Support Services for International Students at GSC

At Global Student Centre, international students can find accessible support services throughout your academic journey at SFU, from transitioning to university life in Canada to ongoing assistance during your studies.

International Student Experience Support

Who is International Student Experience Support for?

Open to all international undergraduate and graduate students.

What are the benefits of International Student Experience Support?

A dedicate Coordinator, International Student Experience is available to: 

  • Help you navigate the resources available to international students on and off campus
  • Support your transition, settlement, and cultural adjustment in Canada
  • Provide you with tools and strategies to enhance your educational journey at SFU
  • Guide your personal development to enrich your overall transition experience

This service is accessible for you both in-person at the Global Student Centre (AQ 2013) and virtually via Zoom.

No appointments are necessary to access this service— please refer to our GSC Calendar for the drop-in schedule

For those who prefer to plan ahead, you can pre-book an appointment with Hanna Lee by logging in to Advisor Link.

Academic Writing Support

Student Learning Commons (SLC) Graduate Writing Facilitators are coming to the Global Student Center. Graduate Writing Facilitators are current SFU graduate students trained to offer support and guidance with academic writing. They will be available to chat about your writing needs about:  

  • Writing a thesis statement  
  • Paragraph structure and organization  
  • Analytical and Concise writing  
  • Reflective or journal writing  
  • Ethical use of sources  
  • Quoting and paraphrasing sources

Come meet with Graduate Writing Facilitators, Junyi, Micheal, and Shaila to chat about your writing needs. Visit the Student Learning Commons website to learn more about them. 

No appointments are necessary to access this service — please refer to our GSC Calendar for the drop-in schedule

Career and Job Search Support

Drop by the Global Student Centre for a casual chat with a Career Education Specialist to get personalized advice on your career questions, job search strategies, resume tips, and more.

Amrit will be your thought partner to navigate the job market. No appointments are necessary to access this service.

Please refer to our GSC Calendar for the drop-in schedule

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