Welcome back to the second episode of On the Spot With the OLC! Starting a new semester can be intimidating for many different reasons, especially due to the recent pandemic. Whether you are a brand new student or returning for another term of learning, we aim to initiate the conversation about coming back to university and how you can better manage the transition.
Topics explored in this episode include:
- How the pandemic has affected social lives, interactions and mental health
- First time back to campus in 4.5 semesters and initial reactions
- How to make return to campus a positive one
- Things to do while spending time at SFU
- Mehtaab and Terae's favourite parts about returning to school
Opening music - "Cali" by Wataboi on Pixabay
Terae is a second year Communications student currently employed in her first co-op work term here with the SFU OLC team. With a history studying Motion Picture Arts at Capilano University, her interests surround creative storytelling and inspiring those around her. For this podcast she aims to initiate conversation about important and valuable topics that can be useful for all different types of people within the SFU community.
Mehtaab is a fourth year business student concentrating in finance and marketing. He is working on the SFU OLC team as a podcaster for the Fall semester and has recently become a licensed realtor. Mehtaab is passionate about giving back to the community and has been involved with several student organizations during his time at SFU. Mehtaab hopes to share his experiences through the various topics discussed on this podcast that can be valuable for students on their own personal journey at SFU.