Events and Resources

Department Information Session

Math Info Sessions are designed to give students an understanding of the different program options in the Department of Mathematics.

Aren't sure if you should study Math or Applied Math? Operations Research or a Math and Computing Joint Major? What's the difference? Come find out!

Next event:

  • March 25 event cancelled.

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Math Minor Info Session

Join us to learn about math minor requirements, admission procedure, how the minor 'fits' into your degree, and why you might want to complete one.

Next event:

  • Jan 31 (Friday) 12:30pm - 1:00pm, K9509

10 Reasons to Get a Math Degree

Do you like math but aren't sure you want to get a degree in it? Curious what math alumni do? Come to this informal session and eat cookies with us.

Next event:

  • TBA

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Peer Mentorship Program

Information for New Students

The mentorship program allows new SFU students to benefit from the knowledge and experience of upper division students in the Department of Mathematics.

New math students starting in the FALL term are automatically paired with mentor. If you would like to give us information that will help us pair you with a mentor, please fill out the Faculty of Science webform, found here.

If you are starting at SFU in the SPRING or SUMMER term and you would like to be assigned a mentor, please email

Math Success Sessions

Are you interested in learning effective strategies to prepare for exams, study more efficiently and improve your grades?  Then join us for one of our upcoming Math Success Sessions! 

Designed especially for first and second year students.

Next events:

  • Jan 20 (Mon): 12:30pm - 1:20pm, Saywell 10051
  • Jan 22 (Wed): 3:30pm - 4:20pm, Saywell 10051

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Math Outside the Box

This is an informal talk and demo series for first and second year students curious about mathematics.  These talks are intended to show students the neat things mathematicians do (beyond calculus and the classroom) and to give students a glimpse at the kind of stuff studied in higher level mathematics courses.

Next event:

  • TBA

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Free Science and Math Peer Tutoring

Science and Math Peering Tutoring is the first peer education program at SFU linked to specific academic subjects. The program is a collaboration between faculty in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and the SFU Peer Education program. Volunteer peer tutors provide support for select science and math classes on a drop-in basis.

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