5 Must Know Services at SFU


Not sure where to seek professional help? Having a mental breakdown over an assignment? Looking to improve your study habits? No worries! Here are 5 SFU services to help.

By: Queenie Lei 303 reads | 0 comments

3 Reasons Why Volunteering in University is Good for Your Mental Health

Life Balance

Discover how volunteering influences your mental health and wellbeing. Learn about the ways your happiness, social relationships and feeling of purpose are affected by engaging in volunteer acts. 

By: Manal Masud 356 reads | 0 comments

Campus Chapter Spotlight: Her Campus SFU

Queenie Lei

Are you looking for opportunities to share the pictures you have taken? Are you interested in developing your writing skills? Are you curious about writing for a magazine? Learn more about Her Campus, an online campus magazine, and how it got relaunched this year!

By: Queenie Lei 336 reads | 0 comments

A Procrastinator's Guide to Success


Do you find yourself discouraged and in need of advice? Do you find yourself procrastinating and wondering when the right time to get started on your career is? This article highlights the importance of starting early and some fun ways to get started.

By: Nikki Zayco 486 reads | 0 comments

What I’ve Learned While Being the Boss


If you had told me in high school that I would be the leader of a non-profit organization in just a few short years, I probably would have stopped talking to you. And yet, here I am, a President at age 20.

By: Katherine Karr 644 reads | 0 comments

Why YOUR Vote Matters!!

Planning for the Future

If you don’t vote, you’re handing your future away to those who will be making decisions on everything from how much you’ll be paying back in student loans and taxes, to what kind of jobs and career opportunities you might find. 

By: Gilbert Chan 307 reads | 0 comments

How Social Media Affects Your Chance of Getting Hired

CSI Blog

Have you ever wondered whether future or current employers actually check your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram before or after the interview? You might say that you’re safe; having already privatized all your accounts, but well the truth is... 

By: Stella Liang 787 reads | 0 comments

How Do You Engage the World? Start by Engaging in Surrey


Learn about the Racing Readers program, and discover how you can "engage the world" as a volunteer.

By: Rachel Wong 490 reads | 0 comments

A Typical Day at Racing Readers


Learn what it is like to volunteer for Racing Readers.  Celina shares her typical day volunteering for the program.

By: Celina Wang 493 reads | 0 comments

Volunteering for SFU Relay for Life

Professional Associations and Clubs

Learn about my experiences volunteering for SFU Relay for Life. As an organizing committee volunteer you develop leadership skills, plan and execute an event, and make a positive difference in the lives of people living with cancer. If you are seeking a leadership role, enjoy event planning, fundraising or promoting, then SFU Relay for Life may be the right fit for you! 

By: Manal Masud 1315 reads | 0 comments

Five Events to Attend While at SFU

Martha Espinoza

Have you wondered what else you can get out of a university experience, besides an education? Do you want to get out there and have fun, meet new people and learn new things? These are 5 events you don't want to miss.

By: Martha Espinoza 1577 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: From Career Peer to Peer Coach

Peer Education

Jack shares his story and reflection of his two years spent volunteering as a Career Peer Educator.

By: Jack Zhou 1374 reads | 0 comments

Coach Conversations – Interview with the SFU Volunteer Services Coordinator About Engagement Peers

Professional Development

Who are the Engagement Peers and what makes this SFU volunteer experience unique? Jack interviews Albert Fung, Volunteer Services Coordinator about his experiences with this peer group.

By: Jack Zhou 1077 reads | 0 comments

Coach Conversations – Interview with the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor


Jack, sets out to hear insights from the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor. In this interview, we hear her thoughts about the program and working with Career Peers.

By: Jack Zhou 1376 reads | 0 comments

‘Cause Bloggers Gonna Blog (Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog)


"You need at least 2 years of work experience to get this (entry-level) position.” Learn how one student used volunteer blogging to gain that ever-so-important 2  years of experience and get a leg up in the professional world!

By: Ashley Macey 1205 reads | 0 comments
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