Archive for May, 2012
Now accepting applications for the SFU International Mentorship Program Student Coordinator PositionWednesday, May 30th, 2012
Looking for leadership and work experience while being an SFU student?
We are currently accepting applications for the SFU International Mentorship Program Student Coordinator position. Please review the position description for more details.
Application Deadline: Monday, June 18th, 2012, 4:00pm
Thank you for your interest in the SFU International Mentorship Program!
When: Saturday, June 23, 2012, 1:00pm
Where: Robson Stage (on Robson St), Vancouver
Meeting place: 135 bus stop at Burrard Station (Bay 6), 12:30pm
Activity: 2012 Vancouver International Jazz Festival – Enjoy a Variety of Jazz Music and Performances! Enjoy breathtaking performances by Jane Hodge’s all-stars, Headwater and dance and sing along to classic jazz tunes by Company B jazz band.
To register, please complete the registration form HERE by the deadline of Wednesday, June 20.
Questions? Contact us at email@example.com.
Harvard Project for Asia and International Relations (HPAIR) is the largest annual student conferences in the Asia-Pacific region. Since 1991, HPAIR has continuously gathered a growing pool of international students from top universities, renowned academics, business professionals, and political leaders to engage in rigorous educational events. Our programs intend to achieve three goals:
- • Provide a dynamic forum of exchange on international issues vital to Asia
- • Foster long-term relationships among young leaders from around the globe
- • Connect talented delegates with some of today’s leaders in academia, business and government
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has released an official notice indicating that they have reached its cap of 10,000 applicants in the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) for July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012. CIC will not be accepting any new FSW applications unless they are accompanied by qualifying job offers or are submitted under the PhD eligibility stream.
Please view their website for additional details regarding eligibility requirements.
In addition, please fill out our websurvey - Permanent Residency: Assessing your needs. Thank you in advance if you have already done so.
Given the recent operational changes at the Canadian Consulate in Seattle (see our blog entry), we would like to kindly advise you to take proactive steps to apply for a TRV soon if you plan on travelling this summer.
You can only apply for a TRV from a Canadian visa office outside of Canada. If you are currently in Canada, you can apply for a new TRV by mail through a Canadian visa office in the United States. If you are outside of Canada, you can apply from the nearest Canadian visa office.
Processing times differ at each office, therefore, please view our updated handout to start your application now.
When: Friday, June 1st, 5:00pm-6:30pm
Where: AQ 2013 (next to Simon C’s Convenience Store)
To register, please send an email to Ryan Dao at firstname.lastname@example.org or simply click attend on our facebook page.
SFU’s Student Central is looking for students to participate in a focus group on academic integrity awareness.
Participants will receive a $10 gift certificate to the SFU Bookstore and be entered to win a $100 GC to Future Shop (there’s a 1 in 10 chance to win). Visit their facebook page for more details.
Interested? Let them know by filling out their short survey.
Extended Health Insurance Plan – SFSS Health and Dental Plan (undergraduates) OR SFU Graduate Benefit Plan (graduates)
If you are eligible and interested in opting in the extended health insurance plan or would like to add family members to your plan, please note that for the Summer 2012 term, the Change of Coverage Period is May 3 – 18, 2012. For more information visit http://www.ihaveaplan.ca/
Medical Services Plan (MSP)
New students this term may bring their completed MSP application (with a photocopy of your study permit) to SFU International Services for Students before Thursday, May 24, and we will mail it for you. Visit http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/msp/ for more information.
For more details, review our Health Insurance handouts.