Youtuber Sammie shares an insight into the simple pleasures of her life as she documents her time at university on video.
Sit back, relax, and learn while listening to these podcasts created by members of the SFU community. They are an accessible way to learn on the go about culture, diversity, making an impact, mental health and more. We hope these podcasts will bring you some insight, newfound knowledge or possibly an opportunity to create change.
What do a love for the outdoors, the SFU Climbing Wall, and working for the government have in common? Find out on this Episode of Community Spotlight.
OLC editor Claire Brnjac shares how her love for art and writing led her to pursue communication and inspires her to stay creative in all aspects of her life.
Applying to jobs and being prepared and confident for interviews is something that becomes very apparent in life as you get older. In the fifth episode of On The Spot, Mehtaab and Terae talk about the importance of preparing for interviews and how to get the job.
The Thriving with the Health Peers team speak with Furqan from YouthCo about how we can reduce HIV/AIDS stigma as community members in our day-to-day lives.
In this episode of the Health Peer’s Podcast series: Let’s TACO about Nutrition, we will be talking about disordered eating, including its prevalence, the eating-weight concern continuum, how to spot the signs of disordered eating, the risk factors for disordered eating, and how to support someone experiencing disordered eating.
In today’s episode, we will be talking about Body Acceptance. We will be diving into conversations around the juxtaposition between body positivity vs. body acceptance, influence of social media, and practice of intuitive eating.
Our first guest in the studio is Brandon Lal, a 2020 SIAT graduate who talks about what it’s like to work as a Product Designer at LinkedIn and how his academic journey led him to where he is.
In this episode, Aleisha, Kaylla, Sonia, Mariel, Anna, and Jaskaren are chatting about how COVID-19 impacted their physical health, how exercise affects sleep, stress, energy levels/mood, and mental health, and how you can incorporate exercise into exam season prep.
In this podcast, your Health Peers, Adrianna, Aleisha, Tamara, and Jessica are discussing some tips and mindfulness habits to help with stress eating, boredom snacking, consuming lots of caffeinated beverages and skipping meals.
In this episode, Mehtaab and Terae will be discussing why they believe it is important to be creative and how practicing your interests/ hobbies can help you live a more fulfilled life.
In this podcast, your Health Peers, Adrianna, Aleisha, Meghan, and Tamara, are discussing how to spot processed sugar and food alternatives you can select.
Whether you are a brand new student or returning for another term of learning, On the Spot cohosts Terae and Mehtaab aim to initiate the conversation about coming back to university after the quarantine and how you can better manage the transition.
Are you someone starting your journey at SFU or in the midst of a degree but still looking to meet people and make new friends? Join On the Spot co-hosts Terae and Mehtaab as they discuss why being active on campus is essential to creating your own SFU community!
Tune in as the Health Peers talk about navigating food around the holidays! In this podcast, your Health Peers, Adrianna, Aleisha, Meghan, and Tamara, are discussing various food topics such as choosing more vegetables, portion sizing, and mindfulness eating tips.
Setting goals is important in both your professional and academic career. Learning to set smart goals is an ability not many people have but can be easily learned. Terae and Mehtaab discuss their experiences with goal setting and achievement.
“It’s a tangible way to actually see the impact that you make. I think it’s one thing to read reports and look at quantitative data about the impact that you can make in a community, it’s quite another to see the look of inspiration and gratitude in a child’s eyes.”
“A lot of the students were Indo-Canadian, and a lot of the volunteers were as well. I think that it was really cool for the students to see people that looked like them in these mentorship roles that weren’t their teachers or their parents. I think it provided those kids with a positive role model.”
“The project also may not work out, and that's okay. It is a learning experience in and of itself. So, never be so afraid of failing that you won't put something out unless its perfect. And if it does fail, remember it's just another stepping stone.”
“He says to me in Hindi 'I hope one day I will have the opportunity to go to school, or at least send my little brother to school, just like you'. Then the signal turned green and - you know - we drove away. But that sat with me - I was so young but it was the first time I was really faced with my privilege.”
“So to me, meaningful engagement means the transfer of power. Power can be the power to make decisions, power can be the power to distribute resources, the power to envision a future. If power is not transferred, engagement is not meaningful.”
“After I heard the first survivor share her poem, I went up to her and said 'I believe you'. I said it again and then asked the audience to say it back. I think that's a really powerful statement especially in the setting we created. So often survivors are not sharing their stories and it is often because they have a fear of not being believed.”