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Braving the tides of university life

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Life as a University of Waterloo student can have its fair share of ups and downs, but as a former upper-year mentor, I am here to tell you—take a deep breath and hang on.

The unique experience of competing in the YTP Case Competition

Gaeun (Math/CPA), Daniel (Math/CPA) and Anshul (AFM)

We share our takeaways from winning third place in the Young Tax Professionals (YTP) Case Competition.

Securing the national win for the KPMG Ideation Challenge (KIC)

the 4-member team that won the KPMG Ideation Challenge.

Our SAF student team solved a real-world business problem related to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy.

To be or not to be...that is the equestrian

woman riding a horse

The School of Accounting and Finance caught up with Laura, a current Equestrian Club member and Master of Accounting (MAcc) student to learn more about the Equestrian Club and its impact.

AFM student pursues her life-long passion by competing with the UWaterloo Equestrian Club!

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"You are never a perfect rider, you always have something to learn, no matter how talented or experienced you are.” – Delaney, AFM student

Picturing yourself thriving at UWaterloo

Aishwarya Shukla headshot

As I saw a curious bunch of newly admitted students at You @ Waterloo Day, I was reminded of myself four years ago when I was also trying to make that same perplexing decision of which university and program to enroll in.

Reflecting on an exciting term as an upper-year mentor

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When I saw the opportunity to be an upper-year mentor this term with the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF), I knew I had to take it.

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.

An inside look at the Zero Work program

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How Zero Work set me on the path for future success

Looking to prepare for your first co-op experience? Zero Work is an asset you don’t want to miss out on!

My name is Rachel and I am a first-year Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) student. I stumbled upon Zero Work in my first term, and now I’m here to spread the word about my incredible experience!

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