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SFU Indigenous Day: Celebrating Knowledge and Culture

Indigenous events

On September 28th, the First Nations Student Association (FNSA) hosted the third annual SFU Indigenous Day. An event that brings together students, faculty, artists and community members to celebrate Indigenous culture. 

By: Taylor McKinney 517 reads | 0 comments
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Things You Learn Journeying (Close to) the Top of the World

Destinations

Nowhere are the dire effects of climate change more apparent than in the Arctic. Join Sarah as she recounts her 3-week expedition at the top of the world and the 3 invaluable life lessons learned along the way. 

By: Sarah Gutzmann 419 reads | 0 comments
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Your First Day: Preparation Timeline

workplace attire

Congrats! You’ve landed that job you worked so hard to get. Now what? Here's a guide with tips on how to to prepare for your new co-op term!

By: Charmaine Wu 1433 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Almira Bardai, the Globetrotting Communicator

Co-operative Education

A globetrotting communicator, Almira Bardai is a PR and communications professional with over 17 years of experience in the field working all over the globe from Vancouver to Australia. Read on to learn more about her journey!

By: Pauline Leoncio 3289 reads | 0 comments
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The Road Less Traveled: Taking a Chance in Co-op

Workplace Success

With co-op, are we better off sticking to our field of study, or should we take a chance at something entirely different? In this article, Rachel reflects on her work term with the RCMP, what she learned about the industry as well as herself in a field that she would have never considered if it wasn’t for co-op.

By: Rachel Wong 3598 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Reflection: A Summer at CBC

Professional Development

As Mack's internship comes to an end, he reflects on his journey into journalism through CBC's Peter Gzowski Internship program. 

By: Mack Stannard 4008 reads | 0 comments
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Five Tips on Being a Successful Web and Mobile Developer

Professional Development

Being a successful developer doesn’t come easy. In this blog post, I offer five tips that I have learned through my co-op experience as a Web and Mobile Developer to help you get there with fewer bumps in the road.

By: Tsung Kai (Eric) Lee 3707 reads | 0 comments
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A Beginner's Guide to Hootsuite

Professional Development

Hootsuite is a great tool for managing social media platforms and can be incredibly helpful on the job! Cheryl shares a few tips on using the program for Hootsuite beginners.

By: Cheryl Chang 3682 reads | 0 comments
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Finding a Balance Between Work and Life During an International Co-op

Co-operative Education

International Co-op positions provide the opportunity to discover the world while developing professional skills and contacts. But there’s a conundrum: all work and no play or no work and all play?

By: Mallory Wyant 3663 reads | 0 comments
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Join Co-op: Your Future Self Will Thank You

Personal Development

Have you found yourself thinking about joining the co-op program but aren’t yet sure if it’s worth your time or the best bang for your buck? Let me help you get off that fence and convince you why the co-op program is worth your while. 

By: Jaclyn Marshall 3652 reads | 0 comments
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