One degree. Twice the expertise.

The Bachelor of Computing and Financial Management combines a deep understanding of computer science and finance to solve today's technological and financial problems. The result is a dynamic curriculum that prepares students to make an impact in the ever-evolving Financial Technology (FinTech) industry.

Computing and Financial Management (CFM) graduates have the knowledge and experience to use technology to solve financial problems efficiently and effectively. The courses that CFM students take set them up for lucrative careers in technology and finance and give them opportunities to pursue their Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

  1. Sep. 11, 2018CFM students win the 2018 Investment Research Challenge

    Original article posted on the School of Accounting and Finance website on September 6, 2018.

    The School of Accounting and Finance's (SAF) sixth Annual Investment Research Challenge proved to be another memorable experiential opportunity for SAF students. Serving as a training ground for students who have gone on to win external competitions, including the global championship for the 2016 CFA Research Challenge, 18 student teams competed in July for a top prize of $2,000.

  2. Sep. 3, 2018Waterloo Datathon - Fall 2018

    The Waterloo Datathon is extending an invitation to CFM students to participate in the upcoming University of Waterloo Datathon.

    If you are curious to see what a Datathon looks like, you are encouraged to view this brief clip from the Dublin Datathon!

    The University of Waterloo Datathon is hosted by Citadel LLC & Citadel Securities in partnership with the Faculty of Math and Correlation One. The event will take place on Saturday, September 29 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Waterloo.

    Highlights include:

  3. Aug. 16, 2018Neuberger Berman announces quantitative investment research partnership with Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Article published on the Cheriton School of Computer Science website on Tuesday, July 31.

    On July 30, 2018 in Toronto, Neuberger Berman announced the formation of a research partnership with the University of Waterloo to study and develop data-driven techniques for investment management.

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  1. Oct. 26 to 27, 2018Fall 2018 Convocation

    Convocation is a special time to celebrate. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming ceremony!

    University of Waterloo hosts two convocations per year (spring and fall), in the Physical Activities Complex (PAC) on campus. Computing and Financial Management alternates with the Faculty of Arts every other year, graduating with the Faculty of Mathematics in 2018 and with the Faculty of Arts in 2019. 

  2. Aug. 8 to Sep. 27, 2018Info session for students interested in international exchange

    This year, all students planning to participate in an exchange or study abroad program in the 2019/20 academic year will be required to attend an information session before they can apply.

    Information sessions will be held in the Student Success Office several times a week starting on August 8, and will help students be more informed about the process and more intentional with their applications to go abroad.

  3. Sep. 21, 2018Dimensions of Global Disruption - Lecture by Dominic Barton

    Vice-Chancellor Feridun Hamdullahpur presents a special President's Lecture featuring the new Chancellor, Dominic Barton, who will share his insights and reflections on the global economy and on the University of Waterloo's position and opportunities as a leader in global innovation. Mr. Barton, Global Managing Partner Emeritus, McKinsey & Company was recently appointed as the University of Waterloo's eleventh Chancellor.

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