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Adventurous Vibes: Your Guide to an Incredible Study Experience in Canada

studyingabroad

Are you thinking of studying in Canada? Are you about to arrive or have recently landed? Make the most of your experience with these tips for studying abroad.

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Your Next Browser Will Pay You

Technology & Innovation

You’re about to witness a movement that will make the shift from desktop to mobile look boring. Google and Facebook amass staggering amounts of money by harvesting your data and charging advertisers for your attention, but that’s going to change very soon.

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This is How Google will Collapse

ENGAGE

The way things might turn out for Google if current trends continue—reporting from a very near, post-Google future.

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The Benefits of Being a Career Peer Educator

ENGAGE

Welcome to Career and Volunteer Services, where all your career aspirations come true.

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6 Interview Tips from the Other Side of the Table: an Interviewer’s Perspective

ENGAGE

Ever wonder how interviewers feel on the other side of the table? SFU Career & Volunteer Services’ very own superstar Career Peer, Scarlett Wu, shares her perspective on interviews and offers ideas on how to ace your own.

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'Til We Meet Again

I am Able

Recently graduated, Jien Hilario reflects back on university, career choices, convocation and her blog series I Am Able. 

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4 Steps to Prepare for Graduating University

Workplace Transition

If you’re steps away from graduating, read on to see how I prepared to make the post-graduation world less intimidating.

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#Goals: Lessons from Bo Sanchez

Career Exploration

Having a goal allows us to take aim and move forward. Jien, shares lessons in goal-setting from Bo Sanchez's How to Conquer your Goliaths. 

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Dr. Stresslove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My English Degree

Academic Success

I was almost finished the semester, and I realized one tiny detail: I hated all my classes. This is the tale of how I followed my heart into an English degree, a network of professional contacts, and endless career possibilities. 

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The Right Versus the Wrong: Career Lessons from Johnny Bunko

Career Exploration

Success does not follow a linear path and neither will your career. Jien, shares some fundamental lessons from "the last career guide you'll ever need."

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Depression in Universities Part II: How You and Your University Can Help

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Part two of our “Depression in Universities” series brings us to how you and your university can support those who are working to overcome mental illness. Keep on reading to learn how you can help end the stigma with depression. 

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Depression in Universities Part I: What Every Student Needs to Know About Having Depression

Diversity & Inclusion

Mental illness can affect anyone. If our society is to help end the stigma, the first step is to gain knowledge on the subject. This blog post connects readers with what it is like to have depression. 

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Too Legit To Quit (Your Job, That Is)

I am Able

How do you know if a job posting is legit? After applying to over 100 jobs, Jien has a few tips to help you decode that job posting. 

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Understanding Each Other is the Fundamental Approach to Making Friends

Life Experience

SFU is a multicultural university, and there are a lot of students here with a variety of cultural backgrounds. Learning something new from others can help us get to know the world, broaden our horizons, and breakdown damaging stereotypes.

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The Key to Building Resilience: Having Courage in Taking Action for Yourself

Personal Development

As students, trying to balance our sanity while passing our courses, how can we adapt to this fast changing world? Belle shares her thoughts on ideas presented at Building Your Resilience, part of the SFU Public Square 2018 Community Summit - Brave New Work.

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Defeating Stress by Building Resilience

Personal Development

Student life can be stressful.  Here are tips for building resilience against stress from the SFU Public Square 2018 Community Summit, Brave New Work.

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The Possible Benefits of Forgetting Your Co-Worker's Name

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Forgetting a new co-worker's name is a common problem, but admitting it openly is a surprisingly welcomed solution, and it can open the door to positive rapport. Eric Cai writes more from his experience.

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From Recreation to Mentorship: Getting Involved with People with Disabilities

Community Engagement

Working with people with disabilities can enable you to understand their experiences better. What better way to do so than having fun at the ocean or on the mountains? Here are some ideas for volunteering with those with disabilities. 

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The Student Life Balancing Act

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Finding balance in university is surely one of the greatest challenges a student faces. Shanice believes that communication is key to maintaining stress levels and living a balanced life.

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Feel Like You’re Not Good Enough for Your New Job?

Mistakes

Starting a new job is stressful, and it can be even harder if you feel like you aren’t good enough at your position. Here are some ways Haley learned to overcome feelings of inadequacy in the workplace.

By: Haley Pihowich 5141 reads | 0 comments
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