Graduate Student Business Cards

SFU graduate students are able to order business cards through SFU Document Solutions.   The cost is $35 for 100 cards.   Once you submit an online request for Business Cards, Graduate Studies will need to verify your status as a graduate student, and approve your order.   Click here for ordering instructions.

Job Postings  

 Spring 2019 TA/TM Postings

 In accordance with the TSSU collective agreement, TA/TM postings for 1191 are now open and will close on November 5, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

 MSE TA Application (MSE Students)

 MSE TA Application (non-MSE Students)

 MSE TA/TM Appointment Priorities


Payroll Registration 

Graduate students and Postdoctoral Fellows working as paid Research Assistants under an MSE Faculty Supervisor must register for payroll by completing all of the following forms found in the SFU Finance/Payroll website:

Notes to foreign nationals who are not a holder of a Canadian PR card:

  1. Provide a copy of valid work/study permit (must be valid during the entire employment period).
  2. Provide a copy of valid Social Insurance Number (SIN).

Awards, Fellowships, Scholarships

Please see the Dean of Graduate Studies website for information pertaining to the following: Graduate Fellowship, FAS Graduate Fellowship, Application for Private Scholarship, Etc.

Progress Reports

Progress Reports need to be filled out online annually.   In order to be considered for some awards, this must be filled out prior to your application.

To access your online progress report and for instructions on using the system please see here


PhD Qualifying Exam

PhD candidates must submit a brief written research proposal and defend it orally to his/her supervisory committee within the first 24 months of admission.  

Co-op Experience Prior to Graduation

Mechatronic Systems Engineering Graduate Co-op Program brings answer to those who are interested in gaining industry experience before graduation.  The Co-op Team is ready to assist.  Please contact:  Cristina Eftenaru, FAS Graduate Co-operative Education Coordinator by email at, or by phone at 778.782.2282 to know more about the Co-op Program.