Life Experience

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Yat’s Hong Kong Adventure: Experiences to Embrace Working Internationally - Culture

International

Ever wondered what it would be like to work in Hong Kong? Yat Li shares with us in this 3-part series on his experience adapting to a new culture, living arrangement and workplace culture. Also hear about his food and city adventures exploring one of the world's most densely populated areas.

By: yatli 9413 reads | 0 comments
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OLC Volunteer Spotlight: Natalie Pope

Personal Development

Blogging about her co-op journey from her very first job interview and offer to her current work placement, Natalie has shared countless valuable insights and stories with the OLC about her job search and workplace success. Meet Natalie and read all about her volunteer experience and why she recommends working with the OLC.

By: npope 6807 reads | 0 comments
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Go International: Why you should travel, study, and work abroad!

Professional Development

Have you ever considered travelling outside of Canada to work or study? Did you know that as an SFU student you have many opportunities to travel, and get credit for it? SFU International has an excellent exchange program in which you can work or study abroad!

By: Mike Wong 6021 reads | 0 comments
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It Is Time For Us To Prove Ourselves!

Life Experience

Rui offers her suggestions as to why volunteering is beneficial for International Students. She talks about how volunteering is helpful if you are learning to speak English and recommends some organizations. Read on to find out more!

By: Rui Wang 4545 reads | 0 comments
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Fostering Dignity and Community With Beauty Night Society

Life Experience

Find out about Lauren's interview with Caroline MacGillivray, founder and Executive Director of Beauty Night. She gets the scoop on why Beauty Night Society would be great to volunteer with and how you can get involved.

By: Lauren Kresowaty 5972 reads | 0 comments
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To Work, Or Not To Work: A Mother's Dilemma

Parenting

You have recently welcomed a new baby into the world. Before you know it, you are faced with the dilemma: to work, or not to work? There is a misconception that women can be committed either to their career or to their kids, but not to both. Read on to find some factors  women consider when making this difficult decision.

By: Karen Hayre 5833 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Michael Beck on Making Change through Passion

English

Have you ever imagined starting your own organization? Michael Beck probably didn't either when he started his undergrad studies at SFU back in 2005. Six years later, he started a non-profit organization and just came back from an EU-sponsored tour in the UK.

By: Michael Beck 8859 reads | 0 comments
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The End of the Semester, the End of the Year: Time to Reflect

Life Experience

The end of the Fall semester, and 2012, is coming to a close. Some people believe in making new years’ resolutions with goals of bettering themselves, while some people are content with just letting the new year roll in. Instead of focusing on making future goals, why not reflect on everything that you have done this year?

By: Mike Wong 4297 reads | 0 comments
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Are Gen Y Redefining Adulthood?

Career Exploration

Hannah Seligson's new book, "Mission: Adulthood: How Twenty-somethings of Today are Transforming Work, Love and Life" argues that today's twenty-somethings are redefining what it means to be an adult. Is this true? Is growing up now a completely different experience compared to generations past?

By: David Lindskoog, SFU Career Services 4688 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer with Canadian Blood Services

Volunteering

Looking for a way to give back to your community this holiday season?  Check out Selva's article on how to give in a big way through Canadian Blood Services!

By: Selva Bayat 3957 reads | 0 comments
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