Life Experience


Are Gen Y Redefining Adulthood?

Gen Y

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 4743 reads | 0 comments

Volunteer with Canadian Blood Services


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 4017 reads | 0 comments

Brave-Up on the OLC: Achieve Your Dreams with Randy Pausch's Last Lecture

Life Experience

With just 3 months left to live, Professor Randy Pausch of Carnegie Mellon University gave an awe-inspiring speech on the lessons cultivated throughout his life. Watch this life changing speech and start achieving your career and personal goals today.

By: jhyeh 4970 reads | 0 comments

Brave-Up on the OLC: 9 Life Lessons You Will Never Learn In School

life lessons

Don't have a career coach or mentor? No worries! Read on to find out 9 life lessons that you will never learn in school from education revolutionary, Charles J. Sykes.

By: jhyeh 3289 reads | 0 comments

Small Town Co-op Experience

Life Experience

This city girl experienced small town life during her most recent work term.  Whether it was harvesting plants and herbs in the forest or learning the differences between corporate and small business, Yuliya strived to succeed!  Read on to learn more about her brave journey in small town Ontario. 

By: Yuliya Vitsenkova 7247 reads | 0 comments

Mentor Kids and Help Their Literacy Skills at Writer’s Exchange


Sabrina shows you how the Writer's Exchange could be your perfect volunteer opportunity! She gives you the scoop on the programs and volunteer positions that are available and why they'd be a great experience for you!

By: Sabrina Azaria 5693 reads | 0 comments

Blow Your Mind: Volunteer at the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

Life Experience

Lauren knows how to get you into an awesome performing arts festival and how to hook yourself up with some free swag there! Read on to find out more about the benefits of volunteering with the PuSh festival.

By: Lauren Kresowaty 5203 reads | 0 comments

Final Exams: Learning Through Teaching

Personal Development

Final exams are coming up, and many students are starting to hole up in the library. Most are familiar with studying for exams, by reading textbooks, listening to lectures, or participating in study sessions. Yet, there is another way to learn a subject, and that is to teach it. As they say, you do not know any subject well unless you are able to teach it to someone else!

By: Mike Wong 4026 reads | 0 comments

My Volunteer Experience at SFU International Services for Students


Ever wondered about volunteering with the International community with leaving the country? Find out about Karen's personal experiences volunteering for the SFU International Services for Students (ISS) and Canadian Language Cultural Studies.

By: Karen C 4721 reads | 0 comments

Your 101 Guide on Working Out-of Province

Workplace Transition

While it is difficult to secure a co-op or internship placement in today’s declining job market, out-of-province work experience is even harder to come by. If you are going to relocate soon or are thinking about doing an out-of-province co-op or internship, here are some must-know tips and information to help you make the transition smoothly and successfully!

By: Dennis Chen 6023 reads | 0 comments
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