Peer Education


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.

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Welcome to the Online Learning Community Blog!

OLC Blog

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.

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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 7414 reads | 0 comments

How To Write Your Way Into Grad School

Career Peers

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 66791 reads | 0 comments

Why Volunteer on Campus at SFU?

Indigenous Volunteer Stories

Lindsay enjoys helping people achieve their goals and this experience has allowed her to follow and achieve her passion of improving services available to Indigenous students and potentially their overall academic success. Learn more about her experiences...

By: Lindsay Wainwright 17218 reads | 0 comments

Alumni Spotlight: Chris Lo


Chris Lo, a Business Co-op alumnus, was able to  leverage his Co-op and volunteer experience in order to gain a competitive edge  after graduation. Read on to learn how he effectively used his time at SFU as a  stepping stone to his current position with the City of Burnaby.

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SFU Peer Programs Celebrate the End of Another Successful Year

Peer Education

Dal Sohal, Manager of Peer Programs, emceed the event. We heard first-hand from Dr. Tim Rahilly, Associate Vice President of Students and International, and Professor Andrew Petter, President and Vice-Chancellor of SFU. During his short speech, President Petter gave kudos to the student volunteers for their contributions in making SFU a student-centred university.

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Jacquelyn Wickham: A Career Peer's Success Story

Student Spotlight

At first, Jacquelyn was quite inactive when it came to connecting with SFU’s community. However, by becoming a Career Peer, she has been able to meaningfully contribute and leave her mark on campus as she convocates this June.

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Have you always wondered how SFU alumni end up landing their jobs? For the first time ever, SFU Peer Programs and Career Services collaborated to bring a peer educator alumni panel to campus.

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