News

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Coming home to SAF

On September 1st, the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) and the University of Waterloo welcomed Dr. Steve Fortin (PhD, CPA, CA, ICD.D) as the new School Director.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

2018 Investment Research Challenge

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.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Exclusive Convocation Ceremony For SAF

Convocation ceremony hall

Convocation is a huge milestone. The entire university comes together to celebrate years of hard work, dedication, and engagement. Wednesday, June 13, 2018 marked a historical event for the University of Waterloo.

Friday, July 20, 2018

First Annual SAF Strategy Case Competition

First Place:  Anna Jia, Enerstine Chen, Robbie Jones, Shivam Dudley

The inaugural SAF Strategy Case Competition was held on Saturday, June 2nd. Opened to all School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) students in second year or above, the annual event is meant to provide an experiential opportunity for students to gain exposure to and learn about the expectations for careers in the field of consulting. A total of 38 teams registered for the competition of which 16 were chosen to compete.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

SAF Students Claim First Place in Business Analytics Competition

L-R: Kieng IV (faculty advisor), Cindy Hum (AFM, 4A), Jennifer Lo (CFM, 4B), Jasper Lam (AFM, 4A), Manhattan College, Business A

L-R: Kieng IV (faculty advisor), Cindy Hum (4A, AFM), Jennifer Lo (4B, CFM), Jasper Lam (4A, AFM), Manhattan College, Business Analytics Competition & Conference judge.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Celebrating the School's successes

Beyond the classroom

This past term, the School celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Student Investment Fund (SIF), as well as the launch and inaugural investment of the Student Venture Fund (SVF). Both of these funds highlight the School’s dedication to experiential education, and provide students with hands on experience in portfolio management.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

SAF Team Wins Venture Capital & Entrepreneurship Case Competition at Western

Shivam Dubey, David Zhao, Jun Park, Fineas Tatar holding cheque

L-R: Shivam Dubey, David Zhao, Jun Park, Fineas Tatar

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Waterloo’s Student Venture Fund Take Home First Place at the Pacific Venture Capital Competition

David Zhao, Jun Park, Fineas Tatar, Ismail Mohammad, Vishal Vinodkumar, Samir Javier

L-R: David Zhao, Jun Park, Fineas Tatar, Ismail Mian, Vishal Vinodkumar, Samir Javier

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Blockchain Implications for Audit and Assurance

Reprinted from CPA Canada

New white paper identifies potential Blockchain implications for audit and assurance

Monday, March 5, 2018

SAF team advances to Americas Regional of CFA Equity Research Challenge

2018 SAF winning team of CFA Equity Research Challenge, Local Division

L to R: Steve Balaban, Faculty Advisor, Hammad Shams, Katherine Chan, Team Captain, Uday Sandhu, Justin Lee, Kevin Li

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