to the SFU OLC by sharing your stories and advice with our community.
Publish with us to build your portfolio, and contribute to your online presence. Whether you are volunteering for an international organization, getting ready to apply for your first or last Co-op work term, looking for professional development opportunities, or if you are already a seasoned industry insider... your contributions belong on Our Learning Community! We welcome submissions from SFU students, staff, alumni and employers.
Two Ways to Submit Content
Directly submit to OLC.
Submit as part of a program or course. Follow their submission and approval criteria.
Did you know we have five different storytelling tools for you to choose from when sharing your story? It’s true! Take a look to see if you want to write a blog, record a podcast, develop a video, tell a short visual SFU Story, or share your experiential learning journey with our Experience tool. Once you have decided which tool you want to use to tell your story, visit the Inspiration or Development section for tips.
Not sure where to start? Visit the Inspiration page for ideas, prompts and examples.
What do you want to tell a story about? Not sure what you can write about for the OLC? Take a look at our handy story development guide to get started or learn about which topics we are seeking stories about. If you already have an idea in mind, you can proceed to the next step.
Do you know how you can submit your content to the OLC? No matter which tool you have chosen, we’ve explained every step of our content submission process.
So you have created your content, reviewed the Submission Steps, and edited your work using our Writing Tips. Well, you can use this quick link to finally submit your content to the OLC!
Our Learning Community team offers you the opportunity to create a social impact through maintaining our site and content. We aim to create an inclusive environment to accomplish our mutual goals and objectives. Check out our available opportunities and how you could join our team to put your ideas into action while helping us achieve these goals.
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Ideas and Inspiration
If you already have an idea in mind, you can proceed to the second step. Additionally you can also check our Call out topics, which is content we are mostly interested in.
Otherwise, browse through the SFU OLC to get a sense of the site and its content. We have also created an inspiration gallery for you to peruse, with tips and questions to consider while developing your story.
Choose a Tool
Once you know the content you are most interested in creating, you can choose how you wish to tell it.
- Blog: Description
- SFU Story: Short content mostly containing images
- Video Story: Description
- Experience: Description
- Podcast: Description
How to produce content?
If writing is not your forte, we will provide significant tips and instructions that will enhance your story telling.
Once you have completed all the previous steps, there are specific instructions and guidelines for submitting your work, depending on the tool you have chosen.