Explore by Topic
Explore by topic about important information and resources tailored for students from international pathways.
Are you new to SFU? Start with our Welcome Guides for students from international pathways.
Permits and Visas: Before you arrive
Prepare your study permit and other immigration documents before you start at SFU.
Employment and Volunteer
As an international student, there are restrictions on the type of employment you can have. This section describes your employment options and covers other employment topics, including volunteer regulations.
Find information on financial assistance, average costs of being an international student, tips on banking, such as money transfers and opening an account.
Transitioning to a new academic and social culture can be challenging. Learn more about what to expect and how you can proactively address cultural transition issues.
Support for your family
The spouses, partners and families of our students are a vital part of the SFU community. This section includes resources to help you and your family members navigate life at SFU and in Canada.
Next Steps After Graduation
Have you applied for graduation recently? This section covers important information you need to know about how to apply for the post-graduation work permit and other relevant information in preparation of your next steps after graduation.