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Community Cooking Workshops: Why We Love Them So Much

Life Balance

As a student, food is literally my life. I wish I was joking but food is how I bond with friends, how I cope with exams and what I use to wake myself up in the morning. 

By: Javairia Raza 1467 reads | 0 comments
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What is Thrive Week? Reflections of a Health Peer

Peer Education

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 1085 reads | 0 comments
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3 Steps for Cultivating Leadership on your Resume

Professional Development

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 11521 reads | 0 comments
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Inside the Student Learning Commons with the Learning & Writing Peers

Learning & Writing Peers

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 5362 reads | 0 comments
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The Student Faces Behind Peer Health Education

Professional Development

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 5301 reads | 0 comments
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How My Determination Turned My Shyness Into Confidence - 5 Tips For Working On Your Goals While Enjoying Your Life

confidence

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 20370 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Resilience in my Search for Meaningful Work: One International Student’s Story

Work Search

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 20242 reads | 0 comments
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Changing Perspectives: How Co-op Helped Me See the Bigger Picture

BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services

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 11256 reads | 0 comments
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How to Overcome Your Fear of Getting Involved

Life Balance

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 20972 reads | 0 comments
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Four Tips to Overcome Failure

Making Mistakes

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 21952 reads | 0 comments
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5 Must Know Services at SFU

Communication

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 7533 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Can Help You Find Your Dream Career

Dream Job

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 13192 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 16717 reads | 0 comments
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Community Engagement Clarifies Career Choice

Indigenous

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 16676 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: From Career Peer to Peer Coach

Jack Zhou

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

By: Jack Zhou 10329 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Conversations – Interview with the SFU Volunteer Services Coordinator About Engagement Peers

Get Involved

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 25371 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Conversations – Interview with the Career Peer Educator Divisional Supervisor

SFU Interviews

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 11174 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: How Being a Career Peer Educator Changed My Idea of Careers

Opportunities

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 16635 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: Chance Moments & Career Memories

Life Experience

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 17582 reads | 0 comments
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#beCPE: My Story About Becoming a Career Peer Educator

Professional Development

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 18676 reads | 0 comments
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