Get SFU-Ready: New International Student Q&A

Are you ready to be an SFU student? 

As a incoming international student for Summer 2023, we understand that you may have questions about starting your new journey at SFU. We are excited to welcome you to our SFU community and support you in your transition. 

For the opportunity to get your questions answered participate in this session by registering below.

This session includes students coming to SFU from outside Canada, transferring to SFU from FIC or another Canadian post-secondary institution, and coming to SFU from a Canadian high school.

The topics covered in this session will include:

  • Immigration (study permits and visas)
  • Travel restrictions
  • Enrollment requirements and work eligibility*
  • Medical insurance and supports (, BC MSP, SFSS Health and Dental Plan, and Health & Counselling Services)

*This session covers enrollment requirements as they relate to study permit conditions and work eligibility onlyFor course planning advice, please contact an Academic Advisor.

Note: If you are an SFU staff/faculty member, please contact to register.

Undergraduate Students

March 10, 2023

8:30AM - 11 AM (PT)


Graduate Students

March 10, 2023

8:30AM - 11AM (PT)


Zoom & Technical Requirements

You must have access to internet, and a working computer. Registered participants will be provided with a link in advance via email to access the online space.

This live session will be offered via the online platform Zoom. Learn more about SFU Zoom features, tools, and privacy.

SFU Zoom Information

Before the Session

In preparation for this live Q&A session, we strongly encourage you to review the following resources prior to the session.

Did you miss the session?

You can access recordings of the above sessions on our website. Please note that the video recordings will be made available online a few days after each session.


Have questions?

For any case-specific enquiries, please do not hesitate to connect with us. Click below for options to get in touch with an International Student Advisor.