Global Student Centre

A space for all things global, intercultural, and international at Simon Fraser University. The Global Student Centre (GSC) is the campus hub for creating intercultural connections and sharing your international student experience.

The Global Student Centre will be available for your use during the upcoming final exam period.

Study Lounge @ GSC

Whether you require a quick study break, need some refreshments, or need a quiet space for focused study time, our doors are open for you on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12 to 2 pm until April 24th.

Academic Writing Drop-in 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 on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12 to 2 pm on the following dates: March 28, April 3, 10, 17, 18, and 24.

The GSC hosts an array of events aimed at fostering connections among international students, cultivating an inclusive global community on campus, and celebrating intercultural diversity at SFU.

These events include:

  • Global Connect: Intercultural Socials with Global Cuisines
  • Global CafĂ©: International Student Dialogue Series
  • Meet, Greet, Eat: Lunch and Crafts Drop-ins
  • Hobby & Games Lounge

Learn More about the GSC Events >

The Global Student Centre is also home to International Student Experience Support, an accessible resource for all international students to ask questions about any aspect of their student life outside of class.

Learn More about International Student Experience Support >


We are on the main floor of the AQ, opposite from James Douglas Area.

Room # - AQ 2013

Opening Hours

  • Wednesdays & Thursdays
  • 12 - 2 PM