Learning support

Achieve your potential

Sometimes you need a little help along the way. SFU has a range of services and programs to support student success.

General Learning Support

Student Learning Commons

Improve your academic writing, learning and study skills, and find support for English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners.

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Research Commons

Explore research, writing and publishing services for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

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Health and Counselling Services

Promoting a healthy campus community: clinics, counsellors, programs, events and workshops.

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SFU libraries offer research help, study space and computer labs, as well as access to books, journals, course readings and other multi-media resources.

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New student orientation

Start your post-secondary studies strongly, sign up for campus orientation.


Program-Specific Learning Support

Academics First Program

Academic support for varsity student athletes.

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IELTS preparation

Confidence-building prep programs for International English Language Testing System candidates.

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Back on Track Program

Struggling with your GPA? This program will prepare you for academic success.

Get back on track

Indigenous Student Centre

Support for self-identified First Nations, Inuit and Métis students.

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Beedie Writing Mentors

Are you a business student? Improve your critical writing skills with one-on-one mentorship sessions.

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Centre for Accessible Learning

Talk to a Disability Access Advisor for support with a documented or suspected disability.

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A mentorship program that helps first-year students transition to the School of Interactive Arts & Technology.

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