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SFU is the only university in British Columbia that offers a variety of courses and programs taught in French at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Through an offering of innovative programs and courses taught in French and services that meet the needs of the community, we are committed to being a leader in the growth and development of post-secondary education in French in B.C.
Programs and courses
To teach French or teach in French in a BC French program: Core French, French Immersion or Francophone Program.
For Inservice Teachers
Professional development opportunities for teachers and activities in French for their students.
Benefits of bilingualism
- 84 per cent of Canadian employers prefer to hire bilingual people
- Only 10 per cent of young professionals (25-29 years old) speak both official languages
- Bilingual employees (FR/ENG) earn on average 10 per cent more than unilingual employees
Discover all the advantages of studying and participating in French at SFU. Whether you are in an undergraduate or graduate program, the Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA) and its partners offer you a variety of services and opportunities to enrich your academic journey and provide you with an outstanding university experience in French.
French Language Support
Did you know that the majority of students who choose a program or courses in French at SFU have English or another language as their mother tongue? We understand that this may seem daunting to some; this is why we have put in place several language support services to ensure your success.
Bursaries and Awards
Exclusive bursaries and awards for students enrolled in a program taught partially or entirely in French.
National and international student exchange programs and other ways to explore la Francophonie to enrich your language skills and academic career.
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SFU au coeur des communautés
SFU Engaged with Francophone Communities
With the Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs, SFU is committed to contributing to the growth and vitality of the Francophonie by establishing strong ties with the community.