Covid-19 Self-Isolation Info Sheet for International Students

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, official regulations and requirements related to travelling to Canada at this time can be subject to frequent change. As a result, some of the information in the guide below may soon need to be revised. GSS members are strongly encouraged to visit the Government of Canada and SFU International Services for Students websites before they travel to Canada and as often as possible to access…

Addressing precarious status of international students

The GSS has, with several other student organizations across British Columbia, signed an open letter to Members of Parliament in BC on the ongoing crisis current and former international students are facing. This letter urges MPs to address urgently the need to make post-graduate work permits renewable and allow all National Occupational Classification (NOC) employment to be counted towards permanent residency. To read the full version of the letter, please click here.

Are you an international grad student?

Dear new or returning international graduate students: We understand that starting or even resuming your program during a pandemic and with the numerous restrictions related to it could raise questions and concerns in your mind. We at the GSS share your concerns and can support you to address these issues. Each department and each case may be different so please feel free to contact us at international@sfugradsociety.ca with your issues and we will do our…