Fraser International College (FIC)
Fraser International College is the direct pathway for international students, to year two at Simon Fraser University. It is a unique opportunity for students to begin their degree studies in a supportive learning environment, on the campus of Simon Fraser University, and be successful.
The FIC pathway provides a smooth transition into Simon Fraser University. University designed programs, taught by qualified instructors on the main Simon Fraser University Campus, ensure that the students have the very best preparation for the demands of higher education in Canada .It’s University Transfer Program II courses are equivalent to Simon Fraser University's first year bachelor degree. The College students are treated like university students and, with the added benefits of smaller classes, students receive more personalized attention in a dynamic and supportive environment that better equips them for life at University. FIC students have longer class hours which allow more time to better understand the course and they have regular access to lecturers. Additionally, students receive extensive academic and personal support, not only for their studies, but to help them adjust to living in Canada.
The College is located on the Burnaby Campus of Simon Fraser University in the greater Vancouver area. Vancouver is one of the world's great cities. Situated between ocean and mountains, it is Canada's third largest city and is home to an ethnically diverse population of over two million people.
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