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Early Departures: A Canadian Co-op Experience in China

International

My passion for hockey has brought me to China to coach hockey for the summer. From Ottawa to China, SFU Co-op has helped me explore my interests and expand my learning while giving me skills, practical work experience and an opportunity to travel.

By: Tatum Miller 5447 reads | 0 comments
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The Manufacturing Challenge

Technology & Innovation

It is not hard to produce a perfect car. The difficulty lies in manufacturing 100,000 cars exactly alike. Read about the challenge of manufacturing modern luxury vehicles at Tesla Inc. 

By: Michael Kontanist 7774 reads | 0 comments
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The Best of Studying Abroad in South Korea

International

Are you on the fence about studying abroad? Fourth year business student, Vivyn Zhou shares how an international exchange in South Korea impacted her, and why you should consider applying too.

By: Vivyn Zhou 16354 reads | 0 comments
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Reconciliation at INAC: Towards a Renewed Relationship with Indigenous Peoples

Life Experience

As someone who has always been passionately engaged with both political and social issues, a job with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada checked two very important boxes. Little did I know, it would teach me much more than I could have ever expected. 

By: Michelle Raine 8078 reads | 0 comments
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A Date With Myself: How I’m Surviving Burnout

ENGAGE

Striking a balance between work and life is a difficult task for anyone regardless of their profession. Katerina explains how her desire to work overtook her personal life and she has some tips for making sure burn out doesn’t creep up on you.

 

By: Katerina Cookson 11611 reads | 0 comments
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Comic Guide: 5 Tips to Survive Your First Week of University

Life Experience

New experiences can be scary. The transition from high school to university can be tough, especially when you go from a class of 30 to a class of 200. In this comic strip blog post, Linnea offers her top five tips for kicking first day jitters to the curb. 

By: Linnea Vo 14294 reads | 0 comments
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My Journey of Indigeneity (From a Non-Indigenous Perspective)

Diversity & Inclusion

In this blog, I take you through my personal life story from immigrating to Canada, working and living in a rural First Nations community, to finding a sense of belonging and a second identity, which has forever changed the way I will view the world.

By: Richard Han 25744 reads | 0 comments
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The Way You See The World: Culture and Communication

Life Experience

Communication and interaction are fundamental parts of everyday life and a person’s ability to communicate and interact has a major impact on their well-being, happiness, and success. In this post, Akanksha shares her own experiences at the intersection of culture and communication.

By: Akanksha Thakur 12137 reads | 0 comments
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Looking for Culture in Catalonia, Spain: Expectation Versus Reality

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Going to Spain for co-op, I felt I would be immersed in a single culture. Read on to discover how this opportunity allowed me to develop a more intricate understanding of culture, communities, and families and to build lifelong friendships and family-like relationships across linguistic and cultural barriers.

By: Nyssa Lessingham 4497 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

Communication, Art and Technology

Congratulations, your work term has been extended! Now what? As routine sets in and one gets comfortable, the initial vigor for success in a work term starts to fade. In this article, Charmaine shares practical tips to stay motivated and make the most of the extension.

By: Charmaine Wu 19680 reads | 0 comments
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