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International Undergraduate Orientation Fall 2017

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Simon Fraser University

Burnaby Campus

8888 University Dr

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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Whether you are an international student holding a study permit, or a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who is new to Canadian culture and post-secondary institution settings, you are strongly encouraged to attend this Orientation.

Choose from a variety of workshops and information sessions to create an Orientation day unique to you and your needs. Topics will include (but are not limited to):

  • Academic culture at SFU

  • Immigration and employment regulations for international students

  • Medical insurance (BC MSP, guard.me@ SFU Plan, StudentCare)

  • Getting involved on campus

  • Settlement Services for New Canadians and Permanent Residents

  • Academic Support for English as Additional Language students

  • Connecting with students and peer leaders

This free, one-day Orientation aims to ease your process of adapting to a new social and academic environment at Simon Fraser University.

Space is limited-register as soon as possible. Registration closes on Monday, August 21st at 11:59 pm (unless it fills in advance).

Detailed agenda will be available and posted online in early August. Please visit the International Student Orientation page for more information.

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1. Who should attend the International Undergraduate Orientation?

  • International undergraduate students holding study permits

  • Undergraduate students who are transferred from Fraser International College (FIC)

  • Undergraduate students who attended high school outside of Canada

  • Undergraduate students who are new to Canadian culture and post-secondary settings (e.g. Canadians returning from abroad, or newly arrived permanent residents of Canada)

If you are an international graduate student, please join the Graduate Student Orientation which is hosted by the Office of Graduate Studies & Postdoctoral Fellows.

2. Is there a cost to attend the International Undergraduate Orientation?

No, there is no fee to participate in the Orientation and the International Undergraduate Orientation does not conflict with Residence Orientation.

3. Questions about the International Undergraduate Orientation?

Contact the International Services for Students (ISS) office at intl_advising@sfu.ca.

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8888 University Dr

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