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Changing Times: Stories to Inspire Hope and Resilience

 

Kaylla
Staying Productive While Working Remotely for a Health Authority

Working from home is a common reality for many Co-op students in the past year. Working from home while working for a Health Authority in the thick of the pandemic is a tremendous experience Kaylla went through last year. Take a look at how she learned to stay productive in these uncertain times.

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Blog
Bridging the Gap from Classroom Learning to Co-op

As I get closer to graduation, I think about how much Co-op has changed my life, especially since I'm an introvert. It's not just the projects you work on or the skills you learn; it's a unique journey of making yourself known; of stepping beyond your comfort zone.

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Blog
Navigating the Waves of Data: A Journey of Growth and Learning

I learned many things in my co-op journey but some of the most important lessons that I learnt came from those working alongside me. Here are a few of those things that I learned from others, shared with you. 

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Blog
How I Discovered the Power of Power Pivot While Creating a Report

Ever wonder how to get the most out of Excel? Tools like Power Pivot, Power Query, and Power BI helped me see how accessible data analysis is for anyone from industry professionals to beginners. 

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SFU Story
A Dream Into Reality
An image of Chloe Evangelista standing in front of a sign that says Squamish Days Festival, to commemorate a site visit to two Squamish Nation-owned businesses in Squamish, BC.
Blog
The Role of Sustainability in an Indigenous Business

A unique insight to how SFU’s Co-operative Education program has helped me gain confidence in both my professional and personal development.

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Blog
Embracing the Can-Do Culture at BlueShore

Work becomes easy and enjoyable when you are in the proper mindset – a mindset fueled by the belief that you can do it if you wish to. Meet Bulla Islam, a fourth-year undergraduate student reflecting on his experience with BlueShore Financial as he nears his time at SFU. Get insight on how to navigate yourself within a job setting, and steps you can take to harness a ‘can-do’ attitude.

 

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Blog
Balancing Act: Indigenous Teachings in Modern Career Journeys

Join Shelley in discovering the profound impact of Indigenous wisdom on understanding mental wellness, making career decisions, and navigating life paths.

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SFU Story
I Finally Took That Step
SFU Story
Burnaby Mountain Memories
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Blog
A Guide to Cultivating Awareness

Join us in learning to appreciate differences, practicing gratitude, and finding meaningful connections in your community for a richer sense of well-being. Remember, it's okay to seek additional support when needed.

During our field school, we journeyed on a four day safari trip which has been the most amazing experience of my life. We got to see such a diverse range of animals from a close distance. In this photo, you can see how close our safari trucks were to the surrounding wildlife.
SFU Story
A Dream Come True
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Blog
Physical Health is About More Than Exercise

Your physical health is closely linked to mental health, from managing screen time to fostering good sleep hygiene. Explore tips to support different aspects of your physical health and find ways to prioritize your overall well-being as a student.

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Blog
The Importance of Social Connection

You have lots of followers online, but can’t seem to connect the same way IRL.

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Experience
Navigating Copenhagen (on a Bike)
Weekend trip to Paris to see the Eiffel tower
Experience
A Summer in France
Co-operative Education students, Jenny Huang (far left), Prem Gundarah (center), and Tatiana Parrish (far right) supported research lead and FHS associate professor of professional practice Anne-Marie Nicol's (right) indoor air quality knowledge translation project with the Pacific Institute of Pathogens, Pandemics and Society (PIPPS)
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Health Sciences Co-op Students Empower Communities to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Discover how Co-op students in BC transformed wildfire challenges into opportunities for change. From DIY air cleaners to community connections, their story will inspire you.