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Barry Vickers: Indigenous Journey Story

Indigenous Journey Stories

University, many people once told me, is the best time of your life. Yes, there is something to be said about being broke and stressed out with deadlines and exams.

By: Barry Vickers 6272 reads | 0 comments
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Graduate Aboriginal Scholarships attract diverse scholars

Indigenous New Media

The successful applicants for the 2014 Graduate Aboriginal Entrance Scholarships were Jordan Abel and Christina Coolidge. They are exploring different aspects of Aboriginal storytelling.

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 7133 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons Why It’s Better to Give than to Receive

Personal Development

What sense does it make to add volunteering to your already busy schedule? Can any good come out of that? You might be surprised with what I've found!

By: Bethany Collins 9123 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteer for CACUSS “Whole Campus, Whole Student” Conference 2015

Volunteering

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 7590 reads | 0 comments
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Coach Talks: 3 Floors Down

On-Campus

I’ve worked in the sports industry for ten years, and to this day I still love it. This article is all about growth in one of my athletic sports positions, discussing my personal and professional experience, as well as a thank you letter to a good mentor of mine.

By: Stephen Kaita 5057 reads | 0 comments
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Researchers continue to unlock mysteries of ancient clam gardens

Indigenous Research Institute

Researchers found that Aboriginal peoples cultivated clams in handmade, rock-walled beach terraces known as clam gardens.

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 6606 reads | 0 comments
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Michelle Corfield: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous

Work hard nothing in life is easy, be honest to yourself and others and maintain your principles and values. 

By: Michelle Corfield 22017 reads | 0 comments
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Eldon Yellowhorn; Archaeologist collaborates with Piikani Nation

Indigenous Research Institute

Yellowhorn, an SFU professor of archaeology, has some of the answers how his ancestors adapted to farming and homesteading in the late 1800s.

By: Diane Luckow 9797 reads | 0 comments
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How to find your Unique Talent in 3 Steps

personal

The dreaded interview question – “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” We spend a lot of time focusing on our weaknesses and how to improve them, but what is your true strength? Focusing on one thing you are good at can change the course of your career! 

By: Clair Lam 7294 reads | 0 comments
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A Fish on Land: Adjusting to a Company’s Work Culture

SIAT Co-op

Nervous heart palpitations, a piercing adrenaline rush, and a case of the stutters; like many Co-op students on their first day at work, I had just been asked to present an introductory speech in front of my colleagues.

By: Fiona Leung 14405 reads | 0 comments
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5 Reasons Why You Should Mention Playing Sports in an Interview

CSI Blog

Learn how those years of recreational sports can help you land the job of your dreams! 

By: Ashley Macey 32846 reads | 0 comments
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First Impressions Matter – Here’s How to Make Yours Count!

Networking

First impressions are important, especially in the workplace. Your employer will be judging you based on how you present yourself – at all times! It may seem scary, but I’ll show you how to ace that first meeting!

 
By: Elvira Chan 19601 reads | 1 comments
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Support KidSafe Project Society in the BMO Vancouver Run4Hope Marathon

Volunteering

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 6385 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Indigenous Student Centre News 2014-2015

Indigenous

The ISC offers an indigenous, culturally respectful, relevant, responsible, and reciprocal learning environment at SFU for what is happening at the centre lately...

By: SFU News Supplement 6799 reads | 0 comments
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International Invite Turned into a Dual-Self-Directed Co-op

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Pamela Plantinga, BPK Behavioural Neuroscience student, took advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to a paid trip abroad and augmented it into a self-directed short-term dual internship experience in Nashville, Tennessee before going further abroad to Europe.

By: Pamela Plantinga 5474 reads | 0 comments
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“What Did You Just Say?”: How to Communicate in a Foreign Country

TaLK

Worried about the difficulties you may face while trying to communicate in a foreign country? I hope these 5 tips can be of some sort of encouragement! 화이팅!

