Get Involved

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.

To learn more about student exchange and field school opportunities at SFU, please visit:
sfu.ca/students/studyabroad  

To speak to someone about going on a student exchange or to attend an information session on studying abroad, please visit: sfu.ca/students/studyabroad/advising

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:
sfu.ca/coop/programs/hsci/home

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:
www.sfu.ca/students/get-involved

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:

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:
sfu.ca/students/get-involved/programs-and-opportunities/passport-to-leadership-1