Indigenous SFU Community Stories

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Applying for Graduate Studies

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

While applying for graduate school I had absolutely no clue what to do. I assumed that everyone knew what they are doing except me so I found myself feeling inadequate. I started to doubt my abilities and second-guessing my decision to pursue a degree. However, after a little research I realized that it isn’t so difficult after all.

By: Christina Coolidge 6609 reads | 0 comments
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Hello SFU !

FNSA

Hi. I wanted to introduce myself, as I'm a new contributor to the Indigenous Online Learning Community, and I wanted to tell a little bit about myself. Looking forward to becoming a part of the community.

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Indigenous Student Success Story: Alissa Derrick

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Alissa Derrick is from the Wet’suwet’en Nation located in Moircetown, British Columbia. She is currently in her last year here at SFU, working towards a double minor in Criminology and First Nation Studies.

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Aboriginal Advancement with UA Local 170

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

As an Indigenous Student Ambassador Christina was asked to show two potential donors around campus. Joe Shayler representing UA Local 170 and John Mutton, President and CEO of Municipal Solutions were interested in supporting SFU's Indigenous students.

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SFU First Nations Student Association 2012-2013: A Year in Review

Indigenous

Have you ever asked yourself "Who are the FNSA and what exactly do they do here on campus?" Here is a year in review to enable you to gain a better understanding of this student run organization and what they do here at SFU.

By: Laura Forsythe 18820 reads | 0 comments
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The Indigenous Student Ambassador Program

campus involvement

FNSA Board member, Angela Semple has lead the implementation of the Indigenous Student Ambassador program, helping to highlight important Indigenous resources to potential SFU students and part of the Indigenous Recruitment Team.

 

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Honouring Feast at SFU

Indigenous

This year’s First Nations, Inuit, Metis Graduate Honouring Feast, that took place at the Diamond Alumni Centre on June 12, 2013 was a beautiful gathering that was quite impactful for me.

By: Christina Coolidge 8403 reads | 0 comments
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7 Reasons Why You Should to Talk to Your Professors and TAs

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

SFU academic advisors share seven reasons why they recommend all their students talk to their professors and teaching assistants - outside of lecture halls and tutorial rooms.

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What is Academic Advising?

Student Development

Academic Advisors assist you in formulating a successful academic program that helps you translate your goals, interests, and life plans into an effective educational and SFU experience. Academic Advisors also help you understand and navigate academic program/course requirements, polices, and procedures and refer you to resources/services on campus.

 

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FNSA: Aboriginal Criminology Series

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Fourth year student, Alissa Derrick worked with the FNSA to present an Aboriginal Criminolgy series, based on the Rethinking Justice conference presented by the Pacific and Business Law Institute. Read about how she organized the event and what she hopes it will achieve.

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