Enhance your learning

Enrich your academic experience

Simon Fraser University offers many ways to enhance and enrich your educational experience through the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). From study exchanges to co-operative education to field programs, the possibilities are endless.

Study Abroad


Spend a couple of terms studying at an SFU partner institution abroad while earning credit towards your degree, or consider options for a field school, and much more.

Field schools

Join an exciting SFU field school and participate in an international group study program and spend a term overseas.

Short-term summer programs

Earn between 3–12 units towards your SFU degree. Programs range between 1–10 weeks in length.

Apply your Learning

Co-operative education

Explore your career options by alternating between study terms and paid, resume-boosting work terms. Co-op students graduate with the advantage of a year of experience.

Field programs

FASS departments offer several field programs that give you the chance to apply your knowledge in the field and explore your career options too. Explore available programs below.


Looking to make some connections and build your resume? Become a volunteer! SFU offers numerous programs for students looking to get involved both on and off campus.