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Attend the Study Abroad Info Session on Feb 21

Do you want to escape the rain in BC?  Do you have the urge to explore different cultures and meet new friends?   Do you ever wish that when you look outside your classroom window you could see the Alps, the Eiffel Tower or the bright Australian sun?  If so, come on out on February 21 to a new info session on exciting opportunities for business students to studying overseas!  Come hear the exploits from returning study abroad students or students that are visiting UFV.  You can go for an entire semester or just for a few weeks.

The Study Abroad coordinator from UFV International will answer all your practical questions on how to get you overseas next semester, including available scholarship money!  Come and mingle with veteran, visiting and future study abroad students and enjoy a slice of Italian pie!  If you are interested in going next term or another term down the road, you won’t want to miss this session.

When:  February 21
Time: 12:00-1:00pm – free pizza!
Where: C2431

For further info contact kevin.dewolde@ufv.ca.

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Help Your Community Be More Sustainable and Win $500!

Our world is far from perfect, but what can be done change that? Life on land and under the sea is threatened, people die of hunger and curable diseases every day, and somehow in our advanced society gender equality is still an issue. There is an old English proverb that states, “Necessity is the Mother of Invention” but why wait till the need for change becomes so imperative that we are forced to find ways to solve these issues? Why don’t we all start now to collectively change our world for the better, so that by 2030 we can meet the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/).

For these goals to be reached, everyone needs to do their part.

And this is where you come in!

Tell us how UFV or Fraser Valley Community can address one or more of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by submitting a conceptual or empirical essay that proposes an initiative we can start. Submissions should develop an original proposal or analyze an existing initiative that has facilitated sustainable social, environmental, and economic development. Provide a research based argument for how this initiative can be developed in your target community.

Submission deadline is May 01, 2017.

Don’t stop here and think that this is too hard or too complicated. Every one of you is in a class right now where these topics are being discussed and projects are being assigned. Take the research and paper you are already writing for a class, and mold it into the support for the great idea that is forming in your brain right now!

We are some of the most privileged people on the face of the planet, and it is time for us to give back and help all of those around us in need!

Stand beside the School of Business and Sustainable UFV to help create change in our community.

For more information about the contest and how to submit click here: http://ufv.ca/business/essay-competition/

Also follow our journey on Facebook and Twitter through the 17 Global Goals weekly to hear about what others are already do to be forces for change at:

#SGDs and #ufvDEVgoals

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Discuss Your Career Path with Representatives from the Financial Industry

Business students in their third and fourth year are invited to attend our 3rd Annual Finance Career Networking Breakfast.

Come and participate in round table discussions with representatives from CIBC, Envision, RBC, Scotiabank, Sun Life, and TD who hire university graduates for entry level finance positions.

WHEN
Friday, February 3rd, 2017
9:00 – 11:00 am

WHERE
Phoenix Lounge
33780 King Road, Abbotsford.

This is an excellent opportunity to showcase yourself to top companies in the field of finance, giving you a chance to make connections before you even graduate.

Collect your ticket at the School of Business reception desk or email eep@ufv.ca to reserve a ticket.

Tickets are $5 Early Bird (until January 25) and $10 Regular (after January 25).

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$1,000 Accounting Scholarship Available

This year, accounting students from UFV are eligible to apply for one of three $1,000 scholarships funded equally by FVCPAA and CPAEF.

Students are requested to submit their application to their university’s professor for consideration. The university representative for UFV will be Raymond Leung.

The objectives of the FVCPAA are to foster:

  • professional relationships amongst CPA’s in the Fraser Valley
  • Professional growth by advocating for CPABC accredited courses in the Fraser Valley for convenience
  • Increasing public awareness of CPA’s
  • Inspiring CPA students by providing scholarships and mentorship.

Students who wish to be considered for the studentship must fill out the application form available on the FVCPAA website and meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must maintain a high grade point average and participate in significant volunteer work.
  • Must have completed 3rd year of accounting program and registered for 4th year and must plan to enter CPA program.
  • Complete application form.
  • Two brief letters of reference.

For questions or submissions please contact Raymond Leung (raymond.leung@ufv.ca).

Deadline: February 28, 2017

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Linköping University Summer Academy

The application period for Linköping University Summer Academy will soon open – exclusively to all partner universities from 1 February 2017 until 6 March 2017 (midnight CET). Nominated students can apply on their website.

The programme will give international students an opportunity to study in Linköping for four weeks, choose from a number of high-quality courses and gain cultural insights together with other students from their international partner universities.

All courses are at bachelor’s level, credit bearing (7.5 ECTS), will be taught in English and are full-time. For students from LiU’s partner universities the LiU Summer Academy is tuition free.

The Linköping University Summer Academy provides a new possibility for short term exchange within the framework of our existing exchange agreement. Students who have completed 1 year full-time studies (passed 60 ECTS credits or equivalent) and have a knowledge of English as stated in their agreement are eligible to all courses. They would like to propose a quota of Summer Academy places and semester places on the basis of 4:1.

They are striving for a good mix of students and partner universities are welcome to nominate a maximum of 5 students per course.

Along with lectures and course work, they will also organize an interesting and fun social programme in cooperation with their student hosts.

Housing will be provided, a fully furnished single room with access to a fully equipped shared kitchen. They will have a package including rent, Internet Access (not WiFi), a bus pass for Linköping and surroundings, a pass for the Campus sports facilities and one time final cleaning for 5000 SEK.-

They offer the following courses:

(Please note that courses may be cancelled due to low enrolment.)

Please observe that they have a limited number of student places per course and that they cannot guarantee that all the nominated students can be offered a place. Students from partner universities with whom they would like to improve the balance for incoming and outgoing student exchange are prioritised.

More information on their Summer Academy can be found at our Website: http://www.liu.se/utbildning/summeracademy?l=en

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