Acronyms

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 Acronyms at SFU

Acronyms are part of the vernacular you learn in a new space. Below is a list of some SFU acronyms and slang: please feel free to add your own. 

A

the AQ: the Academic Quadrangle

APSA: Administrative and Professional Staff Association

C

CUPE: Canadian Union of Public Employees

D

DAC: Diamond Alumni Center

G

GSC: Global Student Center

H

HRO: Human Rights Office  http://www.sfu.ca/humanrights/

I

ISAP: International Student Advising and Programming

ISS: International Student Center

J

JV: Journal Voucher

M

MBC: Maggie Benston Centre

N

NSERC: National Sciences and Engineering Research Council

S

SCUTL: Senate Committee on University Teaching and Learning

SIMS: Student Information Management System  http://www.sfu.ca/sims 

SLC: Student Learning Commons http://learningcommons.sfu.ca

SFUDMG: SFU Dank Memes Gang


T

TAs: Teaching Assistants 

TLC: Teaching and Learning Centre http://www.sfu.ca/tlcentre 

TSSU: Teaching Support Staff Union: http://www.tssu.ca 


U

UTF: University Teaching Fellow. as found in each faculty.