Conferences & Events

Professional Development

SFU's Dean of Graduate Studies has information regarding professional development opportunities for graduate students relating to career and employment, academic and research, teaching and learning, workplace and professional skills, community and wellness, and other useful information and courses open for graduate students.

July 2018

Bring Your Partner & Family Kickoff Event (RSVP before July 22nd)

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is kicking-off a new social event series for grad students and postdocs who brought their partner or family when they came to SFU!

Date: July 25, 2018 (4:30 PM)
Bennett Library, room 2020, Burnaby Campus (Thesis Defence Room)
RSVP before July 22nd:

Summer Internship for Indigenous Peoples in Genomics Canada (SING Canada) 2018

Dates: July 29–August 4, 2018
Simon Fraser University

2018 SUMMER BLOCK PARTY: University Busker Series and FSU Streeteat Wedenesdays

Event Dates: Wednesdays, until September 12th (11:30 AM–2:00 PM)
Town Square – 8960 University High Street, Burnaby
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Support for Academic Writing in French

Dates: Wednesdays, until August 1, 2018 (1:00–3:00 PM)
Student Learning Commons, Bennett Library, SFU's Burnaby Campus
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Private Voice Sessions

Dates: Thursdays, until August 30th (9:30–11:45 AM, 1:00–3:15 PM)
Location: Robert C. Brown Hall, SFU Burnaby Campus

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Support for Academic Writing: Graduate Open Writing Lab (facilitated)

Dates: Mondays, until August 3, 2018 (2:00–3:30 PM), no session July 2
Location: Research Commons, Room 7010, W.A.C. Bennett Library,  SFU's Burnaby Campus

Dates: Fridays, until August 3, 2018 (11:30 AM–2:30 PM)
Location: Harbour Centre, Room HC7356, SFU's Vancouver Campus

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10-week Intensive International Teaching Assistants Seminars

Dates: Fall Program (Late September–December)
Location: SFU's Burnaby Campus
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August 2018

Summer 2018 - Instructional Skills Workshop (3 Session dates to choose from)

Dates: August 15–17, August 22–24, Aug 27–29, 2018 (Applications due June 8, 2018)
Location: Blusson Hall 10021, SFU Burnaby Campus
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Fall 2018 Welcome Day (SAVE THE DATE)

Dates: August 29, 2018
Location: SFU Surrey Campus (9:30 AM–4:00 PM)
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Fall 2018 Welcome Day (SAVE THE DATE)

Dates: August 30, 2018
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus (9:30 AM–4:00 PM)
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September 2018

33rd Annual Fall TA/TM Day: The Teaching Orientation Program

Date: September 7, 2018 (8:30–4:30 PM)
Location: Diamond Alumni Centre, Halpern Centre and Library, SFU Burnaby Campus
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Fall 2018 – Teaching Matters Seminar Series

Session Dates: September 17–November 26, 2018 (3:30–4:30 PM)
Location: Locations at SFU Burnaby Campus
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5th Annual Gathering of the Salmon People: Welcome back-to-school event

Dates: September 17, 2018 (1:00–4:00 PM)
Location: Diamond Family Auditorium, SFU Burnaby Campus

October 2018

Inquiring into Your Multilingual Classroom: An Integrated Seminar Series and Grants Program

Series Dates: October 2018 – November 2019 (schedule TBD)
Location: TBD
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November 2018

Teaching Dossiers for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Date: November 6, 2018 (1:00–4:00 PM)
Location: Halpern Centre, SFU Burnaby Campus
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January 2019

Certificate Program in University Teaching and Learning

Date: Fridays, January 11–April 12, 2019 (9:00–12:00)
Location: TBC, SFU Burnaby campus
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