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Telfer School of Management invited to the CFA Ethics Challenge for the first time

Article written by team member Brandon Larochelle, BCom Finance January 14, 2016 marked the first time Telfer School of Management had been invited to the annual CFA Ethics Challenge held in Toronto. As a newcomer, there were obvious expectations set on us, as a school, to do well and to showcase the strengths and skills   …Continue Reading


uOttawa makes its mark at DECA Provincials

DECA is a professional development organization, with chapters spanning various countries across the globe. It develops young leaders, putting to the test students’ presentation skills and business knowledge in intense competitions with both a written and an oral component, in categories across many areas of business. On January 15 and 16 in Toronto, University of   …Continue Reading


Co-Op program’s 40,000th student

This winter, the University of Ottawa’s Co-operative Education Programs achieved the milestone of placing its 40,000th student. After dropping a few hints on social media, the details of the 40,000th placement were unveiled in a ceremony at Deloitte’s office in downtown Ottawa. To mark the occasion, a plaque was awarded to Robyn Smith, an accounting student at the   …Continue Reading


The Telfer Trading Competition Keeps Growing

Overall Winners 1. Patrick Kaminski 2. Nhung Vu 3. Dmitry Shorikov 4. Daniel Shannon 5. Roma Stepanchenko 6. *Tie* Carson Luo / Daniel Kirshner Case Winners Social Outcry: William Amoi Liability Trading: Patrick Kaminski Options: Tsoi Yuen (Jack) Lau Equity Valuation: David Wilkie ETF Pricing Arbitrage: Patrick Kaminski Algorithmic Market Making: Tsoi Yuen (Jack) Lau   …Continue Reading


iGEM uOttawa Wins a Gold Medal at 2015 Giant Jamboree

Marina Kidisyuk, BCom student and co-president of the uOttawa International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) program, is happy to announce that their team has won a gold medal at the 2015 Giant Jamboree held in Boston on September 24-28. “Our tireless work has paid off and the judges loved our policy project aimed at creating a stronger link   …Continue Reading


The power of CO-OP: Why Ottawa companies should hire a CO-OP student

Being a CO-OP student at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, it doesn’t take much deep thought to realize all of its benefits. I am given the opportunity to explore different work environments, meet key people in the job market, create a network, develop my professional skills and learn more about   …Continue Reading


BCom Student Involved in iGEM uOttawa to Travel to Boston

Marina Kidisyuk, co-president of the uOttawa International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) program, will be in Boston with the rest of her team presenting their synthetic biology project at The Giant Jamboree. This year, the team will be creating a tri-stable switch, modelling cell differentiation in yeast that can ultimately lead to improved regenerative therapies using   …Continue Reading


Telfer a Slam Dunk Choice for Gee-Gees Basketball Star

Vikas Gill is not only a third year BCom Finance student, he is also a member of the Gee-Gees varsity men’s basketball team.  Vikas is part of an elite group of only 300 varsity student-athletes on the uOttawa campus, and of only 34 studying at the Telfer School. Even though Vikas was recruited by the   …Continue Reading


Congratulations to Kathleen Kemp for her Spirit Award

Kathleen has positively impacted the community in many ways through her entrepreneurial endeavours and is a testament to leadership and passion. Among these endeavours is her involvement as President of Enactus uOttawa, a social enterprise project focused on creating businesses revolving around the community’s most pressing problems and her volunteer initiatives regarding mental health. She   …Continue Reading


Congratulations to all new Telfer Graduates

Throughout the weekend, we welcomed a new cohort of Telfer alumni and hosted two main events around convocation. Students first gathered at the New Graduate Reception to listen to inspiring keynote speeches from Ian Telfer, who also received his honorary doctorate this week, and Harley Finkelstein from Shopify. After convocation, we welcomed some of our   …Continue Reading