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Dates and Fees
Upcoming 8-week terms
(online and on-campus)
Application fee: $250 (non-refundable)
For more dates, download PDF schedule.
Accommodation and airport pick-up
ELC does not arrange homestay accommodations. While there are several homestay providers in the Vancouver area, ELC has a long and positive working relationship with First Choice International Placement (FCI). For more information, please visit www.myfci.ca and contact them directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Airport pick-up: $100
Accommodation: approximately $1,125 per month
This includes a placement fee of $275 and four weeks’ accommodation, including three meals per day.
Medical insurance: $60 (for one month)
Guard.me, SFU’s official provider for medical insurance, is mandatory for all SFU international students. Visit the medical insurance page for more information.
Transit Compass card: $128 (two zones, for one month)
You can buy a transit Compass card when you arrive in Vancouver. Visit www.translink.bc.ca for more information.
SFU ID card: $20
SFU identification cards are optional. You can arrange for an ID card through ELC.