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Interim University-Related International Travel Policy
This message is sent on behalf of Martin Pochurko, vice-president, finance and administration.
Recently, the Government of Canada has updated its COVID-19 advice and lifted the global travel advisory to avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada.
To remain consistent with good practices in community safety, and like other Canadian universities, SFU will continue to rely on its interim university-related international travel policy to better support students, faculty, and staff who travel on behalf of the University.
This interim policy requires all students, faculty, and staff to register university-related international travel prior to departure with the SFU travel registry.
Registering travel allows SFU to protect students, faculty, and staff in the event of an emergency, such as a natural disaster, civil or political unrest, or a health emergency. In addition, students and staff are required to have pre-approval for their travel. All are asked to ensure their travel is in keeping with federal travel restrictions and guidelines.
The safety of our students, faculty and staff is a key priority for SFU, particularly as we navigate the global impacts of COVID-19. We appreciate your patience as we work toward a permanent long-term policy with regards to international travel.
Please read the interim university-related international travel policy and if you have questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vice-President, Finance and Administration