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How Co-op Took Me Across the World to a Rural City in Southern India

India

My first co-op position took me halfway across the globe to a rural town in India. Although there are many events that stand out in my life, none compare to this extraordinary and life-changing experience.

By: Mariah McKnight 4592 reads | 0 comments
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Artist, Activist, and Public Relations Strategist: Meet Miks C-Kellman

Co-operative Education

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 11369 reads | 0 comments
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My time at Destiny Reflection/Foundation

Destiny Reflection

Nicole Molinari is a Health Sciences BA student who shares her experience working in Kolkata, India, where she worked with Destiny Reflection/Foundation, an organization that works to empower survivors of human trafficking and at-risk women.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Health Sciences Engagement Improves Lives

Co-op

Five SFU students who participated in a life changing co-op experience in India are giving back. They have designed a custom-made SFU book bag and pencil case which is sewn by female survivors of human trafficking in Koltkata, India.  The students will sell their products locally and eventually North America-wide to raise funds the organization they volunteered for in India: Destiny Reflection.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Our Neighbourhood - Gariahat, Kolkata

Co-op

Martyna provides a tour of the neighbourhood where the SFU Health Sciences Co-op Team working at Destiny Reflection in India live.

By: Martyna Purchla 10964 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op India: Brittney's Journey of Career Exploration [Part 2]

Koga International Development Association

Brittney Merryweather, a BPK Co-op student and a Behavioural Neuroscience (BNS) Major, takes us on her journey of career exploration and personal development through her two eye-opening International co-op placements. Read on to find out more about the people, culture and land of India.

By: Brittney Merryweather 11478 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Lunch Time Bonding

India

Already three months has passed since we arrived in India. The four of us constantly talk amongst ourselves how we have become expert travelers. We no longer freak out when we have to take the train. We know how to negotiate with taxi drivers

By: Martyna Purchla 5918 reads | 0 comments
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International Spotlight: India!

International

With a splash of colors embedded in a fervent and deep culture, where history seems to have no beginning and end, India nurtures her inhabitants. Tradition of tolerance and the togetherness/fusion seen in the family and racial harmony, add to the vitality and variety of Indian life and fundamental values inspire each generation. Read on to set the wheels in motion for your international experience in India!

By: Melanie Woo 11497 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! From Amritsar to Sonagachi

International Co-op

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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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! The Archana School for Girls

Destiny Reflections

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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