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Student Success Story: Carmen van Soest

Student Spotlight

"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 2658 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Kayla Mitchell

Indigenous

"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 4544 reads | 0 comments
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Taylor
Baron
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SFU Student
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Teaching English Abroad? Top 5 Tips for Success

Speech Sciences

Adrian Quiroz is a fourth year student of French, Linguistics, and Speech Sciences at Simon Fraser University. He taught English in France for eight months and shares his tips for success.

By: Adrian Quiroz 2680 reads | 0 comments
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Zhong Yu
Lian
Member Type: 
SFU Alumni
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Clan wrestler collects BA on way to 2015 Pan Am Games

Wrestle

Justina Di Stasio is an English student at SFU who also is a member of Canada’s national senior women’s wrestling team competing at the 2015 Pan Am games in Toronto.

By: Justin Wong 2195 reads | 0 comments
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How to Land a Co-op When You’ve Only Flipped Burgers

Co-op

…or only possess experience in an entry level position. Madison lists 5 helpful tips that she learned from the process of applying to co-op positions with little to no true professional experience.  While it’s definitely harder, what’s life without a little challenge?

By: Madison Edge 2626 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Karen Johnson

Indigenous Career

My proudest moment was being the first of a class of 12 from NEC to graduate at SFU. There are so many obstacles one must crawl over to get a degree especially being an older student.

By: Karen Johnson 4132 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Sheryl Thompson

Indigenous Career

"My big picture goal is to work in policy to strengthen the health and well being of Aboriginal Peoples by working to combine Aboriginal children, families, communities and health into a single concept that is so interconnected that they can not be teased apart to be treated as independent entities."

By: Sheryl Thompson 3890 reads | 0 comments
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Beyond the BC bubble: My co-op term in Burma (Myanmar)

Burma

In a country filled with monks, crazy drivers, and frequent power outages, things were different living in Burma. After four months, it started to feel a bit like home. Here’s a glimpse into my unique experience as a political intern for the Embassy of Canada to Burma (Myanmar). 

By: Layla Clarkson 3418 reads | 0 comments
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