Attend one of our Post-Orientation Session and get the important information you may have missed.
Did/do you hold an off-campus work permit or received verification from your previous institution for an off-campus work permit?
If yes, you MUST request a “transfer of eligibility verification” through MyCIC: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/e-services/index.asp Failure to complete the online transfer will result in you being reported ineligible by your former institution as you are no longer registered there.
Get your health insurance, SIN card and learn more about banking in Canada during the first week of classes, more details below.
Appling for the Medical Services Plan (MSP)
Bring your completed MSP application (with a photocopy of your study permit) to SFU International before September 16th, and we will mail it for you!
Global Campus Health Insurance Sign Up
Representatives from David Cummings will be at SFU for one day only!
Thursday, September 8th, 10:00am – 4:00pm, AQ 2013 (next to Simon C Convenience Store)
SFU requires that all students have health insurance for the entire duration of your stay. If you are new to Canada and/or currently have no health insurance in Canada, apply for the Global Campus Health Plan for your first 3 months (waiting period before you will be eligible for BC Medical Services Plan, if you will be in BC for more than 6 months). Download the application form online at www.david-cummings.com/sfu. Cash, credit card, cheque & debit card accepted.
Social Insurance Number (SIN) Processing for New International Student TA/RAs
Thursday, September 8th, 9:00am – 12:00pm & 1:00pm – 4:00pm, AQ 2013 (next to Simon C Convenience Store)
To make an appointment: Please email your full name and email address to email@example.com and indicate which time slot you prefer (9am, 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm). Please put “SIN Card Appointment” in the subject header.
Bring to your appointment:
- Original passport and valid Study Permit (or valid Work Permit, if applicable)
- Original Job Contract on SFU letterhead (see sample of what must be in the contract at http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sin/employers/contract.shtml
- a completed SIN application form at: http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sin/forms.shtml#f1
Banking 101 – An introduction to banking services in Canada
This workshop is designed to provide international students with information on basic banking services in Canada. Topics will include:
- - How to wire funds
- - How to use an ATM
- - How to write personal cheques
- - How to build credit history in Canada
Friday, September 9th, 10:00am – 11:00am, AQ 2013 (next to Simon C Convenience Store) This workshop is hosted by Scotiabank.
Be sure to visit your Rogers booth at your SFU Burnaby campus on September 2nd, 6th and 7th, between 10:00am and 2:00pm and receive a free SIM card and get an additional special offer as advertised in the attachment to this email.
For a limited time offer, Rogers is offering The Unlimited Student Plan. Check it out and sign up today!