April 2022

Making the most out of your university life

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My name is Linda, and I am a third-year Math/CPA student. Today, I’m here to talk about the importance of work-life balance while at university. It is sooo much more fun when you spend time with friends outside of schoolwork, and you can have memorable experiences with friends on campus or elsewhere when travelling together. 

Non-Profit Organization Consulting: A student initiative helping community leaders to follow their passions

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The Non-Profit Organization Consulting (NPOC) group consists of student volunteers passionate about providing their financial expertise to non-profit organizations (NPOs) to help grow their initiatives. The School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) interviewed Robert G. Ducharme, lecturer and initiative lead, to learn more about the mission, as well as the successes, and challenges faced by NPOC.

The serendipity of the Student Venture Fund

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What the fund represents to me and its spread of rewards

We all know that it’s impossible to foresee everything. In some courses here at the University of Waterloo, you’ll learn about something called risk—the effect of uncertainty on desired outcomes. Admittedly, the Student Venture Fund (SVF) is one of those courses where you really should care about the negatives of risk. However, the Fund itself very much represented the opposite for me.

Being CEO for a day: What it means and takes to be a successful leader

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I was selected as one of 50 student finalists to participate in the CEOx1Day Future Leaders Summit! I had the unique opportunity to learn business and leadership skills from top Canadian executives.

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