Life Experience


Brave-Up on the OLC: No Dream is Easy


Do you dream about what your future life or career will look like? Are you scared that people will laugh at these dreams? Hear what Jason has to say about this and his advice on making your dreams happen.

By: jhyeh 3435 reads | 0 comments

Brave-Up on the OLC: Fail First, Succeed Later


Are you scared of failing, whether it's applying for a school or job? Here are 3 things you should know about failures to help you succeed in life.

By: jhyeh 4223 reads | 0 comments

Dave's Diary: Game of Thrones Goes To University

CSI Blog

What would the characters in A Game of Thrones major in, if they went to a modern day university? I focused on the characters that I found most interesting or noteworthy in my reading of the series - you might have some of your own favourites that I don't get to - I invite you to join in with your own opinions!

By: David Lindskoog, SFU Career Services 5222 reads | 0 comments

Dave's Diary: Imagination as a Career Skill


Have you ever thought about how amazing it is that we have the capacity to ​imagine​? What is it that gives me this ability to picture what my future might be like, or for artists to create and portray entire fantastical mental worlds, or for children to spend countless joyful hours pretending to be something or someone else? And what benefit can imagination have on our careers?

By: David Lindskoog, Career Services Advisor 6383 reads | 0 comments

Brave-Up on the OLC: Self-Reflection As A Source of Transforming Your Life

Life Experience

Self-reflection is all about learning and understanding YOU. Next time you catch yourself daydreaming or find yourself in front of the mirror, ask yourself these questions to transform your life for the better.

By: jhyeh 3673 reads | 0 comments

The Wisdom of Oprah

Student Development

"I was never given any advice. I had to figure it out for myself. But my best advice is to let your passion lead your purpose." - Solid advice from Oprah Whinfrey, and a subject worth considering when following your own passion.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 6841 reads | 0 comments

Co-op Student Experience Surpasses Expectations

Diana Chan

In Spring 2011, Diana Chan was hired at BCcampus as a Professional Learning and Communications Assistant, learn more about how her work experience has helped to confirm her interests and career plans.

By: Diana Chan 5025 reads | 0 comments

Danielle's International Co-op Journey: Hope Found in Haiti

Life Experience

Danielle Jeong's trip to Haiti was a self-exploring and life-changing journey. Read about her work at a local clinic and how this experience challenged herself in ways she did not think was possible, while discovering she is and finding a purpose for her studies at SFU.

By: Danielle Jeong 7904 reads | 0 comments

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


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 new cultural and professional norms and standards. Read about how he faced and overcame these challenges for a successful international co-op placement.

By: yatli 7878 reads | 0 comments

A Once-in-a-lifetime Experience in Ghana: Interning with Projects Abroad


In Summer 2010, Cici Chenliu, a Kinesiology student, went to Ghana with Projects Abroad for a month to work as an intern at a local hospital. Check out her life changing experience working in the ward and exploring the beautiful cities of Ghana.

By: Cici Chenliu 11339 reads | 0 comments
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