How Will You Start Your BA?
- Wondering what university will be like?
- Imagining all the possibilities for your degree?
- Looking forward to making new friends?
- Thinking about your career possibilities?
The FASS First-Year Experience (FYE) will help you get the most out of this all important year. At our award-winning new Surrey campus, you’ll have the opportunity to choose:
- Explorations, an interdisciplinary program designed specifically for students wishing to explore the diversity of the Arts and Social Sciences
- Crim One, specializing in Criminology
- Global Issues First-Year Learning Community (FLC), combining world literature, international studies and history*
- Social & Behavioural Sciences FLC, combining psychology, sociology and cognitive science *
These first year pathways are designed specifically to help you get connected to other first-year students, faculty in the program, as well as the campus community. All of this adds up to a friendly, supportive, and exciting first year at University.
If you are applying for one of these first-year programs, you may be eligible for the $2,000 SFU Surrey Close to Home Awards.
Want to join a FASS FYE Option?
Explorations, FLCs and Crim One accept applications for the Fall term only. To apply for SFU and a FASS FYE option, please follow the steps outlined at this link.
If you have already applied to SFU or you are a current SFU student and would like to be considered for a FASS FYE option at the Surrey campus, download and complete this form: SFU Surrey Program Change.
* disciplines may change on a yearly basis