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

  • 7,300+ alumni working in 36 countries
  • 4,300+ grads have attained their CPA designation
  • 1,200+ alumni work in public practice
  • 15 alumni awarded Ontario Gold Medals since 1984
  • 8 alumni awarded National Gold Medals since 1984

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


SAF faculty, administration and staff are grateful for the generous, unstinting support provided by SAF alumni and friends. This ongoing support is crucial to SAF’s well-being and responsiveness to future challenges.

SAF’s 6,700 alumni worldwide have achieved a stellar record in fundraising, most recently completing an $8 million major campaign, and their initiatives help SAF recruit top faculty, enhance world-class research, and develop student learning opportunities.

The Accounting and Finance Alumni Association (SAFAA) keeps grads connected and actively engaged with SAF, current students, and each other. Friends of SAF include industry firms and individuals who make significant corporate or personal donations to sustain and extend SAF’s mission.

The outstanding commitment of SAF alumni and friends enables SAF to maintain its tradition of excellence -- and to shape a very bright future.

Expand Your Network

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

Stay connected, expand your network and join our conversations on Twitter and Instagram.

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Have you got a story to tell? Contact Associate Director, Advancement, Sheilaah Guthrie, with your story today.