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Anatomy Fashion Show Highlights the Intricacies of the Human Body

Fundraising

After a successful event in 2016, the SFU chapter of the co-ed international medical fraternity, Phi Delta Epsilon, will be hosting a second annual Anatomy Fashion Show on March 4th, 2017. This event is being organized by passionate pre-medical students who wish to raise funds for B.C. Children’s Hospital by putting on a creative, entertaining, and interactive event. Monique, the chair of the organizing committee, shares more information about the event in this article. 

By: Amy Gill 1019 reads | 0 comments
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Back Pain Myth Busters and Spine Hygiene

Spine Hygiene

Do you do sit-ups and crunches to to either get or maintain that six-pack? This article sheds light on why learned habits such as this are detrimental for your back health. In addition, I discuss “Spine Hygiene”, which refers to the daily maintenance of the spine as necessary to prevent back issues.  

By: Karen Gitau 1906 reads | 0 comments
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Defogging the Future: 10 Anxiety-Lowering and Empowering Resources for the “Lost” Student

Professional Associations and Clubs

Almost all of us have experienced those all-encompassing feelings of fear, dread, and confusion that so often go hand-in-hand with moving through life and figuring out what it is you want to do. Thankfully, there are ways to prevent anxiety from taking control. Check out this list of on-campus and online resources to find something that works for you!

By: Teghan Mcdonald 3198 reads | 0 comments
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My Transition to Toronto: A Guide for Students Going Away for Co-op

Going away for co-op

Planning upfront saves you from last minute hustles. This article will prepare you for co-op in a city outside Vancouver where new opportunities and variable threats are waiting.

By: Akbar Samani 1590 reads | 0 comments
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The Semester Survival Guide: Six Tips and Tricks to Keep You on Track!

Life Experience

Another new year means another new semester! From buying an old fashioned agenda to letting your employer know your schedule, keep yourself on track with our semester survival guide. 

By: Julia Gabriel 2649 reads | 0 comments
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How to Capitalize on the Capital: My Insight into Ottawa

Co-operative Education

Moving to Ottawa enabled me to grow in new ways, make lasting memories and provide insight into my career and life goals. This article provides steps to make your experience in Ottawa meaningful and will (hopefully) inspire you to make the move. 

By: Melissa Talbot 1101 reads | 0 comments
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Working in the Public Service - 3 Key Realizations

OLC Blog

Curious about what it's like working in public service? Joseph breaks down his role as the Web Communications Assistant for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Read on to learn about his experience. 

By: Joseph Hilario 817 reads | 0 comments
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SWIFT Institute Student Challenge 2017: Cybersecure Banking

SWIFT

The SWIFT Institute, global provider of secure financial messaging services is hosting a challenge open to all post-secondary students studying at Canadian Universities:  SWIFT’s Student Challenge.  

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SFU Indigenous Day: Celebrating Knowledge and Culture

FNSA

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 798 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 682 reads | 0 comments
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