SAF International Study Course


"This course is teaching me how to incorporate different strategies within existing practices to foster deeper meaningful connections with the people we are working with, even in an online setting."

- Neha, AFM - Spring 2021

In an ever-expanding internationalized business world, having an international perspective can enhance any business professional's acumen. The SAF International Study Course is a condensed, 0.5-credit course offered to upper-year SAF students that provides the opportunity for students to visit international business centres to learn from business professionals and organizations directly involved in international business and specifically international finance and account.

Participants of this course will meet with business professionals in person and/or virtually across the globe to learn more about business practices and challenges that affect an internationalized business environment. The course is offered in the Winter and Spring terms each year and past courses have visited and/or met with professionals in London UK, Hong Kong, New York City, Frankfurt, and Munich. 

Learn more about the Winter 2023 International Study Course with the Marketing and Culture Team, Logistics Team, the Management Team and the Corporate Relations Team.

"Global forces, including rapid changes in technology, are redefining how we develop talent,” Barton says. “Waterloo excels at training the leaders of tomorrow. I’m proud to support this critical work as an ambassador of the University and as a donor."

Dominic Barton, the University of Waterloo's 11th chancellor

The gift will fund new trips to South Asia, allowing more students to participate in the program and develop intercultural skills for the future of work.