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International Student Life
Have questions about getting set up in Canada as an SFU student and exploring your new community?
Here are some ways we can help you manage your budget and ensure your costs for studying in Canada are covered.
Looking to get work experience while you are studying in Canada?
As an international student, there are a few restrictions on the type of employment you can have. However, we have many opportunities coordinated through the university to help you gain valuable skills and experience.
No matter where you come from, you have access to our world recognized high-quality primary healthcare. How else do we keep you healthy?
Extended care coverge
SFU students get affordable extended care coverage for everything from medication, dental care, vision and physiotherapy.
SFU Health and Counselling
Access to on-campus health supports, including medical clinics, vaccinations, counselling, and wellness support through SFU Health & Counselling.
Canada is recognized as one of the safest countries in the world, and SFU students have additional services to keep them safe.
Safe walk program
We have several programs and events to assist your transition to life at SFU.
Fitness & Recreation
Stay active and join group fitness programs, clubs and intramurals. Make use of facilities like the fitness centre, aquatic centre, climbing wall, full-sized field and more!
Banking and phone calls
The Multifaith Centre is an engaged community that enables you to express and practice your beliefs, and offers a safe space to learn about other faiths.
We have many more resources available to help you thrive in your new life as a university student in Canada.