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Top 3 Reasons to Join a Student Club or Organization

Professional Associations and Clubs

Want to be closer to your university? Looking to gain valuable experience in your field of study? Want to have valuable connections that will last you a lifetime? Joining a student club or association just could give you the solution you need!

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An Interview with Lucia Vasani: AIESEC Student and BIG Fair Coordinator

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AIESEC student, Lucia Vasani came to SFU to assist in planning the 2013 BIG Fair. She shares her reasons for joining AIESEC and why she thinks the annual fair is a great opportunity students should be taking advantage of.

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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

Co-operative Education

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!

Professional Associations and Clubs

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?

Co-operative Education

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

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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

Professional Associations and Clubs

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

Professional Associations and Clubs


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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