Go on a student exchange program
There are many benefits of going on a student exchange. You'll get to travel to new and exciting places, complete for-credit courses that may not be available at SFU, and build cross-cultural understanding to strengthen your independent and reflective learning skills.
Apply to the co-op program
Explore your career options but alternation between study semesters and paid, resume-boosting work semesters. Co-op students graduate with a year of experience and an advantage over the competition.
To learn more about the Health Sciences co-op program or to apply, please visit:
Join the student union
The Health Sciences Undergraduate Student Union (HSUSU) organizes events inlcuding socials and graduate school information sessions to enhance the health sciences student experience at SFU. HSUSU also advocates on behalf of students on a variety of issues including class availability and student space.
Learn more about the Health Sciences Undergraduate Student Union here.
Become a health sciences peer mentor
The Peer Mentorship Program at the Faculty of Health Sciences matches volunteer mentors with first year health sciences students to help them adjust to university life.
To learn more about the Peer Mentorship Program, or how to become a peer mentor, please visit: fhspeer.weebly.com
Volunteer on campus
Become a more engaged member of the campus community, learn new skills, and make new friends through volunteering and seeking other opportunities!
To find out more about volunteering opportunities on campus, please visit:
Join a club
Joining a club is a great way to meet like-minded people and to develop skills while being involved with the campus community. SFU Clubs span a wide range of interests from salsa dancing to preparing for medical school.
Here are some excellent student clubs that put on great events for health sciences students:
- Health Ethics Club
- The Institute for Healthcare Improvement - SFU Chapter
- Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy
- Canadian Liver Foundation
- Club for the Cure
- Childhood Cancer Support Club
- Crohn's and Colitis Club
- Dance Marathon SFU
- Design Lab
- Pursuit of Happiness
- SFU Blood for Life
- Stress Reliever Club
Don't see a club that interests you? Take the initiative to start a new one! To learn more about starting a club, please visit: go.sfss.ca/clubs/list
Become a leader
SFU offers students a series of workshops which introduces you to a broad range of basic leadership skills. Join the Passport to Leadership 1 program to maximize your leadership potential.
To learn more about the Passport to Leadership 1 program, please visit: