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War and Generosity: On My Own in the Philippines

SFU International

Working internationally allows you to immerse yourself in places unlike anywhere you've ever known. Cleo van Wyck, SFU Arts & Social Sciences Co-op student, details her experience volunteering in the heart of the Philippines.

By: Cleo van Wyck 3805 reads | 0 comments
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Carlie's Adventures in Thailand

Communication, Art and Technology

She has traveled and worked in countries around the world.  Now, follow Carlie as she reflects on her experience teaching English in Thailand and as she begins her work term at CIBT School of Business and Technology in China.

By: Carlie Thauvette 4615 reads | 0 comments
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Carlie: Working and Playing in China

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One of the perks of working internationally is traveling internationally! 
Read more about Communication Co-op student Carlie Thauvette as she and some other Co-op students take a break from their work term at CIBT to travel to some of the cities outside of Weifang, China.

By: Carlie Thauvette 4442 reads | 0 comments
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Chinese Mummies and Elves: How I Brought the Holidays Home.

Carlie's International Adventures

Carlie's homesickness inspires her to bring in some good ol' Canadian Holidays during her work term in China.  Come join her group of scary ghosts and sparkling angels to help her feel more at home.

By: Carlie Thauvette 3795 reads | 0 comments
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Azmeet Dhillon: International Exchange in Mexico

Mexico

What is it like to go on an international exchange?  Bachelor of Arts graduate, Azmeet Dhillon shares how her time in Mexico positively changed her personal and professional goals. 

By: Azmeet Dhillon 5235 reads | 0 comments
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Ravi Bansal: Hellenic Studies Field School in Greece

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In this article, SFU Psychology graduate Ravi Bansal shares her experiences of participating in the Hellenic Studies Field School in Greece. Ravi’s travels encouraged her to become involved in the SFU community, opening up an opportunity to attend the Education without Borders conference in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. 

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Under the African Sun Part 3

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Darryn Difrancesco is currently volunteering as an HIV/AIDS counselor and educator with  Global Volunteer Network located in one of many Kenyan slums, in a small community called Lenana, approximately 30 minutes northeast of Nairobi. In this article, the third of a series, Darryn shares her frustrations of corruption and denial.

By: Darryn Difrancesco 4004 reads | 0 comments
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Studying Down Under

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Monica Hartanto spent a semester studying at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.  Read about here experience here, and get tips on how you can study abroad too!

By: Monica Hartanto 5828 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering Internationally: A How-to Guide

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As midterms wind down and projects and final papers ramp up, you have probably been daydreaming about life outside of school. While for some that may just involve an uninterrupted evening of TV, without the accompanying guilt for procrastinating, for others it paints a more adventurous picture. More and more, people from all over the world are taking up “voluntourism”

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Student Travel: Online Inspiration and Resources

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The idea of  living and travelling abroad can seem daunting and out of reach at times,  especially for students already living on a budget in their home country. Luckily, there are an abundance of online resources  to help alleviate some of this stress, as well as provide inspiration and tips  for making the most of your time abroad.

By: Courtney Novotny 5738 reads | 0 comments
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