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Working with Grace: Work Smarter! Ready, Set, Go!

time management

Having an anxiety attack about upcoming assignments and exams? Need a few useful tips to combat those attacks? Surprisingly, managing your time may be the first step to overcoming the work and stress that are already piling up…

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OLC Volunteer Spotlight: Dennis Chen


Dennis is well-known for his insightful and valuable advice on career advancement, workplace success and university life on the OLC. Hear from him about how volunteering with the OLC and in the community has helped him with his career goals and development.

By: Dennis Chen 887 reads | 0 comments

OLC Volunteer Spotlight: Ray Wang

Personal Development

Ray is one of the many success stories of students who smoothly transitioned into full-time employees after graduation as a result of his active involvement in the SFU community and beyond. Read about why he started volunteering with the OLC and the competitive advantage he gained from his volunteer role.  

By: theraywang 1345 reads | 0 comments

OLC Volunteer Spotlight: Jason Yeh

volunteer spotlight

Feeling down and frustrated with something in your life? This is where Jason and his motivational blogs come in on the OLC, to help you get through your day. Meet Jason and hear what inspired him to write for the community.

By: jhyeh 1141 reads | 0 comments

OLC Volunteer Spotlight: Natalie Pope

Personal Development

Blogging about her co-op journey from her very first job interview and offer to her current work placement, Natalie has shared countless valuable insights and stories with the OLC about her job search and workplace success. Meet Natalie and read all about her volunteer experience and why she recommends working with the OLC.

By: npope 1360 reads | 0 comments

De-Stress for Success at University


Stressing over midterms, projects and final exams? Here are 5 easy tips to help you better manage stress and still succeed in your classes.

By: Connie Eng 6906 reads | 0 comments

Teaching Opportunities: Not just for PDP Students


Get a quick look at the Teaching Opportunities Fair and how it could be beneficial for everyone. Alex discusses the changes from last year and how this event has expanded to provide opportunities to more students than ever!

By: Alexandra Lowe 780 reads | 0 comments

Alumni Spotlight: Meganne Cokehyeng's Journey to Sleepless Shanghai

Work Search

Meganne Cokehyeng, who graduated in 2011 with a bachelor degree in Communication, Arts and Technology, decided to pack up her bags and move to the busy, vibrant city of Shanghai. She shares her life and career advice for university students and her cultural experience working in Shanghai.

By: Meganne Cokehyeng 1771 reads | 0 comments

Alumni Spotlight: Michael Beck on Making Change through Passion


Have you ever imagined starting your own organization? Michael Beck probably didn't either when he started his undergrad studies at SFU back in 2005. Six years later, he started a non-profit organization and just came back from an EU-sponsored tour in the UK.

By: Michael Beck 1953 reads | 0 comments

Communicating With Culture in Mind

Student Spotlight

A co-op placement at VACFSS allowed Aleks Besan to learn about the progress being made within the world of child welfare, family preservation, and social work. She reflects on this rewarding experience and her work in Communications.

By: Aleks Besan 1066 reads | 0 comments
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