Meet the Team

The International Student Advising and Programs team provides a range of programs, events, advising services and up-to-date information that supports all international students during their stay at SFU.

Click on each team member's bio to learn more and please stop by our office - we look forward to working with you throughout your degree at SFU.

KARIN KOSARZOVA

Manager
isapmgr[at]sfu.ca

778-782-7133

  • Oversees the International Student Advising and Programs team
  • Immigration and non-immigration advising and workshop facilitation for students from international pathways
  • Coordinates intercultural programming for students from international pathways

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MINAKO KIKUCHI

Advisor
intl_advising[at]sfu.ca

778-782-3355

  • Non-immigration advising and workshop facilitation for international students
  • Coordinates International Undergraduate Student Orientation
  • Coordinates FIC Transition to SFU Workshop
  • Develops social media strategies

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MISA KAWAMO

Program Assistant
isap[at]sfu.ca

778-782-6980

  • Provides administrative support to the ISAP team 
  • Assists with International Student Orientation
  • Coordinates workshops and events for students
  • Creates and sends Weekly Newsletter for international students

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JEAN LOMAS

Advisor (On maternity leave)
intl_advising[at]sfu.ca

778-782-7132

  • Immigration and non-immigration advising and workshop facilitation for students from international pathways
  • Coordinates immigration updates for the ISAP website
  • Supports the WUSC Student Refugee Program
  • Coordinates the ISS Holiday Dinner

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KAREN LOCKYER

Advisor
intl_advising[at]sfu.ca

778-782-4328

  • Immigration and non-immigration advising and workshop facilitation for students from international pathways
  • Oversees the SOS Program
  • Coordinates the Permanent Residency Workshop
  • Oversees the online resources

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MIWAKO ARATAKE

Advisor
intl_advising[at]sfu.ca

778-782-7132

  • Immigration and non-immigration advising and workshop facilitation for students from international pathways
  • Coordinates immigration updates for the ISAP website

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MAILING GAO

Advisor (On maternity leave)
intl_advising[at]sfu.ca

778-782-3355

  • Non-immigration advising and workshop facilitation for students from international pathways
  • Coordinates International Undergraduate Student Orientation
  • Coordinates FIC Transition to SFU Workshop
  • Develops social media strategies

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HANNA LEE

Advisor, Programs & Settlement
Hanna_Lee_3[at]sfu.ca

778-782-4023

  • Non-immigration advising and workshops facilitation 
  • Coordinates International Orientation and FIC Transition to SFU Workshop
  • Coordinates day trips and welcome events 
  • Coordinates Employment and Settlement Support Initiatives

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