More Than Business

Experience matters

Experience Matters

For over 30 years, the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) has been launching business leaders of the world. We provide an education where experience matters.

All of our programs provide students with the technical, analytical, evaluative, and communication skills needed to prepare for successful careers in public accounting, finance, industry, government and not-for-profit sectors.

Our undergraduate programs:

Program ChartOur graduate programs:

CPA logoSAF has received the highest level of national accreditation under the Chartered Professional Accountancy (CPA) National Accreditation Standards. The SAF's national accreditation provides customized pathways for SAF students to tailor their education for a direct route to the CPA designation.

Students in AFM, Math/CPA, and Biotech/CPA can combine their undergraduate studies with the MAcc graduate program to move directly to the CPA Common Final Exam (CFE) after graduation.

The SAF's AFM and CFM programs are recognized under the CFA Institute University Recognition program. AFM and CFM students will receive advanced preparation to challenge the 3 CFA accreditation exams as early as Year 4 of their program.

  1. Sep. 19, 2017Team Epoch pitched for $1M global Hult PrizeTeam EPOCH at the 8th Annual Hunt Prize and Awards Gala

    This past weekend, six finalist teams in the 2017 global Hult Prize pitched social enterprise solutions to the refugee crisis as part of the 8th Annual Hult Prize and Awards Gala event at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York. This year's Hult Prize Global Finals served as the official opening event for the 2017 United Nations Global Goals Week for the UNGA.

  2. Sep. 7, 2017A dose of realityQhalisa jumping in front of painting in a museum

    An entire year of university has flown by my eyes in a flash - and I wouldn’t change it for the world.

  3. Aug. 22, 2017Leadership and the Canada We BuildDavid Ha with His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, and Tobi Day-Hamilton

    David Ha (at right) with His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston and Tobi Day-Hamilton, IQC

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  1. Sep. 22 to 24, 2017Ontario Universities' FairOUF 2014 volunteers

    Visit Waterloo's booth

    Look for us in the white dress shirts and orange ties.You can't miss SAF Ambassadors!  

    Stop by our booth at the Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF) to learn more about programs, admissions, co-op, careers, financing your education, student life, and more!

  2. Sep. 25, 2017Academic Integrity SessionAcademic Integrity

    Academic Integrity is the a foundation of your integrity as a professional.

    Integrity is something that is built in each situation you are in.  The environment you are working in will indicate what the pitfalls are to acting with integrity on all occasions.  

    This "Experience Matters" required event will talk with you about what the University sees as acting with integrity in class, in exams, in your Crews, and in the assessments or papers that you hand in.

  3. Sep. 25, 2017SAF "Experience Matters" - AFM Program Information SessionExperience Matters

    This session is for Year 1 AFM students and will discuss such topics as how to meeet the requirements of the AFM program, how to handle exams, and what to do if you are sick during the exam season.  

    We will cover how to pick an elective for the winter term. 

    This is a good time to have your questions answered about degree requirements and mark expectations.

    This session will take place directly after the Academic Integrity Session which is held in the same room from 7:00 - 7:50 p.m.

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Meet our people

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Andrew Bauer

Assistant professor; Canada Research Chair in Taxation, Governance and Risk

Office: HH 3112

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36516


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