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My First Visit: Why Office Hours Matter

Student Engagement

The E-Word Blog is a series that features a student perspective on SFU’s various engagement opportunities. Follow our blogger Christina as she tries all that SFU has to offer in her effort to become “truly engaged”.

By: Christina Guan 4991 reads | 0 comments

Opportunity Awaits You!


While I used to think university was all about good grades and finishing your degree as fast as you could, I’ve recently learned that this is not the case, and that university is more about the opportunities you can get involved in and the experience you can gain. Here are three ways to do just that!

By: Nichola Basara 10598 reads | 0 comments

Engagement - One Opportunity at a Time!


What does it mean to be engaged at university? Christina plans to try ALL of the engagement opportunities at SFU before she graduates...and blog about it!

By: Christina Guan 5660 reads | 0 comments

Peer Education Core Training, Day 1

Peer Education

On a typical Monday morning - especially on the final week of summer vacation - one would not expect 100+ volunteers to be up and about, fully attentive and ready to learn at their first Core Training of Fall 2013.

By: imijares 5348 reads | 0 comments

Welcome to the Online Learning Community Blog!

Online Learning Community

One of the ways you'll be able to keep up with what your peers are doing and also let them know what you are up to is through the Peer Programs Facebook page and the OLC (Online Learning Community) Blog. The OLC blog was created by peers late last year, led by Learning & Writing Peer Ally Chan.

By: imijares 4950 reads | 0 comments

Ever-Changing Goals: A Co-op Reflection


The idea of an out-of-town 12 month co-op may have intimidated me at one point, but now looking back, I realize just how much I have gained by taking on something that I initially perceived as a challenge.

By: Malinda Pathacharige 8090 reads | 0 comments

Healthy and Sustainable Meal Ideas


Sustainable SFU put together some amazing recipes that not only taste great, but can help you stay healthy - all while using sustainability-friendly products.

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Behind The Scenes: Interviewing CTV's Kelvin Redvers (Part 2)

Career Peers

An avid watcher of HBO and AMC hit shows like Dexter, Game of Thrones and Mad Men, I often daydreamed about what it would be like to work in the film and television industry. Lucky for me, I was able to interview Kelvin Redvers, a young television producer at CTV. This is part 2 of a 2-part series.

By: Elena Barbir 7706 reads | 0 comments

Behind The Scenes: Interviewing CTV’s Kelvin Redvers (Part 1)


Career stories are often fascinating, and Kelvin Redvers’ story is no exception. An SFU alumnus, Kelvin shares how he maneuvered his way into his dream job—Aboriginal filmmaker and television producer at CTV—a mere three months after he convocated. This is part 1 of a 2-part series.

By: Elena Barbir 10751 reads | 0 comments

To Set Better Goals, Ask: Who Do You Want To Be?

Professional Development

Have a love-hate relationship with goal setting? Join the club! In this article, learn about an alternative approach to personal development, centered around the question, “who do you want to be?”

By: Winnie Kan 8009 reads | 0 comments

Engaged Student of the Week: Shantelle Medel

Engagement Peers

Learn all about the engaged student of the week; Shantelle! Find out how she engages with SFU and the community by reading on.

By: Felice Rafael 6430 reads | 0 comments

Peer Stories: Learning and Writing Peers

Personal Development

Read about s student's personal experience as a SFU peer! Applications are now available on

By: Sara 5230 reads | 0 comments

What's Possible? You'll Never Know Until You Try

Professional Development

Potential is called potential because it is invisible until you discover it. By discover I don’t mean by observing, instead I mean by trying! Give yourself a chance to try something new and you just might discover a new you!

By: Chao Han 7233 reads | 0 comments

Engaged Student of the Week: Hannah Seraphim

Engagement Peers

Check out this week's Engaged Student of the Week! Learn about why and how they are engaged and how you can get involved at SFU too.

By: Donya Jalali 5824 reads | 0 comments

How To Write Your Way Into Grad School

CSI Blog

Do you dream of getting a masters or professional degree before joining the workforce? Unsure on where to start on that personal statement for your grad school applications? Here’s your one-stop guide to “writing your way into grad school.”

By: Harsimran Kaur 79757 reads | 0 comments

Tips for Getting Involved


Check out Felice's article giving you the Do's and Dont's of getting involved! Read on to find out ways to get engaged with your university.

By: Felice Rafael 4619 reads | 0 comments

How To Create A Winning Job Proposal

Job Proposal

So you want to work for a certain employer, but they don’t have any job openings. What do you do? One option is to create a “job proposal” for the new position you’re aspiring to. Here’s how to do it.

By: Sophia Tsai 37701 reads | 0 comments

Engage Me SFU Blog- Student of the Week


The Engagement Peers have started their new segment; Student of the Week! They will profile various engaged students at SFU to show how easy it is to get involved. This week, learn about Hafsa and how she is getting engaged!

By: Terry Qiu 5732 reads | 0 comments

Know Yourself To Discover Your Career


Ever just wanted a crystal ball to look into your future and see the perfect career you will enjoy and love to do after graduation? Maybe you can’t tell the future, but understanding your personality is a good start!

By: Hilary Zhang 5399 reads | 0 comments

Warming Up!


Got questions about the Engagement Peers? Guest writer, Felice, has some answers for you! She gives the low down on the President's Winter Warm Up and the role that the peers played there. Read on to find out more.

By: Felice Rafael 4546 reads | 0 comments
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