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!!

Fall 2016 Clothing Has Arrived!

The clothing has arrived and if you made an order, it is ready for pick up!

We will be set up with the clothing at the couch outside the BPK Co-op Office for the next three days at the following times:

Wed Nov 30th 9:30am – 1:20pm
Thurs Dec 1st 9:30am – 11:20am
Fri Dec 2nd 11:30am – 1:20pm
For those of you who did not make an order, but wished you had, no need to worry as we did order some extra hoodies and toques! The colours and sizing are limited though so this will be sold at the same time on a first come, first serve basis.

Kin Week

Hey BPK-ers!

The BPKSA is excited to announce TWO events that are happening during Kin Week:

Kin week

We are also having social media contests to promote Kin Week and there is a $50 SFU Bookstore Gift Card and BPK clothing up for grabs!

For the $50 SFU Bookstore Gift Card:

1) Attend either Kin Week event
2) Take a photo at the event
3) Post the photo on Instagram with the hashtags #sfubpk #sfubookstore

4) Follow @sfubpk on Instagram

For the BPK clothing:

1) Join the BPKSA Facebook Group
2) Share the Kin Week post
3) Tag a friend by commenting on the Kin Week post

The winners will be announced on Friday Nov 18th.

We look forward to seeing you at both Kin Week events!!

Fall 2016 BPK Clothing Sale!

Due to popular demand, we are excited to announce we will be holding a Fall Clothing Sale!!

Hoodies and toques will be available for order. Cash/cheques (made payable to “Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology Student Association”) and order forms will be collected at the following times:

Tues Oct 25th from 9:00am – 12:00pm and Wed Oct 26th from 1:00pm -3:00pm at an AQ Table outside the main lecture halls (C9001, B9200)

Thurs Oct 27th from 9:00am – 11:00am outside of the BPK Co-op Office (K9620).

Sample sizes will be available to try on. Old stock from previous orders will also be sold at discounted prices, however colours, designs and sizes are limited.

Order forms can be found here.

BPKSA Clothing Sale Poster 2016

BPK Clothing Sale

The BPKSA will be holding a CLOTHING SALE this week in the AQ!!

We will be selling BPK gear from past clothing sales. There are limited designs, colours and sizes so be sure to get to the table ASAP! Prices range from $10 – $30 and we will only be accepting cash or cheques.

Where: AQ tables near the main lecture halls (C9001, B9200)
When: Tues Oct 4th from 9:00am – 12:00pm & Wed Oct 5th from 9:00am – 1:00pm

We also will be holding a competition using the well known Star Trace everyone faced in their BPK 142 lab and the winner will receive FREE BPK clothing! So come on down, check out the sale, and learn more about the department and the BPKSA!

BPK Career Questions


Hey BPK-ers!

Do you have questions about what to do after graduation? Curious about what career options your degree provides you with? Wanting a second opinion on your resume or cover letter? If so, please attend BPK Career Questions!

Who: Career Advisor, Brenda Badgero

What: Drop in, one-on-one, career advising sessions

Where: BPK Co-op Office (K9620)

When: Mon Oct 3rd and 17th from 2:00 – 4:00pm

BPK Kickoff


BPK Kickoff will open your eyes to some of the many great opportunities available to BPK students! Stop by if you are interested in learning more about SFU Recreation, SFU Physio, BPK labs or if you’d like to make some new friends!

After registration, we will make our way to the BPK courtyard together and have some food at the Welcome Back BBQ. Food is by donation (two toonies for Terry Fox!). There will also be a bingo game here which will get you familiar with some of the professors in BPK and the winner will get a prize!

After that we will play some icebreaker games so that you can meet some of your fellow students and friends that you will be spending the next 4-5 years of your life with! Next we will move on to the the tours.

Please see below for a full breakdown of the schedule:

Thursday, September 15, 2016
12:00 – 12:30 – Registration at the BPK Conference Room (K9624) + Migration to BBQ
12:30 – 12:40 – Opening Speaker (Darleen)
12:40 – 12:50 – Move to the big field
12:50 – 1:10 – Icebreakers
1:10 – 1:15 Commute to Lorne Davies Building for SFU Physiotherapy and SFU Rec presentations
1:15 – 1:35 Presentation 1
1:35 – 1:40 Rotate Groups
1:40- 2:00 Presentation 2
2:00– 2:10 Commute to the KIN Building for lab tours (CV Lab & Neuromuscular Mechanics)
2:10 – 2:30 Lab tour 1
2:30 – 2:35 Rotate Groups
2:35 – 2:55 Lab tour 2
2:55 – 3:15: Swag Bags & Wrap Up

BPK 101


BPK 101

Hey BPKers!

BPK 101 is being held on Friday September 9th and is open to all first year and transfer BPK students! This is a great way get yourself oriented with the Burnaby Mountain campus, learn about some of the career options available to you, make some friends, get free BPK swag, and more!

The two speakers are:

Brent Flodin (Teaching Assistant) – Brent has lots of great tips to share with you about BPK and will be a great resource in your first year.
Diana Bedoya (Lecturer) – Diana teaches classes such as BPK 140, 110, and 326. Diana has a passion for health and wellness and hopes that you will too.

The schedule is as follows:
2:15-2:30 pm: Registration (BPK Seminar Room, K9264)
2:30-2:35 pm: Migrate for Scavenger Hunt
2:35-3:25 pm: Scavenger Hunt
3:25-3:30 pm: Migrate for Career Development Workshop
3:30-4:00 pm: Career Development Workshop (AQ 3149)
4:00-4:05 pm: Migrate for Speaker Series (AQ 3149)
4:05-4:30 pm: Speaker Series
4:30 pm: Wrap-up + Swag Bags

We hope to see you there!


Summer 2016 BPK Clothing!

Hey everyone,

We have created a new BPK item and I’m sure that you guys are gonna love it! We are now offering a pullover hoodie in 3 colours with the famous ECG logo for only $30!

We are also allowing you to reorder toques and/or dri-fit shirts if you missed the order last semester.

Old stock from previous orders will also be sold at discounted prices!

Please come see us in the AQ on July 4th, 5th, and 6th from 11 AM – 2 PM. We will be accepting cash or cheque.

Click here for the order form.

BPKSA Clothing Sale Poster Summer 2016 Page 1 BPKSA Clothing Sale Summer 2016 Page 2

BPK Peer Mentorship 2016/2017


Hi everyone,

We are now recruiting new mentors for the upcoming year (Fall 2016-Spring 2017), this is a perfect opportunity for you if you’d like to help a first year, take them under your wing, and share your experiences about how awesome SFU BPK really is.

A BPK Peer Mentor is a third of fourth year who is super awesome and looking to help ensure that the transition from high school to university is as smooth as possible for a new student.

If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please click here to learn more about your responsibilities and what you need to do to sign up. The deadline for registration is May 30th, 2016. So please try get your applications in before then.

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