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Life as a Co-op Student at Sage

Applied Sciences

In this article, Software Systems student, Ligang shares about doing a co-op at Sage in an interview style post. 

By: Ligang Guo 19 reads | 0 comments
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Get Ahead in the Race to Graduate Studies

Career Services

 Even though fall, 2016, is more than a year away, now is a great time – if not a necessary time – to get ahead in applying for professional programs, graduate studies and graduate scholarships. Eric Cai highlights some of these major pursuits and their fast-approaching deadlines.

By: Eric Cai 153 reads | 0 comments
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My Life Among Birkenstocks

Birkenstocks

Walking into my first day of work for my co-op term at The Right Shoe, all I expected was just another retail job. But upon arriving at work, I quickly realized how much more informative and applicable to my degree the experience would be. What I thought would be just another retail experience turned out to be one of the most interesting, informative and relevant experiences of my life.

By: Biomedical Footwear Assessor 276 reads | 0 comments
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Getting out of my Rut: How Co-op Changed my Life

Personal Development

Jason shares how co-op has helped him develop personally and professionally.  He takes us back in time and back as he shares his life before co-op and contrasts it to where he is now. 

By: Jason Wallace 256 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons To Accept a Co-op Work Term Extension

greater responsibilities

Communication Co-op student Kit Crowe gives you 5 good reasons why you should accept that co-op work term extension. 

By: Kit Crowe 634 reads | 0 comments
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University Bocconi campus abroad class

OLC Blog

Clair shares her experience with Campus Abroad through SFU Beedie, and how Italy was brought to her! 

By: Clair Lam 276 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Carmen van Soest

Indigenous Student Success Stories

"I hope to be someone that other Indigenous youth can look up to, and a person that others can count on in my everyday life. And hopefully I can get into Law school so I can help Indigenous peoples fight for their rights." 

By: Carmen van Soest 235 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Kayla Mitchell

Indigenous Career

"Just do it! If you get invested in your education you want to continue, and the rewards are extraordinary! Even when it is hard, you continue to do it. I’ve learned so much since starting, it’s phenomenal."

By: Kayla Mitchell 593 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Tracy Ned

Indigenous Career

"I will continue to encourage students out there to dream and that its okay to be scared but don’t’ let that fear hold you back."

By: Tracy Ned 219 reads | 0 comments
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Files of Uncertainty #1

Indigenous

FILES OF UNCERTAINTY #1: To Bear witness, the open musings of a Metis Student trying to understand her rage when Brian Bowman only half admitted his culture. 

By: Lforsythe 458 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Trina Setah

Indigenous

"In all of my years, I worked to be well known, respected and network with many people.  Those networks proved to be worth-wile as I worked my way up the ladder.  It pays to make good connections that has strategically helped me out when I needed them." 

By: Trina Setah 222 reads | 0 comments
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A Celebration with 1,000 BC Tech Stars

Co-op Reflections

In my work term with BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA), I had the opportunity to help plan and organize the company’s biggest event of the year, and it just so happened to be BC’s biggest and longest running technology awards celebration. 

By: Robbie Sebullen 370 reads | 0 comments
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5 Keys to “Ramping Up” and Quickly Adjusting to a New Co-op

Learning

Noah did his co-op at PMC-Sierra. In this article he introduces the engineering term “ramp up” and identifies five ways to get up to speed when you start a co-op.

By: Noah Balzer 418 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Malcom Key

Indigenous

I currently hold a diploma from College; however, I have just enrolled into University to acquire a degree. My mom received her Master’s at 52 and so I’m now 48 and it’s my turn to go back to school!

By: Malcom Key 168 reads | 0 comments
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Invitation: FNSA Hosts 2nd Annual SFU Indigenous Day

Indigenous

 Performers, artists and educators come from across Canada to share their knowledge expressing their cultural diversity. All at SFU for one day and you're invited! 

By: Lforsythe 537 reads | 0 comments
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The Skills You Can’t Learn in Class

Professional Development

I knew that co-op work terms would greatly enhance my education and I would gain skills and experience that I could never get from a classroom, but the type of knowledge that I am walking away with is not what I expected.  

By: Tessa Leyland 471 reads | 0 comments
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It’s Not What Your Communication Degree Can Do for You; It’s What You Can Do For Your Communication Degree

Co-op

For some employers today, a degree has become the minimum requirement for most entry-level jobs. Having spoke with this year's winner of the SCOY Award of Merit, Terence Chu, the solution to this conundrum, for me, became apparent.  

By: Chris McCluskie 782 reads | 0 comments
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Tips from the Editor: Blogging 101

blogging

Not sure how to write a blog post or where to get started? Natalie, an Editor for the SFU OLC, shares a step by step guide to write a blog post and she shares some top student examples.  

By: npope 965 reads | 0 comments
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Risk takers and novelty: Demystifying the barriers of international co-op and exchange

International

Consider the benefits of doing an international co-op and exchange.

By: Justin Wong 604 reads | 0 comments
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Communication: A Key Skill for an Engineer

Co-operative Education

Learn how communication is one of the most important skills to develop at work. 

By: (Joel) Hoi Pak Lun 523 reads | 0 comments
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