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Dave's Diary: What's Your Story?

CSI Blog

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 9846 reads | 0 comments
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Cultural Competence and Working Abroad

Life Experience

Have you landed an International Co-op work-term and begun preparing for your semester abroad? Surely, you have done your research and are aware of the cultural differences and nuances between where you are going, and your home country? If you haven’t, have no fear! This article is meant to help you understand the basic tips and tricks to adjust to the cultural differences in your new workplace, making your transition much easier.

By: Gursahib Gill 48 reads | 0 comments
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Life as an International Student: The Things We Don't Talk About

Finance

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 3093 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 10283 reads | 0 comments
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Depression in Universities Part II: How You and Your University Can Help

depression

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 2872 reads | 0 comments
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Depression in Universities Part I: What Every Student Needs to Know About Having Depression

depression

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 4676 reads | 0 comments
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Let’s Come Together Right Now

International

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 3622 reads | 0 comments
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How Creating Space for Indigenous Students Benefits You and Me

Communication, Art and Technology

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.

By: mattpro 3805 reads | 0 comments
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My Journey Back to the Drum: My Heart Beat and My Soul

Ceremony

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

By: Maddi G 3254 reads | 0 comments
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From Recreation to Mentorship: Getting Involved with People with Disabilities

Disabilities

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 3034 reads | 0 comments
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