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My Long Journey Through Computing Science

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Paul takes us on his journey as a Software Systems student and how a field trip helped to inspire him to greater heights eventually, helping him to land his dream job. His journey highlights the importance of taking advantage of every opportunity given to us as students.

By: Paul Madeya 268 reads | 0 comments
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How My Student Club Involvements Scored Me My First Co-op - Recruiter Perspective

Co-op Reflections

Joining a student club is an excellent way to develop transferrable skills! Olivia shares how her campus involvement not only helped with skill development and securing a co-op position, it eased the transition and helped differentiate Olivia from her peers. In her own words: "If you want to be one step closer to finding your dream co-op, I suggest starting with community involvement!"

By: Olivia Chan 370 reads | 0 comments
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Cultural Competence and Working Abroad

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Have you landed an International Co-op work-term and begun preparing for your semester abroad? Surely, you have done your research and are aware of the cultural differences and nuances between where you are going, and your home country? If you haven’t, have no fear! This article is meant to help you understand the basic tips and tricks to adjust to the cultural differences in your new workplace, making your transition much easier.

By: Gursahib Gill 173 reads | 0 comments
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Table for One Please!: Solo Travelling Abroad

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Have you ever considered travelling alone? Does it make your nervous? Well, you are not alone. There are many benefits to travelling alone and what better way to experience another country and culture than through a short-term International Co-op term? Read on to learn some tips & tricks when travelling alone.

By: Gursahib Gill 180 reads | 0 comments
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Real Talk: Is An International Co-op Worth It?

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You have seen the emails, read the posters, heard the presentations. The question remains, is International Co-op worth it? Is it worth the planning, cost, and time off-school? Well, you will have to continue reading to find out.

By: Gursahib Gill 212 reads | 0 comments
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The Importance Of Coffee Breaks: Friends, Coffee, Fun. All While Working In An Enterprise.

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Coffee breaks provide an opportunity to take your eye away from the screen, gather your thoughts, and the chance to network with colleagues. For a project to be successful, it is vital to be able to work well with others while managing your own work load. Terry explains how coffee breaks can help you build relationships and bonds with colleagues!

By: Terry Zhu 215 reads | 0 comments
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SFU’s Health and Counselling Services: More Than Just Your Average School Clinic

SFU Health Promotion

SFU's Health and Counselling Services are offering incredible services and events to help students deal with the stress and anxiety that school life brings. So why aren't more students taking advantage of these services? Mutinta, who worked with HCS, brings awareness to many of the awesome resources HCS provides.

By: Mutinta Bbela 393 reads | 0 comments
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Building Routines to Build Productivity

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Procrastination became a close friend of mine and by the end of the semester, I was burnt out but relieved that it was all over. Then the cycle would repeat itself for another four months.

By: Holly Kang 729 reads | 0 comments
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Adventurous Vibes: Your Guide to an Incredible Study Experience in Canada

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Are you thinking of studying in Canada? Are you about to arrive or have recently landed? Make the most of your experience with these tips for studying abroad.

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Discovering my career path in Investment Management

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My university experience has been a roller coaster to say the least. From moving to a brand-new city without knowing anyone to embarking on multiple co-ops in finance related roles, I discovered who I wanted to become and the path I needed to take to get there.

By: Chris Moric 1219 reads | 0 comments
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