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The Way You See The World: Culture and Communication

Diversity & Inclusion

Communication and interaction are fundamental parts of everyday life and a person’s ability to communicate and interact has a major impact on their well-being, happiness, and success. In this post, Akanksha shares her own experiences at the intersection of culture and communication.

By: Akanksha Thakur 11819 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Laurie Dawkins

Communication, Art and Technology

Like a modern day Goldilocks, Laurie Dawkins, a Communication Co-op alumna, spent many years trying out various roles to find the one that was just right. Now, as an award-winning, senior communications professional, Laurie shared how her experience with SFU Co-op shaped how she approached her career.

By: Pauline Leoncio 14882 reads | 0 comments
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Looking for Culture in Catalonia, Spain: Expectation Versus Reality

Programa Ac

Going to Spain for co-op, I felt I would be immersed in a single culture. Read on to discover how this opportunity allowed me to develop a more intricate understanding of culture, communities, and families and to build lifelong friendships and family-like relationships across linguistic and cultural barriers.

By: Nyssa Lessingham 4275 reads | 0 comments
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My Racing Readers Journey

Racing Readers

In the short amount of time I volunteered with Racing Readers, I learned a lot about myself. I also realized how much of an influence I could potentially have on others, which pushed me to be even better. This is my journey with the Racing Readers program.  

By: Daljinder Kaler 6204 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Vlog: Day in the Life of Jao Dantes

Co-op

In this Vlog, SFU Communication Co-op student Jao Dantes explains his typical work day working for Simon Fraser University. 

 

By: Jao Dantes 14071 reads | 0 comments
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The Long Way Around: How Co-op Made My Academic Detour Worthwhile

Personal Growth

It has been six long years since I started at SFU, switching majors three times along the way. With such a convoluted path, it’s no surprise that life after school began to fall out of context. Thankfully, a well-timed co-op opportunity allowed me to refocus my life and reverse my dwindling academic attitude. 

By: Brett Erickson 10136 reads | 0 comments
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5 Ways to Stay Motivated During An Extended Work Term

Co-operative Education

Congratulations, your work term has been extended! Now what? As routine sets in and one gets comfortable, the initial vigor for success in a work term starts to fade. In this article, Charmaine shares practical tips to stay motivated and make the most of the extension.

By: Charmaine Wu 19343 reads | 0 comments
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5 Healthy Habits to Combat the 9-5 Office Life

Top Tip Lists

During his co-op job, William realized that he needed to build healthy life-long habits for his long career ahead. Below is a short list of small things he does combat body deterioration for the 9 to 5 office-life.

By: William Soemargo 17489 reads | 0 comments
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Where Are They Now? Profile: Eric Cai

ENGAGE

SFU alumnus, Eric Cai provides his insights and reflections of the journey to work after graduation, discussing challenges faced and goals reached along the way.

By: Eric Cai 18874 reads | 0 comments
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Those 106 Unread Messages Aren't Going Anywhere

Communication, Art and Technology

Remember the flood of emails you ignored as a student? Well, turning a blind eye doesn't fly in the office place. Miranda shares useful tips on how to avoid being overwhelmed by reading and deleting!

By: Miranda Lindsay 11643 reads | 0 comments
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