By: Cindy Wann Chia 17463 reads | 0 comments
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Volunteering with SFU Residence and Housing

SFU

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 8409 reads | 0 comments
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Top 10 Tips from Science Alumni

Career Tips

Learn about some of the helpful suggestions given by Science Alumni during the “Inspiring Careers Panel: Innovation in Industry and in Your Own Career” and the “Chemistry Career Night”.

By: Leah Harrison 14371 reads | 0 comments
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Samantha’s Journey to Japan

Science

Samantha went to Japan through the Canada Japan Co-op Program and worked at Kao Corporation as a co-op student.  Find out what it took for Samantha to settle into her life in Japan.

By: Samantha Kuah 7047 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Club of the Week: SFU Passion Club

Professional Associations and Clubs

For this week’s Club of the Week Spotlight, Janelle interviews Niyanta, president of SFU Passion Club.  Learn more about the club which provides various self-development workshops for young women!

By: Janelle Santos 7393 reads | 0 comments
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Interview Tips: Presenting Your Weaknesses Like a Pro

Co-operative Education

Celia Walters is creating some great content in her marketing role at TPD™ - an international Workforce and HR Solutions company! Check out the latest installment of her series on how to answer the most challenging of interview questions.

By: Celia Walters 18894 reads | 0 comments
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Mentoring with Big Sisters: More than Just Volunteering

Evelyn Chen

On the one hand, being a Big Sister can lead to great potential benefit for the youth, but on the other hand, perhaps you’re worried if you would make a great Big Sister. Here is Evelyn's take on the matter.

By: Evelyn Chen 4902 reads | 0 comments
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5 Benefits of Joining an Executive Board

Clubs

There are many benefits to joining an Executive Board, here are five you might discover at SFU or beyond!

By: Micaela Evans 22464 reads | 0 comments
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Killer Content: Make your Resume Standout with Accomplishment Statements

Bridging Online

You have an excellent layout and consistent format to your resume.  Your design elements are eye catching while still being subtle and appropriate for the job.  All of this will be of no use if your content is not reflective of someone who has taken the time to fully explain his or her skills and experiences.

By: Heather Williams 27242 reads | 0 comments
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How to be Productive in 6 Steps

productivity

Do you feel like you have control over your life? Do you feel empowered as you walk out the door to conquer whatever comes your way? I have a secret to share with you and the good news is that it’s incredibly simple. In this article I share how to be productive, how not to focus on being busy, and why that is important.

By: Clair Lam 5363 reads | 0 comments
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Artist, Activist, and Public Relations Strategist: Meet Miks C-Kellman

Public Relations

Miks C-Kellman is an artist, filmmaker, director, and social campaign initiator. He is also a communications and public relations (PR) specialist. Under the sub-continental sun, I had the opportunity to ask Miks about his life as an inspiring and successful communicator.

By: Dara Hill 12951 reads | 0 comments
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The Other Side of the Desk: Interview Tips from an Interviewer's Perspective

Interviews

Ever wonder what an interviewer is thinking during your interview? Here’s Bernice to give you a sneak peek thanks to her experience on an SFSS hiring committee!

By: Bernice Puzon 14993 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Risks for Success: Denisa Orlandea, Student Communicator of the Year

Communication, Art and Technology

Denisa Orlandea is about to graduate with more than 16 months of professional communication experience, a volunteer position in IABC’s Student Services Committee, and the 2014 SCOY award. Find out how taking risks got her to where she is today.

By: Kendal Crawford 17264 reads | 0 comments
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International Justice Mission SFU hosts SFU Justice Week

International Justice Mission SFU

Let's be the generation that ‪ends Modern-Day Slavery. International Justice Mission SFU will be hosting SFU's first-ever Justice Week from Feb. 23-27. This week will be packed with fun and free events. So grab your friends, get inspired and get involved!

By: Kaitlyn Yeung 10081 reads | 0 comments
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It’s Never Too Late to Start Over

Lucia Pecnikova

Figuring out your dream career can take several years as you try new things, meet interesting people and learn more about yourself. After five years in an established career, co-op became a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me to start over, change career lanes, and gain amazing work experience as a Student Engagement Program Coordinator at SFU.

By: Lucia Pecnikova 11185 reads | 0 comments
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