It’s Not What Your Communication Degree Can Do for You; It’s What You Can Do For Your Communication Degree

Personal Development

For some employers today, a degree has become the minimum requirement for most entry-level jobs. Having spoke with this year's winner of the SCOY Award of Merit, Terence Chu, the solution to this conundrum, for me, became apparent.  

By: Chris McCluskie 1204 reads | 0 comments

5 Reasons to Write a Co-op Reflection for the OLC

Co-operative Education

You might have noticed some amazing co-op stories written by your fellow peers on the OLC, but have you ever considered sharing your story?  Here are five reasons why you should write for the OLC.

By: npope 2296 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: From Career Peer to Peer Coach


Jack shares his story and reflection of his two years spent volunteering as a Career Peer Educator.

By: Jack Zhou 1390 reads | 0 comments

Coach Conversations – Interview with the SFU Volunteer Services Coordinator About Engagement Peers

Get Involved

Who are the Engagement Peers and what makes this SFU volunteer experience unique? Jack interviews Albert Fung, Volunteer Services Coordinator about his experiences with this peer group.

By: Jack Zhou 1083 reads | 0 comments

#beCPE: How Being a Career Peer Educator Changed My Idea of Careers


As an English major, Samantha came into the Career Peer Educator program with certain goals but her experience wasn't quite what she had expected.

By: Samantha Rosiczkowski 1363 reads | 0 comments

Coach Talks: Chance Moments & Career Memories


Have you ever experienced chance moments? It’s not about when you get chance moments, but more about how you respond to them. This is an article about learning about chance moments through the Career Peer Educator Program, as well as a thank you to Career Services for last two years.

By: Stephen Kaita 1683 reads | 0 comments

On the Ground: Department Student Unions

Erika De Torres

Wondering what a DSU is and what they do? Erika shares her story about her involvement in a DSU and how it has enriched her time at SFU.

By: Erika De Torres 1295 reads | 0 comments

Volunteer for CACUSS “Whole Campus, Whole Student” Conference 2015

Elvira Chan

I had the opportunity to speak to some of the CACUSS 2015 Conference organizers about the goals and meaning of the conference theme: “Whole Campus, Whole Student" as well as the benefits of volunteering your time and skills for this conference and beyond.

By: Elvira Chan 1781 reads | 0 comments

Support KidSafe Project Society in the BMO Vancouver Run4Hope Marathon


I’ve never been a runner, so naturally I thought helping a not-for-profit look for marathon runners would pretty much be impossible. But my friends and I created an SFU team of runners and this experience has been more than rewarding. 

By: Natalie Poon 1324 reads | 0 comments

Volunteering with SFU Residence and Housing


As a person living on campus, Shayne was looking for ways to get involved with SFU and ended up finding leadership opportunities that took her from her dorm to all around Vancouver! Read about her experiences with SFU Residence and Housing!

By: Shayne Mattern 1006 reads | 0 comments
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