts, stretch and meditation sessions

Student Services

SFU News

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IMMIGRATION AND TRAVEL

International Services for Students

Undergraduate

 

Graduate

 

ACADEMIC CULTURE AND RESOURCES

Student Services: International Student Advising and Programs

SFU Library

SFU Library: Research Commons

Office of the Ombudsperson

  • Service and information: assistance with fairness issues, appeals, interpersonal conflict, academic concerns and policy questions.

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CANADIAN CULTURE

International Services for Students

  • Canadian Culture: Learn more about what to expect and how you can proactively address cultural transition issues.

Undergraduate

 

Graduate

 

STUDENT WORK EXPERIENCE

Student Services

Human Resources

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Graduate

 

 

 

ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE (Graduate students)

Continuing Studies

  • International Teaching Assistants (ITA) program: designed for Teaching Assistants (TAs) and graduate students who speak English as an additional language. The free courses are designed to improve your academic communication and teaching skills.

Centre for Educational Excellence (CEE)

Human Resources

Faculty of Education

  • Sessional instructor postings: available positions are posted ~20 weeks before the start of term; some positions require a postgraduate degree or current enrollment in specific program(s).

Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines (ISTLD)

Undergraduate

Graduate