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What is Thrive Week? Reflections of a Health Peer

Health Peers

Two packs of fruit snacks and other ways to make someone's day - from Jan 22nd to 29th, students explored questions around mental health and actions for thriving during SFU Thrive Week.

By: Javairia Raza 177 reads | 0 comments

3 Steps for Cultivating Leadership on your Resume

Peer Education

The term leadership has become a buzzword when describing one’s abilities and skillsets, but leadership is an imperative skill that can give you a competitive edge. Matthew offers three ways to convey this skill to employers when looking for work. 

By: Matthew Furtado 4606 reads | 0 comments

Inside the Student Learning Commons with the Learning & Writing Peers

Professional Associations and Clubs

Ever needed help with writing a paper? The Student Learning Commons is the place to go. I’m a passionate Learning & Writing Peer Educator. Here’s a glimpse of what it’s like.

By: Howard Chai 4526 reads | 0 comments

The Student Faces Behind Peer Health Education


The Peer Health Educators, also known as the Health Peers, are an amazing group of students who hold events and workshops to promote various health topics to their peers. I was able to interview a few of the Health Peers to discuss their involvement with the program. Whether you are interested in getting involved or want more information on the types of events held by the Health Peers, keep reading to find out more.

By: Amy (Amandeep) Gill 4312 reads | 0 comments

How My Determination Turned My Shyness Into Confidence - 5 Tips For Working On Your Goals While Enjoying Your Life

Professional Development

used to be very shy, a person who dared not speak to new people. Public speaking terrified me, even worse than getting an injection. As both an introvert and a sentimental person, I admired people who could just get out there and form friendships. So, I started to work on my goals and I soon realized that speaking to people is much better than getting an injection!

By: Jingyao Li 13522 reads | 0 comments

Finding Resilience in my Search for Meaningful Work: One International Student’s Story

International Student

Facing rejection is hard, especially when you are studying abroad and trying to find your way. Here are my top three tips for ways to attract success and land the job you want.

By: Alireza Mogharrab 13304 reads | 0 comments

Changing Perspectives: How Co-op Helped Me See the Bigger Picture

Peer Education

I started university with the intention of going to medical school. However, co-op has helped me see that there are so many more possibilities in the field of healthcare. In my article, I discuss my co-op experience and the lessons I learned along the way.

By: Ornela Polovina 10713 reads | 0 comments

How to Overcome Your Fear of Getting Involved


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 12008 reads | 0 comments

Four Tips to Overcome Failure


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 14457 reads | 0 comments

5 Must Know Services at SFU

CSI Blog

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 6628 reads | 0 comments

How Volunteering Can Help You Find Your Dream Career

Career Peers

Panicking because you’re still undecided or unsure of your major? Keep calm and apply for a volunteer position! It can help you in more ways than one. Here’s how.

By: Raisa Crisologo 7598 reads | 0 comments

Why YOUR Vote Matters!!

Career Peers

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 10472 reads | 0 comments

Community Engagement Clarifies Career Choice


Meet Lindsay Wainwright, 32, who has already completed her second year of medical school at UBC even though she is just graduating with her SFU B.Sc. this June. 

By: Diane Mar-Nicolle 15931 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: From Career Peer to Peer Coach

CSI Blog

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

By: Jack Zhou 9565 reads | 0 comments

Coach Conversations – Interview with the SFU Volunteer Services Coordinator About 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 16912 reads | 0 comments

Coach Conversations – Interview with the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor

Jack Zhou

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 10366 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: How Being a Career Peer Educator Changed My Idea of Careers

Arts and Social Sciences

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 10109 reads | 0 comments

Coach Talks: Chance Moments & Career Memories

Stephen Kaita

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 12366 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: My Story About Becoming a Career Peer Educator

Career Peers

Hear from Nader Kassem on how he discovered the Career Peers a year ago and why he enjoys being a Career Peer Educator.

By: Nader Kassem 13251 reads | 0 comments

Top 10 Tips from Science Alumni

CSI Blog

Learn about some of the helpful suggestions given by Science Alumni during the “Inspiring Careers Panel: Innovation in Industry and in Your Own Career” and the “Chemistry Career Night”.

By: Leah Harrison 12170 reads | 0 comments
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