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3 Steps for Cultivating Leadership on your Resume

Career

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 12935 reads | 0 comments
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Anatomy Fashion Show Highlights the Intricacies of the Human Body

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After a successful event in 2016, the SFU chapter of the co-ed international medical fraternity, Phi Delta Epsilon, will be hosting a second annual Anatomy Fashion Show on March 4th, 2017. This event is being organized by passionate pre-medical students who wish to raise funds for B.C. Children’s Hospital by putting on a creative, entertaining, and interactive event. Monique, the chair of the organizing committee, shares more information about the event in this article. 

By: Amy Gill 7399 reads | 0 comments
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Overcoming Cultural Pressures in University: A Personal Journey

Life Balance

Being a university student in pursuit of a career is not easy, but when you factor in the pressures you face from your family, culture, and surrounding environment, it can become even tougher. This post tells the story of one student who dealt with overcoming these pressures and discovered something they loved to do.

By: Henna Pahal 6347 reads | 0 comments
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The Student Faces Behind Peer Health Education

Leadership

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 6545 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 23735 reads | 0 comments
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Where Are They Now? Profile: Eric Cai

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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 17890 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

Linguistics

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 22182 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Dance Marathon: Highlight of the Event This Year and What to Expect in 2017

SFU Dance Marathon

Another successful SFU Dance Marathon took place on February 20, 2016. Numerous executive members and volunteers put in countless amount of hours to not only make the event bigger and better than the preceding years, but to also help raise awareness of this fundraising initiative on campus in order to attract more attention and support from SFU students, staff, and faculty. The countless amount of efforts paid off as the club was able to raise just under $25, 000 for B.C. Children’s Hospital. 

By: Amy Gill 8886 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Resilience in my Search for Meaningful Work: One International Student’s Story

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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 21885 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Purpose Through Volunteering

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

By: Peggy Chen 24747 reads | 0 comments
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