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The partners and families are a vital part of SFU's graduate student and postdoctoral fellow community. Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies helps you and your family members navigate life at SFU and in Greater Vancouver.

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Bring Your Partner and Family: Scavenger Hunt 

Open to all graduate students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) and Graduate Student Society(GSS) will be hosting a Bring Your Partner and Family: Scavenger Hunt for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This welcome event will give you a space to connect with other graduate students, and their partners and families. Join the Campus-wide scavenger hunt and learn more about SFU Burnaby campus with your partner and kids while tracking down clues. Win prizes! Registration is free and Pizza will be served. Please RSVP now.

February 28, 2020
4:00 - 6:00 pm
MBC 2212 (GSS Lounge)

Job Search Success Online Course

For Spouses/Partners of Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Are you a spouse or partner of a graduate student and searching for a job? Receive expert feedback on your cover letter and resume, and engage in activities that are relevant in today's diverse workplace. Think differently about your experiences and how your unique background can positively contribute to your job search and learn intercultural communication skills.

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Choose a start date: May 15, 2020 or June 15, 2020

$20 (non-refundable)

Online course facilitated by an expert from SFU Career & Volunteer Services

Work load: Approx. 1-2 hours per week for a period of 5 weeks; study at your own pace

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