News for Current students

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Employers should think twice before implementing peer recognition programs

In fast-paced and often rapidly changing work environments, employers continue to seek new and improved ways to recognize employees in the workplace.

Monday, June 5, 2023

Waterloo professor distills responsibility of accountants faced with suspected regulation non-compliance

Image of Krista Fiolleau

Krista Fiolleau, associate professor in the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) has recently published a chapter titled “The professional responsibility of accountants as re-defined by the inclusion of the NOCLAR standard in the Code of Ethics” within the Research Handbook on Accounting Ethics alongside co-authors Pier-Luc Nappert from Université Laval and Linda Thorne from the Schulich School of Business.  NOCLAR, an acronym meaning non-compliance with laws and regulations is discussed extensively throughout the chapter.

Friday, May 19, 2023

University of Waterloo team places third at national stock pitch competition

ushil (SE), Ivan (AFM), Luka (AFM), John (CS), Pratham (AFM), and Alex (AFM)

             At the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF), students are encouraged to go above and beyond their studies to enhance their learning outside the classroom through attending conferences and competitions. On March 4, a group of SAF students competed at the Association of Canadian Intercollegiate Investment Clubs (ACIIC) pitch competition. The team, comprised of students from different disciplines including Accounting and Financial Management, Computer Science, and Software Engineering, came in third place at ACIIC’s annual stock pitch competition.

Thursday, April 13, 2023

University of Waterloo students excel at thinking outside of the box in real estate design challenge

team photo

The School of Accounting and Finance is thrilled to congratulate the winning team for the 2023 TMU Expand Your Empire (EYE) Development Conference, the ninth annual edition of this highly competitive event. The winning team took home both the first-place prize of $10,000 and The Most Feasible Design Award of $1,250.

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Higher employee performance with charitable donation rewards instead of cash rewards

Professor Adam Presslee

As workplace practices continue to shift, organizations are finding inventive ways to keep their employees motivated and committed to reaching their goals.

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