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Telfer students waiting outside a classroom at Desmarais building

 |  Category: Student Voice

When you are in high school, it is difficult for everyone, and especially for international students, to find the university program that best suits you. Faced with the multitude of possibilities available to us, both in terms of the program and the choice of city and university, it is a stressful and difficult decision. I am from Côte d'Ivoire in West Africa, and I decided to come to Canada in 2017 for my university studies.  Read more ›

Celebrating 10 Years of the Executive Mentorship Program

 |  Category: Telfer Announcements

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Executive Mentorship Program at the Telfer School, a program connecting our alumni and senior undergraduate students.  Read more ›

Barbara Crook and Dan Greenberg Share Their Advice On How To Repair The World

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

The Dean’s Philos Award recognized individuals who have demonstrated outstanding philanthropic achievement and social commitment. This award was established in 2004 on the Telfer School of Management’s 35th Anniversary.  Read more ›

uOttawa Enactus’s Project F.L.Y. in The Star

 |  Category: Rising Stars

Since 2010, Project F.L.Y. (Future Leaders in Youth) has been run by Enactus uOttawa as a leadership program with the dedicated mission to empower youth. These university students strive to teach youth some of life’s most important skills through engaging workshops that will benefit them with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally.   Read more ›

Student talking at a networking event

 |  Category: Student Voice

The most dreaded term of the management school community. Everyone talks about it, all your professors bring it up in class, every event includes a portion of it. But really, what is networking?  Read more ›

Woman in interview

 |  Category: Student Voice

Job interviews are often nerve-wracking, especially as a CO-OP student who is hoping to stand out. The interview question we often dread is: “Tell me about yourself?” During my last round of CO-OP interviews, I decided to ask employers what made students memorable, and the underlying theme was personality. One employer stated, “grades are necessary to establish competence, but we are looking for a connection. That sometimes means sacrificing CGPA for personality and extracurricular involvement.” Easier said than done, right? I have often found myself trying to be the perfect candidate for the job, and forgetting that it is the other way around. Here’s a list of tips to help you loosen up, to be yourself:  Read more ›

Group of people working together on laptops

 |  Category: Student Voice

Unsure of what you want out of your business degree, but know you have an interest in the field? Those are some shoes I think many people wear well through their undergraduate studies. That is exactly where I was in my first year. In my own experience, an early internship helped me better understand the world of business I was getting into and narrow down my own career path.  Read more ›

Woman working on laptop looking distracted

 |  Category: Student Voice

Procrastination can be a fairly recurring problem in many aspects of our lives. Whether it is in our professional or academic environment, many of us are confronted with it. You may have already read articles or watched videos on how to resist procrastination, but unfortunately you are still at the same stage.   Read more ›

three students smiling in front of the telfer sign

 |  Category: Student Announcements

There is a lot to learn as a new Telfer student when it comes to program features and courses. If you are interested in learning more about setting up your course schedules, choosing your program option(s), studying in French and English, and international exchange, check out this discussion from fellow University of Ottawa students from an Instagram Live session. Read more ›

University of Ottawa mourns the loss of Professor William Rentz

 |  Category: Telfer Announcements

It is with great sadness that the family of Professor William (Bill) Rentz announces his recent passing.   Read more ›

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