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The Path and Pursuit of Passion

failure and success

We’re at a stage in our lives where internal conflict feels like it’s just another part of becoming an adult. None of these conflicts are, perhaps, greater than the life-altering crossroads of whether or not to follow your passion. This is what choosing the path of passion looked like for me.  

By: Howard Chai 201 reads | 0 comments
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The Vicious Cycle of the Contemporary College Student

new semester

You may be stuck in a cycle familiar to many university students. Learn to recognize the signs of this cycle, and make 2017 the year you finally do that thing you said you would. It’s a new year, why not try something new?

By: Kayla Nowlan 431 reads | 0 comments
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The Spring Semester Survival Guide: Six Tips and Tricks to Keep You on Track!

new semester

Another new year means another new semester! From buying an old fashioned agenda to letting your employer know your schedule, keep yourself on track with our spring semester survival guide. 

By: Julia Gabriel 291 reads | 0 comments
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Comic Guide: 5 Tips to Survive Your First Week of University

Life Experience

New experiences can be scary. The transition from high school to university can be tough, especially when you go from a class of 30 to a class of 200. In this comic strip blog post, Linnea offers her top five tips for kicking first day jitters to the curb. 

By: linneav 384 reads | 0 comments
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SWIFT Institute Student Challenge 2017: Cybersecure Banking

ENGAGE

The SWIFT Institute, global provider of secure financial messaging services is hosting a challenge open to all post-secondary students studying at Canadian Universities:  SWIFT’s Student Challenge.  

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My Racing Readers Journey

Leadership

In the short amount of time I volunteered with Racing Readers, I learned a lot about myself. I also realized how much of an influence I could potentially have on others, which pushed me to be even better. This is my journey with the Racing Readers program.  

By: Daljinder Kaler 948 reads | 0 comments
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The Cover Letter Blind Date

Career Services

We’ve all been there, wanting to impress our cute blind date -- feeling great in the moments when the conversation flows – and not so much in the moments when it stalls out.

By: Angela Kim 6206 reads | 0 comments
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Where Are They Now? Profile: Eric Cai

Science

SFU alumnus, Eric Cai provides his insights and reflections of the journey to work after graduation, discussing challenges faced and goals reached along the way. 

By: Eric Cai 5964 reads | 0 comments
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The Notebook: A Highly Unlikely Love Story

General

At the start of her co-op, Sandy expected to work hard and do her best. What she didn't expect is that she would fall in love - and fall hard. What you're about to read is a highly unlikely love story...

By: Sandy Chan 1896 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Purpose Through Volunteering

Peggy Chen

Have you ever thought to yourself, What am I doing with my life? You are not alone.

By: Peggy Chen 2072 reads | 0 comments
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How to Overcome Your Fear of Getting Involved

Chemistry

Is fear coming in your way of getting involved? Don’t stress, since you live in a world with many others who are in the same boat as you! Here are a couple tips that can help you come out of your shell and interact with your community

By: Navdeep Gill 3627 reads | 0 comments
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Dancing for Those Who Cannot, For the Kids #FTK

Volunteer

I'm sure that you've heard about the SFU Dance Marathon Club, but do you know what it's all about? You might be asking, “Is it another SFU dance team?”, “What is this club’s initiative?”, “How can I get involved?” This article answers those questions and highlights SFU's Dance Marathon’s history on campus.   

By: Amy Gill 1910 reads | 0 comments
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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 4967 reads | 0 comments
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5 Must Know Services at SFU

Volunteering

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 2599 reads | 0 comments
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3 Reasons Why Volunteering in University is Good for Your Mental Health

Happiness

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 2560 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 2482 reads | 0 comments
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A Procrastinator's Guide to Success

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 2461 reads | 0 comments
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What I’ve Learned While Being the Boss

Student Groups

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 2059 reads | 0 comments
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Why YOUR Vote Matters!!

Gilbert Chan

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 3435 reads | 0 comments
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How Social Media Affects Your Chance of Getting Hired

Work Search

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 6472 reads | 0 comments
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