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From Recreation to Mentorship: Getting Involved with People with Disabilities

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Working with people with disabilities can enable you to understand their experiences better. What better way to do so than having fun at the ocean or on the mountains? Here are some ideas for volunteering with those with disabilities. 

By: Jien Hilario 2360 reads | 0 comments
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The Student Life Balancing Act

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Finding balance in university is surely one of the greatest challenges a student faces. Shanice believes that communication is key to maintaining stress levels and living a balanced life.

By: Shanice Li 2382 reads | 0 comments
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Feel Like You’re Not Good Enough for Your New Job?

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Starting a new job is stressful, and it can be even harder if you feel like you aren’t good enough at your position. Here are some ways Haley learned to overcome feelings of inadequacy in the workplace.

By: Haley Pihowich 4782 reads | 0 comments
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The Perks of Failure

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We are often told to succeed, but what happens when we fail?  In this blog post, Amy shares her personal story of overcoming failure and how it might not be as terrible as it seems.

By: Amy Chui 4235 reads | 0 comments
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Why Doesn’t Canada Have a Disabilities Act?

Career Exploration

It is 2018 and Canada has not yet implemented adequate protection and legislation for people with disabilities. When it comes to equality for all, Canada is falling far behind.

By: Jien Hilario 3186 reads | 0 comments
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How to Satisfy Your Inner Activist

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When people think about social justice, they think of things like protests or hunger strikes, but the options don’t end there.  These volunteer organizations can help you satisfy your inner activist.

 

 

By: Jien Hilario 3023 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Can Help You: With Tony Botelho and Albert Fung

Career Exploration

Tony Botelho and Albert Fung of SFU’s Career and Volunteer Services explore the benefits of volunteering for students with and without disabilities.

By: Jien Hilario 3483 reads | 0 comments
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One-Step Start Up: SFU’s Solutions to Your Big Questions

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Ever had a business idea and thought it was worth a shot? These resources can help you transform your business idea into reality.

By: Samad Raza 2922 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Paid to Have Fun: The Best and Most Economical Way to Travel

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“Get paid to travel” seems like one of those weird internet scams that you probably shouldn’t click on. But as an au pair abroad, I wasn't paying for accommodation or food, I was meeting other young people, and I was receiving a weekly paycheque!

By: Teghan McDonald 3062 reads | 0 comments
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Comic Guide: 5 Tips to Prepare for Co-op

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Embarking on your first Co-op placement? Thinking of applying to the Co-op program? In this comic guide, Linnea offers five tips that will give you a fresh outlook on how to update your resume, build up the confidence to go on interviews, and set yourself up for success. You’ve got this! 

By: Linnea Vo 5017 reads | 0 comments
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