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Services/Resources for Black Students


Students of Caribbean and African Ancestry

SFU Students of Caribbean and African Ancestry (SOCA) formerly known as African Caribbean Heritage Students Association (ACHSA) was started in 1994 to bring together students of Black, African, and African Descent to promote the acceptance of the varied African Diasporic and Afro-Canadian culture at SFU. 

African Students Association

Club mandate: Celebrating African diversity and unity. ASA is a student group engaging students of African descent and all those interested in positive discourse on Africa. Our mission is to focus solely on Africa, its issues and progress.

Black Student Support Centre Coordinator

Contact Araba to discuss the SOCA space in the new SUB and to connect with more resources.

This award-winning online magazine, funded by the Government of Canada, offers a list of job postings and a free business directory for Black Canadian-owned businesses.

Counselling at SFU

Tricia-Kay Williams is available to Black SFU students and recent alumni for ongoing, one-to-one counselling (for a maximum of 10 sessions / per issue).

Black Student Support and Healing Space

Black Student Support and Healing Space is a support group for Black students. The goal of this group is to create space for Black students to feel comfortable talking about Black experiences surrounding racism in a group setting.

Healing in Colour

Healing in Colour envisions a world where BIPOC, in all our intersections, have access to therapy that supports our healing and liberation.

Vancouver Black Therapy Foundation

VBT&AF is a non-profit organization committed to connecting black community members to mental health resources such as free therapy and advocacy services