International Student Advising and Programs

i This website contains general information and resources related to policies, procedures, and application processes for international students. For the latest updates and specific information on COVID-19 including impacts on immigration applications (e.g. study permits, work permits, visas), travel restrictions, work eligibility, and medical insurance, please refer to our FAQ page:

COVID-19 FAQ for International Students

Welcome Guides

Access all the information you must know as a new incoming international or newcomer student.

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Get SFU-Ready

These live Q & A sessions are for new incoming international students.

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Travelling to Canada Guide

This guide has been prepared to assist any new and returning international students who are currently outside of Canada, and plan to travel to BC to return to studies. 

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Global Connections Program

Are you new to SFU? Learn about the culture of SFU while making new friends and exploring what the community has to offer. 

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Explore by Topic

Explore by topic about important information and resources tailored for students from international pathways.

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Instruction Guides

Download and print instruction guides, watch video resources, and access community resources.

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