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Tutoring, Homework and English Support

In partnership with the Friends of Simon Tutoring Project and the City Centre Library, The SFU Surrey CEC provides a no-cost tutoring outreach program targeted towards immigrant and refugee children in grades 5-9.

Who is the Program For?

This program is open to students who have immigrated to Canada, and to students who may have been born in Canada but whose parents/guardians have immigrated to Canada. The students must be in grades 5-9. 

Who Are The Tutors?

Tutoring in this program is provided by Friends of Simon Tutoring. Simon Fraser University students are assigned as literacy and numeracy tutors to work with students in grades 5-9. 

Friends of Simon tutors are highly trained and qualified SFU students who speak a variety of second languages including French, Tagalog, Spanish, Romanian, Punjabi, and Czech. Their tutoring expertise includes the following subject areas:

  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • French
  • Social Studies
  • Humanities
  • and more!

Where is the Program Located?

The program is offered through the SFU Surrey ­TD Community Engagement Centre located in Room 401 of the Surrey City Centre Library at 10350 University Drive, Surrey, BC. For important information around parking at the City Centre Library, please see:

When is the Program Offered?

The program is offered every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 4-6pm. The program is open for registration in September and begins in October and runs through to the beginning of June.

*PLEASE NOTE: By signing up you are making a commitment to attend tutoring on the dates and at the times you specify.  If you have registered for a session and can no longer attend, please email at least 48 hours prior to your session to let us know that you are no longer able to attend.  Students who register but who do not attend and who do not provide adequate notice may be prevented from registering in any future sessions.

Registration Instructions

Tutoring is offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 4pm to 5pm and 5pm to 6pm except statutory holidays and other closures. Students may only register for a maximum of two hours per week. This is to give everyone a fair chance to work with the tutors.

There will be two intakes for the program. Registration for October - January 31st will open in early September, and registration for February - June will open in early January. 

If you have not yet created an account, click on "Register Now" below. You will be instructed to create an account for the website. Once you have created the account, come back to this page (, and then click on "Add to Cart". Once you have added the program to your "cart", click on the link that says "View your Cart" in the green instruction box that will pop up. Click on "Checkout" and complete the registration process by filling out the registration form and choosing your tutoring sessions.

Event page Date and Time Audience Register
February 2019 to June 2019 Children, Youth

Remaining Spots

Program Spots remained
Tutoring - Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 4 to 5pm 5 spot(s) left
Tutoring - Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 5 to 6pm 4 spot(s) left
Tutoring - Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 4 to 5pm 6 spot(s) left
Tutoring - Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 5 to 6pm 3 spot(s) left