Community Engagement

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Career Peer Experiences During COVID-19: A Wonderful Opportunity

Volunteer

Who are SFU’s Career Peer Educators? What was it like to be onboarded and trained remotely? What are they up to on the (virtual) campus this semester? Sharon Gill, a Career Peer Educator at Career & Volunteer Services at SFU, tells us all.

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SFU’s Health and Counselling Services: More Than Just Your Average School Clinic

Co-operative Education

SFU's Health and Counselling Services are offering incredible services and events to help students deal with the stress and anxiety that school life brings. So why aren't more students taking advantage of these services? Mutinta, who worked with HCS, brings awareness to many of the awesome resources HCS provides.

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Paving the Way for Community Engagement

Arts and Social Sciences

Engaging with our communities provides opportunities to connect, grow, and give back. Jasleen shares how her co-op with the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue lived up to SFU's reputation as Canada's most engaged university. 

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Your Involvement Matters

Student Ambassador

Connecting with others is an important part of maintaining your well-being. Get involved with your campus community and explore opportunities at Health & Counselling and SFU.

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Working for Purpose, Not for Profit

Co-operative Education

Applying for his first co-op placement, Business student, Jeffery Choi wanted a job that would be exciting and challenging, but more than anything, fulfilling. Looking for work with purpose, Jeff spent his first co-op as a Campaign Associate for the United Way of the Lower Mainland.  

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Understanding Each Other is the Fundamental Approach to Making Friends

Community Engagement

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 3558 reads | 0 comments
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How Creating Space for Indigenous Students Benefits You and Me

Life Experience

We must acknowledge autonomy for Indigenous Students in an academic setting, we are not in your classes to teach them, and we are not able to speak on behalf of every Indigenous community.

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My Journey Back to the Drum: My Heart Beat and My Soul

Life Experience

When women return to the drum, this is when our nations begin to heal

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From Recreation to Mentorship: Getting Involved with People with Disabilities

ENGAGE

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. 

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Why Doesn’t Canada Have a Disabilities Act?

Series

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.

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