Welcome Guides

Congratulations on your admission to SFU! Access all the information you must know as an incoming student from international pathways.

International pathways include international students coming from outside Canada, transferring to SFU from FIC or another Canadian post-secondary, or newly arriving permanent resident, returning Canadian citizen, or refugee.

International Services for Students (ISS) provides support and services to all SFU students who need information about international learning opportunities and international student support. We look forward to working with you during your time at SFU.

Select your pathway for a step-by-step guide on starting your journey at SFU:

International Undergraduate

For new international undergraduate students coming from outside Canada

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Transfer to SFU

For international undergraduate students transferring to SFU from FIC or another Canadian post-secondary institution 

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International Graduate

For new international students pursuing a graduate degree at SFU

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High School in Canada

For international undergraduate students coming to SFU from a Canadian high school

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Newcomers and Refugees

For refugees, Canadian citizens and permanent residents from international pathways pursuing a undergraduate or graduate degree at SFU

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Exchange and Study Abroad

For exchange and study abroad students coming to SFU

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