Welcome Alumni & Friends

SAF grads have leveraged their experiential education to become financial leaders in a diverse range of industries and professions.

Our alumni and supporters include

  • 8,800+ alumni working in 38 countries
  • 4,300+ grads have attained their CPA designation
  • 225 grads have placed on the CFE/UFE Honour Roll list since 1984
  • 14 alumni awarded CFE/UFE Ontario Gold Medals since 1984
  • 8 alumni awarded CFE/UFE National Gold Medals since 1984

Learn more about SAF's Student and Graduate Employment successes.

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Have you got a story to tell? Contact Alumni Development Officer, Advancement, Victoria Hinde, with your story today.

The SAF Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award (formerly the SAF Alumni Achievement Award) is awarded to an alumnus who has achieved a notable level of success and participated in activities that inspire peers, other University of Waterloo alumni, and students. Congratulations to the 2022 Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award recipient, Susan Uthayakumar (MAcc '95), and to all past recipients of the award.

The SAF Leader to Watch Award (formerly the SAF Young Alumni Award) was established to provide tangible recognition of alumni that have graduated recently, who have distinguished themselves through their professional achievements, and community service. Congratulations to the 2022 Young Alumni Award recipient, Matthew Roman, CPA (MTax '12), and to all past recipients of the award.

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Connect with students and alumni - join the University of Waterloo, School of Accounting and Finance Alumni Official Group group on LinkedIn.

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Alumni Buzz E-Newsletter

Have you won an award, got a new job, gotten married, had a baby, or travelled to an exciting destination? We want to hear from you! Let us know so we can share your news with a network of 8,800+ of your former classmates and alumni. Your class note will be featured in the next section of our SAF E-Newsletter.

Alumni Buzz is typically published at the end of each term. Past newsletters are below.