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Our Future, Our Voice: 2013 Youth Forum

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The Our Future, Our Voice Youth Forum, hosted by SFU Public Square on September 28th aims to bring young people from across Metro Vancouver together to discuss important provincial issues and make new connections.

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Silver Nanowires Lead to Publication for Co-op Students

Applied Sciences

Two SFU Co-op students made breakthrough discoveries while experimenting with nanowires on their work terms, and their findings were published to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Electron Device Letters. Read more about their discovery here.

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SFU Partners with The Next 36

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SFU has partnered with The Next 36 to provide mentorship, venture capital and educational opportunities to a select group of 36 entrepreneurial minded  students and recent grads across Canada. Find out more about the program and SFU's February 7th announcement.

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Get Involved: Engage Your Faculty!

Life Experience

We hope that you have settled into the groove of the new semester, having survived the chaotic first week of locating where your lecture is, and who the smartest-looking kid in your class is. While academics are of priority, you may want to consider how you might get involved with your faculty. Here’s an opportunity for you to expand your passion for what you are studying, be represented in your academic experience, and perhaps get some clarity about your career options and opportunities.

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What does it take to win the Student Communicator of the Year Award?

Communique

In 2011, Marianna Adamian won the IABC/BC Student Communicator of the Year Award. Her successful communication plan focused on a series of presentations she gave as part of her co-op job. Since winning the SCOY award, Marianna has been presented with fantastic networking opportunities, volunteer positions, and prospective job placements.

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Taking it One Day at a Time with Roger Takahashi

Roger Takahashi

Roger Takahashi, strength and conditioning coach for the Vancouver Canucks, talked to BPK students about the steps he took to get where he is and how to follow a career path you love

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Project Management 101

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What is project management and why is it an important skill to have before graduation? Read on to find out more about what it is and how project management experiences can differentiate you from your competition in the professional world.

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Opting for the Extracurricular: An Interview with PR Exec Stephanie Vicic

Career Planning


Trying to decide whether devoting your time to a club or professional association is right for you? Public Relations Executive, IABC member and former Communication Co-op student Stephanie Vicic gives insight into the value of pursuing the extracurricular. Read on!

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Starting a Career in Communications with IABC

International Association of Business Communicators

Co-op student Arthur Yee explores his career path in Communications by getting involved in professional events presented by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

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Peeriodical: Twitter Vs. Carrier-Pigeon

Peeriodicals

We are now the post modernists. We are slowly moving away from the target population of advertisements into the strange and illustrious world of being grown-ups, having jobs, and being self sufficient.  We are also unfortunate enough to be the “in-between” generation in terms of technology.  Our parents, while inferior in email technology, excel at verbal communication.

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