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Dave's Diary: What's Your Story?

Career Exploration

I and the whole staff at work attended a training last week on a "narrative" method of career counselling led by Mark Franklin, the practice leader of a company called Career Cycles.  It's inspired me to write a bit about narrative therapy in general, especially as it applies to career development. 

By: David Lindskoog 9561 reads | 0 comments
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Life as an International Student: The Things We Don't Talk About

Business

There are a lot of things your international student friends have never told you. From depression to pressure to stereotypes -  life isn't always easy when you are studying abroad. Read an international students take on life overseas. 

By: Jeremy Austin Effendy 1937 reads | 0 comments
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Working with a Disability

Business

Disclosing a disability to an employer can be daunting at any point in your career but particularily as a student new to the workplace. Gloria Cheung, shares how she was able to not just survive but thrive with a little bit of support from her employer. 

By: Gloria Cheung 7667 reads | 0 comments
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Depression in Universities Part II: How You and Your University Can Help

Student

Part two of our “Depression in Universities” series brings us to how you and your university can support those who are working to overcome mental illness. Keep on reading to learn how you can help end the stigma with depression. 

By: Sarah Saghah 2408 reads | 0 comments
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Depression in Universities Part I: What Every Student Needs to Know About Having Depression

Life Balance

Mental illness can affect anyone. If our society is to help end the stigma, the first step is to gain knowledge on the subject. This blog post connects readers with what it is like to have depression. 

By: Sarah Saghah 3634 reads | 0 comments
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Let’s Come Together Right Now

International Services for Students

Every culture has a custom or tradition that unites people. Knowing this, international student, Dasha Mezenina set out to interview SFU students from around the world to find out: what tradition unites your nation? 

By: Dasha Mezenina 3213 reads | 0 comments
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How Creating Space for Indigenous Students Benefits You and Me

Health Sciences

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

Indigenous Community Stories

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

By: Maddi G 2823 reads | 0 comments
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From Recreation to Mentorship: Getting Involved with People with Disabilities

Volunteering

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. 

By: Jien Hilario 2642 reads | 0 comments
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Why Doesn’t Canada Have a Disabilities Act?

DiversityandInclusion

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.

By: Jien Hilario 3552 reads | 0 comments
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