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Four Tips to Overcome Failure

ENGAGE

Have you ever found yourself frustrated, disappointed and in despair after not attaining what you set out to achieve? This blog will explore some essential tips that you could use to bounce back from failure. 

By: Thomas Cao 25731 reads | 0 comments
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5 Must Know Services at SFU

Queenie Lei

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 9510 reads | 0 comments
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3 Reasons Why Volunteering in University is Good for Your Mental Health

Community Engagement

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 13956 reads | 0 comments
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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 5800 reads | 0 comments
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A Procrastinator's Guide to Success

Volunteer

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 8568 reads | 0 comments
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What I’ve Learned While Being the Boss

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 7960 reads | 0 comments
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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 18381 reads | 0 comments
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How Social Media Affects Your Chance of Getting Hired

Career Peer

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 50557 reads | 0 comments
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How Do You Engage the World? Start by Engaging in Surrey

Racing Readers

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

By: Rachel Wong 5975 reads | 0 comments
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A Typical Day at Racing Readers

Surrey

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

By: Celina Wang 5267 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering for SFU Relay for Life

Canadian Cancer Society

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 13609 reads | 0 comments
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Five Events to Attend While at SFU

Volunteering

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 18027 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: From Career Peer to Peer Coach

Professional Development

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

By: Jack Zhou 12052 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Conversations – Interview with the SFU Volunteer Services Coordinator About Engagement Peers

Engagement Peers

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 27039 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Conversations – Interview with the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor

Professional Development

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 12997 reads | 0 comments
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‘Cause Bloggers Gonna Blog (Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog)

graduation

"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 9851 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: How Being a Career Peer Educator Changed My Idea of Careers

Professional Development

As an English major, Samantha came into the Career Peer Educator program with certain goals but her experience wasn't quite what she had expected.

By: Samantha Rosiczkowski 18211 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: Chance Moments & Career Memories

ENGAGE

Have you ever experienced chance moments? It’s not about when you get chance moments, but more about how you respond to them. This is an article about learning about chance moments through the Career Peer Educator Program, as well as a thank you to Career Services for last two years.

By: Stephen Kaita 20040 reads | 0 comments
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On the Ground: Department Student Unions

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Wondering what a DSU is and what they do? Erika shares her story about her involvement in a DSU and how it has enriched her time at SFU.

By: Erika De Torres 24927 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: You Are Welcome to Join our Career Peer Family!

Daniel Wang

In this blog post learn about the most rewarding parts of being a Career Peer Educator, as told by Daniel, a Career Peer Educator since 2013!

By: Daniel Wang 11209 reads | 0 comments
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