Four Tips For A Successful Co-op Experience


Co-operative Education can be an excellent way of enriching your academic experience and narrowing down your potential career options. Employers increasingly cite real-life or internship experience as one of the most desirable qualities in applicants.

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Dave’s Diary: Money Makes You Less Motivated

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Money is a terrible motivator. If I were to say to you, “Reader, I’d like you to come up with a creative way of solving this problem we have,” or “I’d like you to complete this complex task requiring somewhat sophisticated cognitive abilities,” you’d actually perform worse if I offered you a nice chunk of change as a reward.

By: David Lindskoog 2129 reads | 0 comments

SFU Health Sciences Takes India! From Amritsar to Sonagachi


Lindsay, one of the four, SFU Health Sciences Co-op Students on Co-op in India shares images from her incredible travels across india.

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Dave’s Diary: Young & Pissed Off


“I’m young and I’m pissed off.” What a wonderful quotation, spoken by a student I saw recently. I was captured immediately by how much it conveyed, both cognitively and emotionally, in such few words. The student was discussing their passion for politics and ambitions of being an agent of social change.

By: David Lindskoog 1675 reads | 0 comments

Dave’s Diary: Investing in the Old Boys’ Club


Academia is a strong brew, taken without milk or sugar, steeped in tradition, and drunk from ceremonial cups. Its roots extend at least as far back as Plato’s Academy and perhaps as long ago as 2257 BC in China.

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Dave’s Diary: Ryan Kahn – Another Pretty Face, Or A Career Hero?


Dr. Phil. Dr. Drew. Dr. Oz. I’ve long had a distrust of these kinds of "celebrity experts", but never really felt like I had too much to say about them. This week, though, I added a new name to that list, and felt it significant enough to break my silence on the issue.

By: David Lindskoog 1937 reads | 0 comments

SFU Health Sciences Takes India! The Archana School for Girls


Martyna shares an experience at the Loretta School for Girls parent's day event which showcased the girls dedicating a dance to their loved ones.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! SFU is AWESOME!

Destiny Reflections

Christine shares her reflections on working and living in India for five weeks, as part of the Health Sciences Takes India series.

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The Dirty Dozen Interview Questions (Part III)


Needless to say, we all want to succeed while being interviewed. Yet it seems no matter how much we prepare, we always come across at least one question that stumps us. Part Three, the final portion of our multi-part series explores the last four of the 12 most commonly asked, commonly-feared interview questions.

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Dave’s Diary: Details Matter – In Defence of Grammar Police


Do they drive you up the wall? You wouldn’t be the only one. All you have to do is visit a discussion board wherein some unfortunate soul uses “there” in place of “they’re,” totally distracting from an otherwise coherent and possibly even convincing argument.

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