Events

Meet and Greet

Date: September 15, 2017
Time: 6PM - 9PM
Location: CPA Lounge

The annual event hosted by RUFS, RFPA, and RIG offers the opportunity for students to meet student union representatives and learn more about the course union as well as what it has to offer. At the meet and greet, students can mingle amongst other students alongside student course union representatives and learn more about initiatives planned for the year. This is an eventful night as there will be various team building activities that will allow for the chance for great new friendships to form!

Leaders In Investment Banking

Date: September 16, 2017
Time: 9AM - 1PM
Location: TRS1-067

The one day event is a workshop-oriented day where students will learn the secrets to crafting a strong resume and cover letter for a career in investment banking. The event also trains students for a typical investment banking job interview! The workshop will be lead by Sherjan Husainie— the founder of leaders and working at Morgan Stanley. Sherjan has been a member of the Technology Investment Banking Division for Morgan Stanley in Menlo Park, Mergers & Acquisition group at Houlihan Lokey in LA, and Algorithmic Trading group at RBC Capital Markets in Toronto.

Accounting and Finance Week

Date: September 25-29, 2017
Time: 6PM - 9PM
Location: Varies with events

Accounting and Finance Week provides students with a variety of unique events to better their understanding of the career opportunities available to them in the field of accounting and finance.

DAY 1: CHOOSE YOUR MAJOR DAY
DATE: Monday, September 25th, 2017
TIME: 6PM - 9PM
LOCATION: TRS1-148

This event is geared towards first and second years students, who are looking to gain a better understanding of the potential career paths available between each major (Accounting and Finance). Through this event, RUFS aims to provide students with information to help them decide which career path best fits their interests and how these students can pursue those careers. This night will include speakers from the industry, who will share their experiences in the Accounting and Finance industry and give students insights on what to expect. This event will also provide students a chance to network with these professionals.

DAY 2: Case Competition Prep with Else Grech
DATE: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
TIME: 6PM - 9PM
LOCATION: TRS 1-148

In order to prepare students for the case competition that takes place on the final day of Accounting and Finance Week, the teams have included a “How to Cut a Case” workshop to enhance case cutting skills. The ability to analyze cases is extremely beneficial in the accounting and finance professions and all students are encouraged to attend the session. This workshop will be conducted by Else Grech.

DAY 3: FINANCE DAY
DATE: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
TIME: 6PM - 9PM
LOCATION: SANDBOX, SLC 3RD FLOOR

This year RUFS is proud to announce that we will be joined by the VP of Precious Metals Trading at RBC Capital Markets, Michael Plastina. Students will have the honour of listening to Michael Plastina sharing his experiences in the Finance industry and talk about his time at RBC. This event will also be attended by over 20 other industry professionals, with whom students will have a chance to network and interact with. This event will provide students with a more profound understanding of the wide variety of career paths available through the CFA designation.

DAY 4: ACCOUNTING DAY
DATE: Thursday, September 28th, 2017
TIME: 6PM - 9PM
LOCATION: TRS 1-148

RUAS will be hosting a speakers series that will incorporate presentations from various fields of accounting which includes areas such as tax, audit, forensics, consulting, etc. At the end of the night, students will also have the opportunity to network with industry professionals and gain a better understanding on their professional experiences from their respective fields.

DAY 5: SAF CASE COMPETITION
DATE: Friday, September 29th, 2017
TIME: 2PM - 9PM
LOCATION: TRS 1-148

After the success of last years SAF Case Competition, RUFS and RUAS are excited to announce that Accounting and Finance week will be concluded by the 2nd Annual SAF Case Competition. This competition is open to all SAF students of all years. Students will compete in teams of four to cut the case and present in front of a panel of judges. This case competition will require competitors to work as a team to apply their knowledge of accounting and finance concepts.

CFA Mock Exam

Date: October 2017 (Exact date TBD)
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Are you looking to become a CFA? If so, the first ever RUFS CFA Practice Examination is one event you cannot miss!

RUFS is truly excited to be hosting a CFA practice examination for all aspiring CFAs. This unique opportunity will be open to all students and alumni that are interested in pursuing their CFA designation. We understand that the path to passing the CFA examinations can seem very difficult. However, by writing this CFA Level 1 practice exam, students will gain an extremely realistic perspective of what their actual CFA examination will be like. The practice examination will cover all CFA required materials and prepare students to pass their real CFA exam with flying colours.  By taking advantage of this brand new opportunity, you will be one step ahead of the competition. We cannot wait to see the CFAs of tomorrow!

Senior Ace Competition

Date: November 10th, 2017
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

This is the 1st annual Senior Internal Case Competition hosted by RUFS. The competition this year will be open to all 3rd and 4th year students at Ryerson. We understand that students in 3rd and 4th year are looking for experiences that replicate real world situations and help them prepare for life after graduation.  By having such a rare chance to practice case skills so closer to the end of  their undergraduate studies, students will be well prepared for and be able identify their strengths and areas of improvement for solving and presenting cases. Therefore, we view this as a way students can develop their skills and grow in confidence for when they go onto future case competitions. The prizes for this particular competition consist of cash prizes and secret surprises.

Industry Night

Date: November 14, 2017
Time: 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: Sears Atrium

Industry Night aims to provide students with a platform to network with top industry professionals. Students will not only have a chance to network but also learn from these professionals, as they bring their real life experiences and vast knowledge of the finance industry.This event is directed towards 3rd and 4th year finance students looking for networking opportunities with experts of the finance Industry.  RUFS hopes to provide students with lasting connections and a deeper understanding of the different avenues available within the vast world of finance.

Alumni Gala

Date: November 23, 2017
Time: 6:30PM
Location: TBD

This year, the Ryerson University Finance Society will be hosting our 11th Annual Alumni Gala. Our vision for Alumni has expanded and through the efforts of our Alumni department and the whole team, we are ready to make this one memorable milestone event.

This is an event where students can have a full night of networking with a strong field of alumni from the professional field of Finance. These alumni bring a wealth of knowledge and experiences that students can potentially find useful for themselves as they think about their own future career paths. In addition, this is a fine dining event where everyone will enjoy a fantastic three course meal.

Our goal for this year is to further develop our database of alumni so that our alumni can be more involved with our events and in turn, our students then can receive more frequent access to them. Also, our mentorship program with the presence of Finance alumni will be something we are looking forward to developing in the school year of 2017-2018.

Junior Ace Competition

Junior Ace Competition
Date: March 2018
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

This is the 4th annual Internal Case Competition hosted by RUFS. The competition this year will be open to all 1st and 2nd year students at Ryerson. We understand that participating in case competitions can often seem frightening and overwhelming to many students. The purpose of this junior case competition is to provide students the opportunity to learn about what it takes to be successful in a case competition at the beginning of their University career. By having such a rare chance to practice case skills so early in their undergraduate studies, students will be ahead of the curve with regard to knowing their strengths and areas of improvement for solving and presenting cases. Therefore, we view this as a way students can develop their skills and grow in confidence for when they go onto future case competitions. The prizes for this particular competition consist of cash prizes and secret surprises.