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Exchange Experience: Discovering Myself Through Travelling

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What does it mean to be alone but not lonely? Grace Chang talks about self-discovery, studying abroad and her adventures in Australia.

By: Grace Chang 1960 reads | 0 comments
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I Spent Too Long Deliberating Co-op: Why You Should Hit That Apply Button

Co-op Reflections

To Co-op or not? Sasha shares her story of how rewarding it can be to break out of the stereotypical career path and going out of your comfort zone.

By: Sasha Zalyvadna 4470 reads | 0 comments
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Understanding Each Other is the Fundamental Approach to Making Friends

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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 3116 reads | 0 comments
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How Creating Space for Indigenous Students Benefits You and Me

Arts and Social 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

Pow wow

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

By: Maddi G 3409 reads | 0 comments
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The Key to Building Resilience: Having Courage in Taking Action for Yourself

ENGAGE

As students, trying to balance our sanity while passing our courses, how can we adapt to this fast changing world? Belle shares her thoughts on ideas presented at Building Your Resilience, part of the SFU Public Square 2018 Community Summit - Brave New Work.

By: Belle Villar 3357 reads | 0 comments
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Defeating Stress by Building Resilience

ENGAGE

Student life can be stressful.  Here are tips for building resilience against stress from the SFU Public Square 2018 Community Summit, Brave New Work.

By: Amy Chui 3419 reads | 0 comments
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Feel Like You’re Not Good Enough for Your New Job?

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Starting a new job is stressful, and it can be even harder if you feel like you aren’t good enough at your position. Here are some ways Haley learned to overcome feelings of inadequacy in the workplace.

By: Haley Pihowich 7136 reads | 0 comments
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8 Reasons Why 8 is Better than 4

Communique

Beginning your journey with SFU Co-op can seem daunting at first, especially if you start with an 8-month Co-op but don't be afraid of it! Check out these benefits you'll get from doing an 8-month Co-op rather than 4-months. 

By: Defne Birol 3162 reads | 0 comments
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The Perks of Failure

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We are often told to succeed, but what happens when we fail?  In this blog post, Amy shares her personal story of overcoming failure and how it might not be as terrible as it seems.

By: Amy Chui 5214 reads | 0 comments
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