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Year End Party

It is time for our annual Year End Party!

When: Tuesday April 4th @ 5:30pm

Where: Diamond Alumni Centre

Tickets: $15, available in the BPK Main Office (K9625)

This event includes a delicious buffet dinner with vegetarian and gluten-free options as well as a cash bar. There will be trivia games to test your BPK knowledge, not only about what we study in class but also about our profs and faculty, and the winning teams will be able to choose from some awesome prizes. There are also door prizes to be given away too!
Make sure you buy your tickets soon as they always sell out fast for this fun event where you can relax, take in the beautiful views of the North Shore mountains and socialize with fellow students and faculty all before finals start!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Year End Party

Clothing Has Arrived + Year End Party Ticket Sales

The clothing has arrived!! BPKSA reps will be set up in the AQ at a table outside the main lecture halls (C9001, B9200) to distribute clothing on Thursday March 23rd from9:30am – 12:30pm and Friday March 24th from 9:30am – 2:30pm. We did order extra items so limited sizes and styles will be available at the table in case you didn’t preorder.
Only the crewnecks, drifit t-shirts and heart t-shirts will be ready for pick up at this time. Unfortunately the sweatpants are delayed and pick up for this item will be held at a later date. We will inform you as soon as they arrive and we are sorry for any inconveniences this causes.
Year End Party
As well, we will be selling tickets for the Year End Party at the table! This annual event is coming up on Tuesday April 4th @ 5:30pm at the Diamond Alumni Centre. Tickets are $15, the price includes a buffet dinner as well as entry into a draw for some awesome door prizes. Tickets always sell out fast for this fun event where you can relax and enjoy a nice evening before finals start.

Trivia Night

We’ve decided to try something new this year and have put together a trivia night at the Highland Pub!! It is THIS Wednesday (March 15th) at 6:00pm. One of the rounds will be Kin based, and the other two will be surprise categories. It’s sure to be a good time, so get a team together for your chance to win prizes, including food and drinks, to help fuel the evening!

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Save the Date

Here are some upcoming events we have planned so make sure you Save the Dates!

SAVE THE DATE

Kin Cup: Friday March 3rd @ 6:00 – 8:00pm in Central Gym East Side

Trivia Night: Wednesday March 15th @ 6:00pm at the Highland Pub

BPK Research Day: Friday March 31st at the SFU Theatre

Year End Party: Tuesday April 4th @ 5:30pm at the Diamond Alumni Centre

Spring 2017 BPK Clothing Sale

It’s time for our Spring Clothing Sale! Thank you to everyone who filled out our previous WebSurvey. We looked over all the submissions and by popular demand we will be selling: crewnecks, dri-fit shirts, heart t-shirts and sweatpants. The order form can be found here.
We will be collecting order forms and cash/cheques (which can be made payable to “Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology Student Association”) outside of the BPK Co-op Office (K9620) the following days/times:
Mon Feb 27th from 9:30am – 2:30pm
Tues Feb 28th from 10:30am – 2:30pm
Wed Mar 1st from 9:30am – 12:30pm
We will have sample sizes available to try on too. Remember, our Kin Games team is collecting sports equipment and monetary donations for Jumpstart, so be sure to drop off your donations at the same time you drop off your clothing order!
BPKSA Clothing Sale Poster 2017 BPKSA Clothing Sale Poster 2017-1

KIN CUP 2017

Kin Cup is an annual event where the undergrads engage in an epic battle of basketball, dodgeball and soccer against the grad students and faculty. For students, it’s a great way to take a break from studying for exams or to blow off some steam after exams (especially since you will be playing against the profs who wrote your exams!). For faculty, it’s a perfect opportunity to reduce your sedentary time and spend some time with your beloved undergrads.

The undergrads have won 6 years in a row. Undergrads – get that 7th win this year! Grads and faculty – wouldn’t you like to see that streak end? Come out to play some sports and have a good time with your fellow BPK-ers!

The Kin Games team will also be present collecting gently used sports equipment & monetary donations for Jumpstart Kids!

