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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Co-op

Co-operative Education

Thinking about doing a co-op term but not sure how to have a successful experience? Starting a co-op term for the first time can be daunting. Here are a few tips to make the best out of your co-op opportunity. 

By: Cooper White 1032 reads | 0 comments
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Take a Chance: The Co-op Edition

Business

In my first semester, I had no idea what type of co-op position I was looking for. This was somewhat stressful, but what helped was keeping an open mind to a range of positions, and taking a chance!

By: Alexander Kler 906 reads | 0 comments
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Adventurous Vibes: Your Guide to an Incredible Study Experience in Canada

Career Services

Are you thinking of studying in Canada? Are you about to arrive or have recently landed? Make the most of your experience with these tips for studying abroad.

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Understanding Each Other is the Fundamental Approach to Making Friends

Life Experience

SFU is a multicultural university, and there are a lot of students here with a variety of cultural backgrounds. Learning something new from others can help us get to know the world, broaden our horizons, and breakdown damaging stereotypes.

By: Mengxi (Catherine) Chen 3812 reads | 0 comments
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The Student Life Balancing Act

Life Balance

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 4004 reads | 0 comments
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The Perks of Failure

Failure

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 6039 reads | 0 comments
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Is Co-op Worth Delaying Your Graduation?

Workplace Success

Practical experience isn't always gained in the classroom. Sure there are labs and projects, but nothing tops a real workplace environment. If you’re second guessing participating in co-op because of delaying your graduation, this post is for you! 

By: Christopher Chew 10640 reads | 0 comments
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Reflecting Back On A Degree In Communication

graduation

Shirin has recently graduated from SFU with a major in Communication and a minor in Publishing. She talks about why communication was the right fit for her and provides advice on how to make the most of your degree as an FCAT student.

By: Shirin Escarcha 7492 reads | 0 comments
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You Mean to Say Working for a Non-Profit Isn’t Glamorous?

Community Engagement

In working with the Surrey Christmas Bureau, Kylene Bugden learned fairly quickly the differences between "grunt work" and "grin work". However, she also learned that in doing all of that hard, not-so-glamorous grunt work, the results are certainly grin-worthy. 

By: Kylene Bugden 9497 reads | 0 comments
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