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How Creating Space for Indigenous Students Benefits You and Me

IAM

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 3371 reads | 0 comments
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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

By: Maddi G 3062 reads | 0 comments
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The Key to Building Resilience: Having Courage in Taking Action for Yourself

Health

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 2788 reads | 0 comments
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Defeating Stress by Building Resilience

Life Balance

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 2928 reads | 0 comments
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Feel Like You’re Not Good Enough for Your New Job?

Workplace

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 6347 reads | 0 comments
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8 Reasons Why 8 is Better than 4

Personal Development

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 2863 reads | 0 comments
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The Perks of Failure

Failure

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 4834 reads | 0 comments
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We Deserve More

Work-Study

We deserve more and so do our Indigenous youth. The justification of our suffering needs to stop.

By: mattpro 3274 reads | 0 comments
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It’s Okay to Say “No”

Communication, Art and Technology

Frankly, I am terrible at saying “no.” Maybe it’s a strong work ethic that has been etched into my existence since I was a child. Maybe it’s not wanting to appear incompetent to the people who could potentially hire me back into a full-time role. Whatever it was, it seemed like my plate was packed to the brim. 

By: Ryan Lee 2911 reads | 0 comments
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Staying Optimistic Through the Unexpected

Environmental Science

Bouncing back from hurdles and setbacks is an important part of career building. Environmental Science student, Ria Yao shares how she developed resilience and patience in the face of rejection.

By: Ria Yao 1983 reads | 0 comments
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