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3 Reasons Why There's No Rush to Finish Your Degree

preparation

Matthew enters his fourth year with a newfound perspective on graduation. His time working for SFU Career and Volunteer Services has taught him that when it comes to education, there should be no rush. Here, he shares his top 3 reasons why!

By: Matthew Furtado 18270 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories: Deborah L. Smith

Indigenous Career

"The road has been a long one and filled with many stops and starts. I would say never be afraid of having to do things over and over again because failure is not weakness or "bad". It's a way to know how to move forward." 

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Engaging the World After Co-op

PEPY Empowering Youth

After graduation, Melissa took a different path than most. Taking SFU's message of engaging the worlkd quite literally, she quit her jobs to volunteer in Cambodia for six months to see where life would lead her.

By: Melissa Chungfat 11191 reads | 0 comments
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Comic: How Co-op Helped Me Seize the Dreams I'd Left Behind

OLC Blog

Therese believed her interests in art and environmentalism were too daunting to pursue as careers. She locked those dreams away... until co-op unlocked career opportunities that fused her studies with her passions. Check out her comic!

By: Therese Mah 13783 reads | 0 comments
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Haiti Co-op Inspires Career Path

co-op student of the year

Danielle Jeong, who receives a Governor General’s Silver Medal for her high scholastic achievement, says her SFU co-op experiences, which included a month in Haiti, were “life-changing”.

By: Anonymous 3789 reads | 0 comments
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The Notebook: A Highly Unlikely Love Story

Communication, Art and Technology

At the start of her co-op, Sandy expected to work hard and do her best. What she didn't expect is that she would fall in love - and fall hard. What you're about to read is a highly unlikely love story...

By: Sandy Chan 7647 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Students Perform Free Summer Musical for Kids

Co-op

Four SFU students organized and performed a free outdoor children’s theatre in the Lower Mainland. The performance tells a story of broken shoes and finding joy beyond grief

By: Ally Baharoon and Melissa Roach 5863 reads | 0 comments
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Making the Most Out of Your University Experience

Life Balance

Anna Dueck, a student in the School for the Contemporary Arts (SCA) working towards a Major in Dance, talks about the importance of getting involved. 

By: Anna Dueck 4522 reads | 0 comments
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Taking the Leap: Moving Across the Country for Co-op

Reflection

Not everyone can say that they’ve had their movie moment. Luckily enough, it happened to Pauline, and it happened in the exact way she dreamt it would. But, what she didn't prepare for is the reality after saying yes. 

By: Pauline Leoncio 9633 reads | 0 comments
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British Columbia and International Students

Business

Coming to a new country thousands of miles from where you grew up and from everything you know is no easy journey. In this award-winning story, SFU Business student Ali Najaf reflects on the past four years since arriving in Canada from Pakistan in 2012, sharing both his challenges and truimphs.  

By: anajaf 5495 reads | 0 comments
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