International Student Resources


Faculty of Education international students: If you would like to meet with or talk to someone and/or need help in finding answers, please contact the Office of International Education:

Useful Links

Welcome to SFU

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)

Student Responsibilities 

  • Student Rights and Responsibilities: information about student conduct, academic honesty, protection of privacy, copyright compliance and enrollment requirements.
  • Student Services: information about admissions, finances, academic advising, campus life and more.

Health and Well-Being 

SFU Health and Counselling Services

Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Office (SVPO)

SFU Athletics & Recreation

SFU News

Immigration and Travel

International Services for Students

Medical Insurance

Academic Culture and Resources

Student Services: International Student Advising and Programs

  • Academic Culture in Canada: how to address faculty members (professors and instructors), office hours, academic advising and support etc.

SFU Library

Office of the Ombudsperson

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

Canadian Culture

International Services for Students

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

Student Work Experience

  • Employment: employment options for international students and other employment topics, including volunteer regulations.

Student Services

  • Career and Volunteer: explore paid and volunteer opportunities to get involved within and beyond the SFU community.
  • Through this portal, you can register for career and leadership development programs; apply for volunteer and paid positions; sign up for campus events and workshops; and access your Co-Curricular Record.

Human Resources