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Just Like Bunko: Following Guidance

Life Experience

When I was younger, I did what everybody – parents, teachers, counsellors – told me to do. Like Johnny Bunko, I was trapped into doing something I didn’t want to do. I focused on the wrong courses and exerted my energy on things that did not inspire or motivate me.

By: yatli 13570 reads | 0 comments
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“You have so much potential. You just need to pay attention.”: My Journey with ADHD

ADHD

“You have so much potential. You just need to pay attention” 

TW has been hearing this line over and over for a large part of her life. For the most part, she didn't know how to manage her ADHD symptoms, mostly because she didn't know she had ADHD. Read on to learn more about TW's journey and why going to SFU Health & Counselling was life-changing.

By: SFU Health and Counselling (ft. TW) 1265 reads | 0 comments
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Too Legit To Quit (Your Job, That Is)

Series

How do you know if a job posting is legit? After applying to over 100 jobs, Jien has a few tips to help you decode that job posting. 

By: Jien Hilario 4437 reads | 0 comments
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Why Doesn’t Canada Have a Disabilities Act?

I am Able

It is 2018 and Canada has not yet implemented adequate protection and legislation for people with disabilities. When it comes to equality for all, Canada is falling far behind.

By: Jien Hilario 5263 reads | 0 comments
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How to Satisfy Your Inner Activist

Diversity & Inclusion

When people think about social justice, they think of things like protests or hunger strikes, but the options don’t end there.  These volunteer organizations can help you satisfy your inner activist.

 

 

By: Jien Hilario 3956 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Can Help You: With Tony Botelho and Albert Fung

I am Able

Tony Botelho and Albert Fung of SFU’s Career and Volunteer Services explore the benefits of volunteering for students with and without disabilities.

By: Jien Hilario 4440 reads | 0 comments
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What’s in a Name? How I Came to Terms With Labelling Myself as a Person With a Disability

Series

If you were to see me on campus, you wouldn’t know that I had a disability. I do not use a wheelchair nor do I have a seeing eye dog.  I have an invisible disability.

By: Jien Hilario 11783 reads | 0 comments
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Disclosing Disability

Diversity & Inclusion

Living with a mental illness or any invisible disability comes with many challenges. One of the most prominent is whether or not one should disclose their status to others. 

By: Jien Hilario 7922 reads | 0 comments
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Nondisabled Privilege: What is it?

Advocacy

Privilege shapes our world in both visible and "invisible" ways. Jien discusses the ways in which privilege is granted to the nondisabled, and how acknowledging this privilege is one way we can all help. 

By: Jien Hilario 4900 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Helped Me Expand My Career Options

I am Able

Trying new things and volunteering to help your community can open up new options and ideas, some of which can be life changing, and may direct you down a path that you never imagined you would be on. 

By: Jien Hilario 13943 reads | 0 comments
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