Discover BPK 2021 is happening on Thursday, February 4th from 5:30-7:10 pm! The BPKSA is excited to welcome SFU alumni working in a variety of fields including occupational therapy, physiotherapy, respiratory therapy and ergonomics! The event will be hosted via Zoom in the form of a panel discussion, with an opportunity for participants to ask any questions they have for speakers. Details for the Zoom meeting will be posted on Eventbrite and sent to all attendees, closer to the date of the event. Register with the link here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/discover-bpk-2021-tickets-137146548017?fbclid=IwAR1hpw1mf2bbGy9FXMNzBxHHrOx5v_H9JpyQex-c4vJrYWPXMzHFIdlitOM
Check out the list of excellent panelists for the event:
Panel 1: 5:30-6:15
– Andy Vo: Clinical Director and Kinesiologist
– Heather Bourke: Program Head of Diagnostic Sonography at BCIT
– Dora Hsiao: Human Factors Specialist
– Betty Palma: STEMCELL Quality Assurance
Panel 2: 6:25-7:10
– Alex Lukac: Community Occupational Therapist
– Carlie Penner: 4th Year Medical Student
– Garveen Brar: Registered Respiratory Therapist
– Margaret Chang: Physiotherapist at KidsPhysio
Wanting to order some BPK clothing? Our order form is now open! Check out the link below to place your order. The deadline to place an order is Wednesday, October 28th at 11:59 pm. Clothing will be distributed via pick-up, with the date and location TBD. We can’t wait to see everyone in their new merch!
Click here to order!
The BPKSA is looking for student feedback on student experiences in the department (particularly with the transition to remote learning) and on our allocation of core funding. If you could fill out this short survey
, that would be greatly appreciated and would help continue to improve the BPK student experience in the coming year.
Survey participants are eligible to win Amazon gift cards if they enter their e-mail address at the end of the survey (1 prize of a $50 gift card, and 2 prizes of $20 dollars). Please note that your feedback will be anonymous and your e-mail address will not be associated with your responses. Winners will be chosen at the end of the month!
On Thursday, February 6, OzTREKK will be hosting their annual Study Rehab Science in Australia event. Come out to meet with seven Australian University representatives to learn about studying programs like: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic and Medicine. The event will be a Q and A panel with Australian Physiotherapy Graduates. You will learn about admission requirements, what life is like in Australia, and what the process is like to return to practice in Canada.
Location: Simon Fraser University – Saywell 10061
Date: Thursday, February 6
Time: Panel Q&A: 5pm – 6pm
The panel members will consist of:
- Tiffany Chang – (University of Melbourne, Doctor of Physiotherapy graduate)
- Wilfred Ly – (University of Melbourne, Doctor of Physiotherapy graduate)
- Audrey Wong – (University of Sydney, Master of Physiotherapy graduate)
There will be a ton of free food at this event!
Feel free to invite your friends and family!