KIN CUP (2)

BPK’s 2017 Sun Run Team

The annual Vancouver Sun Run is only a couple of months away and we are excited to announce that this year the BPK department will have its own team!
The 10km race takes place on Sunday April 23rd at 9:00am. The team is registered in the corporate team division which means the registration fee includes a technical shirt with our team name on it AND the convenience of picking up your race packages at SFU before race day. All students, faculty, staff, friends and family are encouraged to join!
To do so, follow the steps below:
1) Click on the poster below
2) Select “Join an Existing Team”
3) Search for the team name “SFU BPK”
4) Enter the team passphrase “bpk”
Sun Run Poster
Register at the early bird rate of $49 + tax BEFORE Friday February 10th.
Prices then increase to $57 + tax until the corporate team registration DEADLINE of Friday March 31st.
Any questions regarding the team or registration can be sent to bpksa@sfu.ca.

Spring Clothing Sale Suggestions!

The BPKSA is currently planning a spring clothing sale and would like to know what you want to see sold! Please click on the link below to let us know what clothing items you would like
As well, we are holding a design contest! If you have an idea for a new design we can feature on various clothing items please tell us in the survey AND email us (bpksa@sfu.ca) a copy of your design. If we chose to use your design you will receive FREE clothing with the design on it!!
Please fill out this survey by 12:00pm on Thursday, February 2nd if you want your opinion to be heard as we will be discussing what clothing items/designs to use in our meeting that afternoon. You can also stop by our meeting this Thursday to tell us in person!

OzTREKK Rehabilitation Sciences Event

If you have ever considered studying Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiro or Speech Pathology in Australia then be sure to attend OzTREKK’s Australian Alumni event on Tuesday, January 31st at 5:00pm.

At the event, you will hear from three Canadian physiotherapists who were educated in Australia and one current student from the University of Sydney. The alumni will provide their honest experience on: student life in Australia, what it was like returning to Canada, and any advise they have on securing jobs upon graduation. At the event, you will also be able to speak to Australian University representatives who will provide details about admissions, deadlines, competitive GPA and more.

To see the profiles of the alumni attending the event as well as to RSVP click here: http://study.oztrekk.com/rehab-sciences/

If you are unable to attend this event, we encourage you to stop by and speak to our Australian Representatives in the Northern AQ from 11am – 3pm on January 31st. Detail can be found here: http://study.oztrekk.com/fair-winter-2017/

Since this is an evening event there will be free food for everyone attending. For any further questions please contact Kati Gorbachyova at kati@oztrekk.comRehab Science - Winter Mkt (SFU)

Careers in BPK 2017

The BPKSA and BPK Co-op are pleased to invite you to the annual Careers in BPK Event on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.  The event will take place at SFU Burnaby Campus, ASB Atrium from 4:00-8:00 pm. The cost of admission is $2.00 at the door and will include:

  • Pre-event lab tours for BPK students only, from 3:15-4:20 pm (there is a separate registration link for the lab tours, please see below for details). Tours will be of the Sensorimotor Neuroscience Lab (D. Marigold) and the Molecular Cardiac Physiology Group (G. Tibbits).
  • Employer Exhibits / Exhibitor Fair from 4:00-6:50 pm including representatives from: BCIT, BCAK, Fortius, TRU, KPU, Kintec, Innovative Fitness and many more!
  • 2 Breakout Sessions featuring alumni studying and practicing in the fields of: Dietetics, Strength & Conditioning, Physiotherapy & Medicine 
  • Dinner
  • Draw PrizesCareers in BPK 2017 Poster - 8.5 x 11 Final

If you want advice on future career plans, bring your resume and questions to the Exhibitor Fair as Career Services will be available to provide resume feedback. Some exhibitors will also be accepting applications.

Please register here for the event.

For the lab tours, please register through Symplicity.

First time registering through Symplicity?  Here’s what to expect:

  1. Click on the lab tours link above
  2. Login to Symplicity
  3. Click on ‘Events’, then ‘Workshops’
  4. Use Keyword search BPK Lab Tours

Don’t miss this once a year event!!

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